Parc Astérix

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Parc Astérix is a eröffneter in 30 km north of Paris commune in Plailly in 1989 amusement park, where a resort is connected. This the world of comic heroes Asterix theme park dedicated occupies the second rank among the most visited theme parks in France.

The original, since 1997, listed on the stock exchange operating company " Parc Asterix SA ", which had bought the " Grand Aquarium Saint- Malo " in the previous year, became, after 1999 further Grevin -France miniature taken, under the name Grevin & Cie ( qv) in a supra-regional society. After a takeover action from 2002 held the Compagnie des Alpes ( CdA ), a subsidiary of state-owned financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC ), at least 95.87 % of the shares of that company, which incorporated the CdA as a division Grevin & Cie and was renamed in 2006 in CdA park.


The idea of ​​such a theme park was developed in a team led by Pierre Tchernia, Marcel Gotlib ( 's colleague in Pilote ), Roger Carel ( French film voice of Astérix ), the actor Gérard Hernandez, Fred (author of Philémon ) and Asterix artist Albert Uderzo. In 1987, work began at the Parc Astérix in France Plailly in Paris. With the theme and the characters from the Asterix comics, a forest area of ​​155 hectares, 95,000 trees and 4 acres of water area of ​​the park was opened on 30 April 1989.

The park has in the French population a lot of popularity and consciously cultivates a French flair in contrast to American-style amusement parks, especially for only 30 km away competitors Disneyland Paris. Thus, besides scenes from Gallo- Roman times to Asterix also scenes from medieval France and the turn of the century with shops and craft demonstrations.


Among the attractions of the park next to roller coasters include a Gallierdorf in the center of the park, some rides and shows with reference to the world of Asterix and the figures of the comics. For the 25th anniversary of the park - in the 2014 season - dedicated to the dog park from Obelix own listing: La foret d' Idéfix is the new children's area of the park with five attractions just for kids.

As the main attraction of the park is generally Opened in 1997, the wooden coaster Tonnerre de Zeus ( thunder of Zeus ). Since 2012, attracts mainly Oziris visitors under its spell.

Roller coasters

  • Goudurix
  • Oziris ( Inverted Coaster from Bolliger & Mabillard )
  • Périférix
  • Tonnerre de Zeus
  • Trace You Hourra
  • Vol D' Icare

Former roller coasters

  • Ronde des Rondins