Amusement parks in Portugal

Amusement parks are the places where dreams come true, where everything is possible and permitted. Who doesn’t remember the enthusiasm one felt while as a child he had the opportunity to drive a toy car or hop on a rollercoaster, memories shrouded in a cotton candy atmosphere? Although we have grown up, the attraction of these special places still remain and ever if we want to recognize it or not, we continue to miss those childhood places. If you plan a trip to the Iberian Peninsula, then make sure you do not miss the famous amusement parks in Portugal, a joy both for children and grown ups.

Algarve amusement parks

Beautiful beaches, warm and azure waters, Algarve is the perfect landscape for a holiday to remember. But if you decide to be accompanied by your children in this exquisite island, then you’d better not miss a trip to Aquashow Park, the biggest water park in Portugal. From Aqua Trains, Water Roller Coaster (reaching 70 km per hour), Waves Pool to the White Snake, Aquashow Park is the perfect choice for spending a joyful day. The entrance price per day is EUR 25 for adults and EUR 15 for children under ten years.  Another interesting place that should be considered a must on your amusement park list is Zoomarine in Guia (near Albufeira), one of the biggest marine amusement park in Europe. Dolphins, seals, sea lions shows and even crocodiles and sharks can be admired in a spot similar to their natural landscape.

Lisbon amusement parks

If you prefer indoor amusement parks, then you have to visit the largest one in Europe, which is located in the capital of this amazing country, Lisbon. First of all you will see that Colombo Shopping Center (host to this amusement park) is an incredible place, spacious, having everything you could wish for, from restaurants, health club, cinema, tens of shops and of course, entertainment area. The main attraction of Colombo amusement park is the roller coaster but the place also provides a location for video games, racing go-carts and bowling. Family Golf Center is another recreational area dedicated to the entire family located in Lisbon. 18 mini golf courses, a water Tower Road, play ground for kids; this entire resort can be visited by means of a tourist train that even has a stop near the beach.

Madeira Theme Park

Located on Madeira Island, this amusement park has a different approach to the idea of having fun. You can enjoy yourself and learn about Madeira’s cultural and traditional habits. Spread over 28 000 square meters, Madeira Park offers tourists the possibility to simulate the discovery of Madeira Island, to experience the way of life of the ancient inhabitants, how they baked bread, how they prepared for the most important events in their lives. The idyllic atmosphere of the park is completed by a restored water mill, oxen sledge and hammocks, a lake and a labyrinth.

It seems that one is never too old for having fun or enjoying themselves as long as you can discover the appropriate spot for every taste. So take advantage of the entertainment locations that the amusement parks inPortugaloffers to all its guests, as soon as possible!

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