A huge Empire, created by Walt disney in the first half of the twentieth century, today includes, in addition to film and animation studios, a network of amusement parks in the United States and around the world, bearing the name “Disneyland”.
Thoughts on the construction of the entertainment Park for the entire family showed up at Disney for a long time, even before the Second World; playing with his kids, he dreamed of a place where they could entertain children and their parents, and the number of recreational opportunities would be much greater than they can be placed in the backyard.
Walt Disney visited many amusement parks around the world, eagerly soaking up ideas for your own Grand Park, noting the advantages and especially the disadvantages of the existing.
Originally, Disney planned to build Mickey mouse Park opposite his Studio in Berbente, California, but soon was forced to change their plans. In 1953 the specialists at Stanford University began to search the place for your future amusement Park near Los Angeles; the choice fell on the site area of more than a hundred acres near Anaheim.
July 21, 1954 construction began on the first Disneyland. Thousands of orange trees have been ruthlessly destroyed by bulldozer to make space for the realization of the fantasies of the famous cartoonist. Continue reading
In this post we will talk about “Spanish Disneyland” Park Port Aventura. The Park is located near Salou, an hour’s drive from Barcelona. 6 is visited in Europe and the most visited Park in Spain. Every year there are more than 3 million people. This is a great place where it will be interesting to both adults and children.
I reached the Park by train. Here is the station in Barcelona, with trains to the Park.
The station has many volunteers who will tell you what you need to buy a ticket and how to get to the train. The road to the Park takes about an hour.
I recommend to allocate admission to the Park 2 days. This time is enough to visit the main attractions and shows, and to watch a night show closing time.
I stayed at the Hotel PortAventura.The entrance to the hotel
The Park is divided into 6 themed areas: the Mediterranean , Wild West . Mexico . China . Polynesia and sesame (Park for young children).
The size of the Park is great to explore all of it leisurely walking pace – you need a few hours. Continue reading
In the Northern part of Italy, on the shores of picturesque lake Garda is the country’s largest amusement Park “Gardaland”. This is one of the most popular parks in Europe: thanks to its extremely strategic location it attracts tourists not only by the various attractions, but also indescribable beauty of nature. We recommend you to come here for a few days and after visiting the Park to enjoy an excursion in the surroundings of lake Garda. The beauty of these places will not leave you indifferent.
“Gardaland” is located at the same distance from Milan and Venice, you can reach it by train, buying a ticket to the station of Peschiera del Garda, from which every half hour to the Park by a free Shuttle bus. There are bus tours to the Park from Verona, Bergamo, Brescia and Vicenza. Get to the Park independently, riding on the highway A4 Torino-Trieste and follow the signs. Be careful – turn to the “Gardaland” on the highway made a rather dodgy road junction.
The territory of the Park “Gardaland”
The Park is one of the biggest in Europe and on its territory you can easily get lost – it is recommended to take an illustrated map of the Park, which will help save time and don’t pass up interesting attractions. The Park is divided into several tematicheskii age zones marked on the map in different colors. Continue reading