Puy du Fou

Le Mans
Loire Valley
Attractions and places of interest
Activity and Theme Parks

Voted the best theme park in the world in 2012, Puy du Fou is an exciting way to experience several different periods of history - from the Romans and Vikings to the 17th century musketeers - all surrounded by unspoilt countryside.

Enjoy a multitude of shows from different times throughout history with astounding adventures for the whole family! Jousting, falconry, puppets, historical villages, nature areas and much more will make your whole day out at Puy du Fou a truly memorable experience.

New for 2016 is La Dernier Panache, the biggest original creation in Puy du Fou's history! Follow the glorious destiny of a French naval officer who has returned home a hero of the American War of Independence. In 1793, with the advent of the French Revolution, his life will change dramatically in a last fight for freedom.

There's also the world's biggest night-time show, the Cinéscénie, featuring 1,200 actors spread over a stage of 23 hectares, with 24,000 costumes. Millions of spectators have already seen this unforgettable show, which still keeps getting better with new developments including 3D video projections and backdrops, and new stages and lighting design!

 

Nearby attractions

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An arts centre created in the old LU biscuit factory, this is a hub for modern theatre, dance, art, music, literature, philosophy... So many interesting aspects of culture.

Follow the 4km of path in this spectacular botanical garden to experience fragrances of camellias, magnolias and other exotic flowers with 70,000 flowers blooming across the seasons.

The majestic Castle of the Dukes of Brittany is a fortified medieval castle built when Nantes was part of Brittany. Although its walls are rather austere, inside the courtyard you'll discover a brilliant white palace made of...

Places to visit nearby

Nantes, in Western Loire, is a beautiful city that was once the long-held historical capital of Brittany and is today a vibrant hub for the creative arts.

Angers in Pays de la Loire is an artistic city on the banks of the River Maine, that is steeped in medieval history and full of beautiful gardens and parks.

Niort in Poitou-Charentes is an important modern finance centre with a rich historical past as a trading port and the second largest donjon (keep) in France.

Nearby events

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