The Futuroscope in Poitiers is a 272 acre park entirely given over to the cutting edge technologies used in film.
Its futuristic architecture and many attractions ('Cyberworld', 'La cité du numérique', 'Space Station 3D', etc.) are sure to put your senses to a stern test.
Futuroscope de Poitiers
BP 3030, 86130 Jaunay-Clan, France
Tel.: +33 (0) 5 49 49 11 12, Fax: +33 (0) 5 49 49 30 25
Open from 10:00am to nightfall every day in February, April to August, and during the autumn school holidays (France); Saturdays in March and from September to mid-October; 10:00am to 6:00pm from Sunday to Friday in March and during the autumn school holidays (France) Prices: £18.40, £14 for 5 to 16 year olds in low season; £26, £19.30 for 5 to 16 year olds in high season
Have a drink in the Aerobar, comfortably seated at an altitude of 35m.© Futuroscope
It's one of the star attractions at Futuroscope. Visitors take a seat on board robots and are twirled around to music by Martin Solveig.© Jl Audy / FUTUROSCOPE
Thanks to a simulator, visitors can enter into the world of Arthur and the Invisibles, on board a flying ladybuggy. This attraction created by Luc Besson was inaugurated in 2009.© Futuroscope
This magic show created excusively for the park immerses visitors in the entertaining world of illusion.© Futuroscope
Follow two scientists in the fight to protect orang-utans and baby elephants through this 3D documentary film projected on a giant screen.© Drew Fellman / Futuroscope