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We went off season so it was quiet and waiting times minimal. We enjopyed it all once we had got... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Jeff and Evelyn... W
Nice for family and kids - educational

Vulcania had the potential to do very impressive and interesting attractions but focused everything... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Simon S
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Would you like to learn more about the Earth, its mysteries and beauty? Are you ready to face almighty volcanoes and natural forces? Get ready to explore Vulcania and journey to the heart of the Volcanoes of Auvergne. A unique experience with family...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2 route de Mazayes, 63230 Saint-Ours, France
+33 4 73 19 70 00
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Having spent 7 weeks road tripping throughout Southern Europe, Auvergne was our last région visited and Vulcania à place to visit for my daughter who had just studied Vilcanoes at school. We arrived early and spent 12 hours in the park which was worth it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JolRoutard
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The lines were long for attractions that aren't even worth queuing for... Dont bother with this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CornIsland
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I’ll start with the only good points: staff us very nice and the site is very clean. Other than that there was nobody there (which was already a sign), we didn’t have to wait in line. Rides (if we can call that rides) are very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 247charlotter
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I finally made it to this centre of Vulcanology built in a mountain side. You will need about 6 hours to explore the different galleries, experience earthquakes and tsunami, ride a lava flow and much much more. This is not an amusement park, it’s an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brigitte L
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We went off season so it was quiet and waiting times minimal. We enjopyed it all once we had got the hang of the layout. Lots of school visits but no problem. The car park is enormous and suggests that what we did in half...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeff and Evelyn... W
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Vulcania had the potential to do very impressive and interesting attractions but focused everything to educational stuff. Nit that it's bad but it tends to be boring for adults. The entry is quite expensive I would recommend to come only during week ends with your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simon S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice visit, no wait on a long week end in may. Doable in a day, attractions are nice but mostly scientific - no high thrill roller-coaster. Very good for teenagers.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frankie R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We visited Vulcania in August, I have never experienced such long queues at any other theme park before or since, it really was a dreadful day. We spent our entire time in enormous queues for just two extremely disappointing attractions and ended up leaving early...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank lch1974
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We spent the entire day at Vulcania, with a 6 year old and a 2.5 year old. The park thrilled our 6 year old, who loves both volcanoes and dinosaurs. For him, it was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip to France....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank nomadiva
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place isn't a theme park, however it is the best interactive, experiential museum I have ever been to. It is good value for money. The whole family will enjoy it and learn from it. The waiting times for the 4D experiences were fine. There...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mummypig02
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