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Address: 2 route de Mazayes, 63230 Saint-Ours, France
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+33 4 73 19 70 10

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Went for a second time with my daughter and her boyfriend. It was a nice hot day and we had a fairly good time. Be warned, it is nothing like the theme parks the Brits are used... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
pamela w
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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443 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We drove past signs for this on the autoroute between Moulins and The Dordogne and thought "Why not? Can't think of a volcano museum we can go to in the UK!" When we arrived it was teeming and is obviously a must see in this slightly surreal area of extinct volcanoes: we went with the flow!! Until we got to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went for a second time with my daughter and her boyfriend. It was a nice hot day and we had a fairly good time. Be warned, it is nothing like the theme parks the Brits are used to. It is educational, but most of the rides are not very thrilling. If you don't speak french it can be a bit... More 

Thank pamela w
Overijssel Province, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Take a guided tour !! it is worthwile. You learn a lot about geology, vulcano's. The guides are very well informed and good teachers

Thank Vacancesenfrance2016
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went there mid August. Queues were at least 45 minutes for all attractions, rides typically take 6 to 8 minutes - air balloon had a 75 minute queue. Even though I speak fluent French, my kids do not, English is very poorly covered, many of the attractions are only in French. The headset translation of the films is useless as... More 

Thank Matthew S
Amman, Jordan
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57 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were going on a 4pad trip across France and we planned to stay in this part of France since Vulcania was recommended by a friend as a must-visit for the kids. The place was packed but it is a huge park and there are many things to do and see. Very educating but if your kids don't speak French... More 

Thank LaithEM
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Not Eurodisney bit it doesn't claim to be. It is a highly interesting place for adults to visit while it keeps children and teenagers entertained for hours. w heave been every year since it opened, our kids have grown up now but still enjoy the rides. go early though can be packed during french school hols so he prepared for... More 

Thank Frank O
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

An interesting and entertaining park. Enough to see and do for more than one day. A bit awkward with kids under 5 due to some amusements being age-limited. Outdoor parts not all suitable for disabled people.

Thank Reuben M
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Vulcania seems to aim at teaching the visitors about volcanism and related topics and there are some very interesting displays and activities on the theme. Unfortunately it hasn't resisted adding a lot of dinosaurs and even some dragons to the mix. This and other details leaves a feeling of lack of focus. Support for visitors who's native language isn't french... More 

2 Thank Erik S
Kiev, Ukraine
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77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I was there during the rainy day. The most of its treasures are under roof. In the same time two the most exciting ones located outside. It's dinosaurs animatronics and balloon. The last one was not in operation due to weather conditions. It's quite big compared to the other ones I've seen so far. So the internal excitements are worthy... More 

Thank SerhijD
Guildford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We were amazed at how quiet this attraction was at the end of August. Suited us down to the ground though. Don't expect theme park rides - this is an interactive museum. Lots of information but not overload. A lot of thought has gone into the construction and 'experiences'. We borrowed audio guides at the entrance; couldn't have done without... More 

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