Around Futuroscope

Your holidays in Poitou-Charentes

Atlantic coast, La Rochelle, Marais Poitevin, Cognac country, Futuroscope

Take a holiday in Poitou-Charentes and you can be exploring the cultural attractions of Poitiers or La Rochelle one day, and enjoying state-of-the-art imaging attractions at Futuroscope, the next. You can chill out on an Atlantic coast beach or cruise leisurely up the Charente river; go cycling through the vineyards of Cognac Country or pilot a punt through the green waterways of the Marais Poitevin. All in the same holiday !

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Vacation and leisure in the land of Futuroscope

15 amazing sites which are less than 1 hour away from the park.

Let yourself be amazed by a unique destination in France: Nature, adventure, culture, unusual activities, among friends, family or for a romantic holiday ! Come and discover the Futuroscope Theme Park and 15 amazing sites in a preserved natural environment, which are only 30 minutes away from each other.

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Interactive brochure: 16 wonderful resorts to discover


Roman capital.

Welcome to Poitiers, at the heart of French history and one of its most typical Romanesque towns. Explore its exceptional heritage, with architectural masterpieces that line the narrow streets of its medieval quarters. A city that mixes ancient and contemporary monuments, dynamism and serenity.

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Extend your holidays

Less than 2 hours away from the park: the Loire valley chateaux

The Loire Châteaux dotted around the Loire Valley are listed as world heritage sites by UNESCO. Throughout the Loire, there are 19 châteaux to discover or rediscover. Nowhere in Europe can you find such a large number of châteaux in one area. Here the history of France is recounted in the majestic châteaux, gardens and remarkable places to be seen.

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The Time Machine wins its 2nd Award!

Futuroscope’s Raving-Rabbids attraction "The Time Machine" has been recently awarded a "THEA Award 2014" for “Outstanding achievement” and a "European Star Award 2015" that honours « Europe’s Best Dark Rides ».