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Parc Astérix

Parc Astérix

Parc Astérix

Parc Astérix (60128 Plailly) – visitors to this amusement park come here to appreciate contemporary pop French culture. This theme park is named after the famed animated Gaullic character Asterix (created by comic book artists Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny) – whose status in France is similar to Mickey Mouse in USA. Located 35 km north of Paris, it offers 35 rides (including six roller coasters and 4 water rides – incorporating Ancient Roman, Greek, and Egyptian themes).