Roller Coasters To Renaissance Fairs: Here Are The World’s Best Theme Parks
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
Some travel the world in search of relaxation, others, for adrenaline. If you love a good theme park, here are some of the best in the world with experiences for every type of traveler.
Le Puy du Fou, Les Epesses, France
With water features, fireworks, battles, and live animals, Le Puy du Fou is the ultimate historical theme park and Renaissance Festival. Whether you come for the day or stay overnight, visitors set off on a fantastic journey through time, free to choose their own period of history, shows, and food.
Europa-Park, Rust, Germany
This Scandinavian theme park has attractions for every type of adventure-seeker. Boasting some of the fastest roller coasters in the world, you won’t leave here disappointed.
Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark
With 654 experiences this year, Tivoli opened in 1843 and was an instant success for its ever-changing rides, beauty, and variety of options for all ages.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida
For the fourth year in a row, Universal’s Islands of Adventure is the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice as the #1 Amusement Park in the World, 2015–2018. Prepare for a place where superheroes, beasts, and magical creatures stand before you.
Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallee, France
If you are a Disney-lover, you should add Disneyland Paris to your travel bucket list. This unforgettable experience has the familiarity of Disneyland from home, but with a variety of new experiences all within a Parisian backdrop.
PortAventura, Salou, Spain
Suitable for all ages, PortAventura is the place to go to discover the six worlds of one of Europe’s most iconic theme parks. It is an ideal destination for a family getaway in the Costa Dorada, one of Spain’s most popular tourist areas, and just one hour from Barcelona.
Beto Carrero World, Penha, Brazil
One day is not enough to fully enjoy the best theme park in South America. With an atmosphere of fantasy at every turn, Beto Carrero World is an escape from reality that you should experience at least once in your life.
Paultons Park, Romsey, United Kingdom
Voted the number one theme park in the UK, Paultons Park is a family theme park with over 70 exciting rides and attractions to enjoy, all set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park.