Some of the best theme parks in Europe

For young people and families, theme parks offer a day of fun and adrenaline, whether you go for the day or choose to make a break of it. To assist you in choosing the best parks to include in your itinerary with Coach Hire Dorset, here are some of the most popular around Europe:

Efteling in the Netherlands

The biggest theme park in the Netherlands, Efteling is a magical destination full of fun and wonder. The park has a fantasy theme inspired by tales and legends, folk lore and fables. There is something for every age group, including boat trips around a Forbidden City, live entertainment and shows and a fairytale forest.

Alton Towers in the UK

For some homegrown adventure, take a trip to the Alton Towers Resort. Situated in Staffordshire, it’s long been a favourite of UK thrill seekers for many generations. There are over 50 rides to experience and a dedicated land just for younger children. You’ll also find two themed hotels, a golf course and water park. There truly is something for all for the family. Book a coach trip there today with Coach Hire Dorset

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Disney Land Paris in France

This must be the ultimate theme park destination in Europe and nobody does it quite like Disney. This is the place of dreams and fairytales, perfect for a family break or romantic getaway. There is a ton of entertainment day and night, including themed hotels, restaurants, street parades, shows and 5 different themed areas of the park. Getting there is easy, leaving is a different matter!

Dyrehavsbakken in Denmark

More simply known as Dakken, this is a firm favourite and one of the oldest theme parks on earth. Unbelievably, this site has been providing thrills and spills since 1583! It is located just 10 minutes outside of Copenhagen in stunning woodland. You’ll discover 32 rides and a park packed full of arcades, eateries, children’s entertainment and live music. The park manages to retain a classic, traditional feel as all neon lighting and branded advertising are banned.

PortAventura in Spain

Anyone travelling to Salou in the Costa Dorada should include PortAventura in their plans. You’ll be spoiled with no less than six lands to experience, all with superfast roller coasters, entertainment and food stalls. This is also the park where you’ll find Europe’s highest and fastest ride, known as Red Force. It is located in Ferrari Land.

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Europa Park in Germany

Located in Rust, Germany, this might be a smaller park, but it still manages to pack a punch in terms of adrenaline. There are 13 rollercoasters, as well as a 4D cinema and a selection of cutting-edge virtual reality rides. You’ll also discover a tower with 360-degree panoramic views of the Black Forest and Rhine Valley.