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WIN tickets to Futuroscope with Living Magazine

WIN tickets to Futuroscope with Living Magazine

We are celebrating sending the August edition of Living to the printers with a fantastic GIVEAWAY! We have 5 pairs of tickets to Futuroscope to give to lucky readers, read on to find out how to enter...


As a family, we last went to Futuroscope three years ago as part of their 25th Anniversary celebrations (read our feature here) so were delighted to be invited back recently to visit the latest additions to their attractions. Our chief reviewers came too, our three teenage daughters (aged 13-18) who vowed to try those rides that we parents were too sensible (frightened) to try!

So what's new and, if you've visited a few years ago, is it worth going again?

We picked a day early in the season when crowds were not a problem. One of the joys of the park however is that it is just that, a park. With more than 60 hectares to explore packed with art installations, water features to run through and plenty of green spaces you are encouraged to relax in, it takes a lot to make the place feel full. One thing we particularly liked was the introduction of Premium Passes that allow holders quick entry to the main five attractions leaving more time for everything else. For 15€pp, these would be a good purchase on busy days if you only have one day in the park.


Our first stop was the Raving Rabbids and their Time Machine. Opened last year to rave reviews, it won an industry 'Best in World' award and so expectations were high. Settled into our carriage, we donned the glasses and set off, not quite sure what to expect. It isn't a long ride but it delivered - passing the 6-laugh test easily for all members of the family - and it was the attraction the girls returned to at the end of the day, high praise!

Onto Arthur, another award winner, which still looks fresh and brought gasps despite having seen it a few years back. Petit Prince is charming and Dances with Robots will satisfy the rollercoaster-esque cravings although I was happy not to join the girls as they ramped it up to Level 3.


Next stop was the all-new Fun Xperiences Arena that inhabits the building under the all-new ball. Grab a mat and see if you dare go down the free-fall slide (I didn't) and then it's onto the spiral counterparts. Much shrieking and laughter suggested that those that dared loved it. For the agile, you can manoeuvre your way through laser beams Oceans 12-style while the gamers will enjoy the virtual training area.

Our final verdict? A resounding thumbs up. If you have never been, it's time to go. If you last went a few years ago, it's well worth going back to experience the refreshed and fun Futuroscope. Don't forget to use the coupon of the back of the summer Living Magazines to get 4€ reduction per person!



If you would like to win one of 5 pairs of tickets that will be drawn out of the hat at 5pm on Monday, 3 August, 2015, just send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to:


including Futuroscope in the title.

One entry per person, tickets are valid until the end of 2015.

Good luck!