Theme Park Fun with Park Astérix

Harriet Evans
Harriet Evans
11 Sep 2020
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About Parc Astérix

Based on the comic book series ‘Astérix’ by Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny, Parc Astérix Paris is the second biggest theme park in France (after Disneyland Paris, of course!).
Discover five different worlds from Gaul; The Roman Empire, Greece, The Vikings, Travel Through Time, and the new Egyptian world inspired by Caesar and Cleopatra, and enjoy fun with all the family at an amazing 42 attractions within the park! 
Book your entry tickets with Klook to get instant confirmation and skip the queue privileges by entering directly with your voucher.

How to get there

Private transfer from Paris 

Choose between a business car (up to 3 passengers), economy car (up to 4 passengers), or minibus (up to 7 passengers) for your own private transfer to Parc Astérix from Paris. This meet-and-greet transfer service will be instantly confirmed when you book so you don’t have to stress about finding other ways to start your fun day out together! 
Also, while COVID-19 adjustments are still being followed, all Klook transfers require customers and drivers to wear a mask, and other protective measures will be in place to ensure you & your family, and our drivers, are as safe as can be.

By Car - parking

 Parc Astérix is just 35km north of Paris (Porte de la Chapelle) on the A1 motorway towards Lille, take the direct exit for Parc Astérix between exits 7 and 8 - the drive usually takes around 30mins and is an easy drive, plus there are no tolls on the motorway between Paris and the park!
Once you arrive a parking fee of €15 will be payable.

By Bus

From just €20 for an adult return, you can get the bus to Parc Astérix from near the Louvre - to get to the coach park simply;
  • Get to the Metro station: Palais-Royal - Louvre Museum lines 1 and 7
  • From Rue de Rivoli, "Carrousel du Louvre" entrance, go down to Level 1, "Restaurant du Monde" level
  • Walk past the restaurants and go down to Level -1 (escalator next to McDonald's)
  • Then turn left, take the stairs to the Bus Car Park (Level -3), and look for the "ASTERIX TOTEM"
When you’re done in the park for the day, to return to Paris, the Parc Astérix shuttle will leave at 6.30pm from the coach park at the entrance to Parc Astérix (follow the signs for “Navette Parc Astérix”).
 Check out the shuttle website for any further information.

Most Popular Attractions

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Out of a mind-blowing 42 attractions it’s hard to pick our favourites, but here are some of the must-do activities for all ages inside the park;

For the little kids

From plenty of themed play areas to Hydrolix and Enigmatix mini water slide and ride, there’s lots for the smaller members of your group to get excited about - this is a theme park truly designed to offer proper fun for all the family.

For the adrenaline junkies

If you’re a group of full-time thrill seekers then there are plenty of Park Astérix Roller Coasters to fit your fancy here too! Why not zoom on Oziris at 90km/h, try out a bobsled ride on La Trace Du Hourra, or be at one with the gods at 80km/h on Tonnerre De Zeus.

Fun family shows

If you need a break from all the roller coaster excitement, then check out what else is going on around the park. There are character meet-and-greet opportunities with everyone’s favourites from the comics, and a Dolphin and Sea Lion show where you’ll be amazed at their grace and intelligence.

Opening Hours

  • August 2020: 10am-7pm every day
  • September - October 2020: 10am-6pm, weekends only
  • 19th October - 1st November 2020: 10am-6pm every day
  • 2nd November - 18th December 2020: Park closed
  • 19th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021: 11am-7pm every day except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Special Events

  • 3rd October - 1st November 2020: “Peur sur le Parc“ or ‘Fear of the park’ for the Halloween events - thrills, shivers and laughter are guaranteed for all the family!
  • 19th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021: “Noël Gaulois” or ‘Gallic Christmas’ activities will be running to bring Christmas festivity into the Gaul era!

Food Around the Park

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If you don’t take your own food to the park or want a treat to keep you going, there are loads of different options for munching when you need to restore your energy and adrenaline levels within the park! Most of the restaurants have the option for your table to be booked in advance online through the park’s main website.
Check out the lists below for where to eat in the parks depending on how long you want to spend taking a break or the level of service you’d like;

Table Service

  • Le Restaurant Du Lac - full service restaurant for a proper sit down break

Fast Food

  • Caius Pizzarium - pizza & pasta
  • Aux Fastes De Rome - Roman-style restaurant
  • La Halte Des Chevaliers - Medieval-style restaurant 
  • Au Croissant De Diane - breakfast or an indulgent snack
  • Fritapopoulos - sandwiches and lots of chips!
  • La Taverne De Dyonisos - Greek food
  • La Guinguette - Sandwich shop
  • Le Petit Chaudron - sit down and take a breather

All You Can Eat

  • Le Cirque - a self-service buffet set in a colourful big top!


  • Le Relais Gaulois - gourmet buffet restaurant with the opportunity to meet Asterix and Obelix!

Parc Astérix Hotel Stays

With so many attractions and so much to see and do, we can’t blame you if you want to stay overnight at the park and have the option of spending another day on all the rides, to make sure you’ve made the most of it all!
There are 3 Parc Astérix hotels, all of which have their own little features to make your stay great;

Les Trois Hiboux

Stay in this 3-star hotel in the heart of the forest - enjoy a relaxing break just 200m from the parks, and have the chance to be greeted by Asterix and Obelix while you’re eating breakfast!

La Cite Suspendue

With direct walking access to the park through a private path in the forest, stay in the suspended city - a forgotten civilisation found inside an ancient forest!

NEW: Les Quais de Lutèce

The first 4-star hotel in the park, this new accommodation takes you back to Roman times, when Paris was known as Lutetia! With free parking included and the opportunity to meet some of the characters at breakfast, this will be a well-deserved treat between your fun-filled days.
So, armed with all the info you could need to make a day (or more) at Parc Astérix as fun as can be, make sure you book your tickets with Klook for your next Gaul adventure.
And in the meantime, if you need any help deciding when to go, just drop us a message on Facebook or Instagram and we’ll be happy to help!