If you’re thinking about taking a holiday with a difference, where the the whole family can enjoy a fun-filled, action-packed time, then explore our list of some of the best theme parks in Denmark, Norway, Paris and the Spain. From roller coasters and exciting live shows, to giant water parks and themed hotels with fantastic facilities, there are affordable options to suit families with children of all age groups.
In Denmark, on the island of Zealand, a 45-minute drive from Copenhagen, lies a disgusting and magical world every family should experience. Denmark’s funniest and craziest park that every kid loves. The greatest amusement park in the world is wall-to-wall farting dogs, puking rats, and cows with exposed breasts for the whole family.
To the smaller children, in summer period (10th of July – 8th of august) experience new summer show with Henry Hundeprut and Åge Mågeklat on our children scene. In the theme park Denmark, you can as always try rafting, Den skøre skildpadde, Vildsvinet, Vandrotten, Svend Svingarm and our other popular attractions. There is a lot of experiences for children of every age.
Tusenfryd – Oslo – Norway
Largest amusement park Norway, Tusenfryd near Oslo has more than 30 fun attractions for all ages, including fast-paced rollercoasters with VR technology, carousels, a log ride, and much more. In between rides, you can play fun games or eat at one of the many restaurants and cafes.
Barnas Fryd and Frydskogen are packed with rides and activities for the little ones, and the water park BadeFryd has a swimming pool, a river, and a huge waterslide.
The best known theme park in Europe is undoubtedly Disneyland Paris, 35 km east of the French capital. The resort is comprised of Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios and Disney Village (the shopping and restaurant zone). Disneyland Park, much like The Magic Kingdom in Florida, is modelled on the original Disneyland in California, where you can catch up with your favourite Disney characters for photos, hugs and autographs or enjoy the mesmerising array of shows and attractions on offer.
The 5 most popular Disneyland attraction are:
- Buzz Lightyear Lazer Blast – to infinity and beyond.
- Pirates of the Caribbean – ahoy matey!
- Space Mountain: Mission 2 – blast off starts here.
- Big Thunder Mountain – watch out for falling rocks and rattlesnakes.
- It’s a Small World – sing along with dolls of every nation.
PortAventura – Salou – Spain
PortAventura is the largest family resort in Southern Europe. Located in Salou in north eastern Spain – an hour’s drive from Barcelona – the resort is made up of 6 fantastic worlds for you to explore.
Experience exotic lands such as China, Polynesia, Mexico or the latest interactive experience – Angkor – the lost kingdom of Cambodia. Take a trip back in time to the badlands of the Wild West or join Big Bird and Elmo in a colourful cartoon universe inspired by Sesame Street.
Watch acrobats fly through the air in the Cirque du Soleil extravaganza – Kooza, or make a splash at the Caribbean themed water park – Costa Caribe – with 16 exciting rides and slides.
Set sail on the high seas in a pirate galleon with a motley crew of beloved Sesame Street characters, navigating the 6-lane Rapid Race, roaring waterfalls, plunging pools and dense vegetation of this tropical oasis. And for the most fearless bandits of them all, there’s King Khajuna – the highest water slide in Europe!
Tivoli Gardens, Denmark
Fun and games aside, the fact that it is the second-oldest amusement park in the world lends it a sense of credibility that lures in many to book tickets to this park during their time in theme park. It was built way back in 1843 and is located in the heart of Copenhagen and is one of the most celebrated theme parks in copenhagen denmark. Apart from mainstream offerings of amusement rides and carnival games, some interesting features about this place are the pretty flower gardens, food pavilions, and open-air shows. It is the most-visited amusement park in Scandinavia and for legitimate reasons! Plan your visit here such that you can spend some time after the sun sets, because this is when the stage becomes lit for a host of cultural activities! Book tickets in advance to avoid the long lines.
What are you waiting for?
Now that you’ve taken a whirlwind tour through Disneyland Paris, Tusenfryd in Norway, Port Aventura in Spain and Tivoli Gardens in the Denmark, why not experience the real thing? Each park is filled with attractions to suit all ages, with excellent restaurants, facilities and nearby accommodation to make your holiday as comfortable as possible.