New video: The Balloon of the Lamplighter

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Ride onboard “The Balloon of the Lamplighter” on Parc du Petit Prince, France. The ride is inspired on the fifth planet visited by The Litlle Prince. About this planet Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote “It was the smallest of all. There was just enough room on it for a street lamp and a lamplighter. The little […]

Field Trip: Le Parc du Petit Prince 4

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“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”. Like in the quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince for more photos we publish is not possible to capture the essential magic of this […]

Field Trip: Le Parc du Petit Prince 2

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Apart from the balloon rides that we’ll cover in the next posts Le Parc du Petit Prince is an uplifting educational experience centered around a tender tale of loneliness, friendship, love and loss, in the form of a young prince fallen to Earth. The book by French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is […]

Field Trip: Le Parc du Petit Prince

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It’s one of the new theme parks in Europe and opened its doors to the public just a few months ago on July 1, 2014. Le Parc du Petit Prince is located in France, in Alsace, Ungersheim and is inspired by the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The owners of the park Aerophile SAS were […]

Le Parc du Petit Prince opens

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Le Petit Prince theme park opened yesterday in Ungersheim (Alsace) near the French, Swiss and German borders. The park covers an area of ​​24 hectares and has 31 attractions, such as 2 large tethered balloons (which may exceed 150 meters high), a 4D cinema, a aerobar (such as Futuroscope) and animals. Only 500 people visited […]

Most French theme parks open in April

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Except for Disneyland Paris that is open all year round and Futuroscope (already opened on February 15), French amusement parks will open their doors for the new season next April. Only Vulcania will open earlier on March 19th with a new lava and fire exhibit. Le Puy du Fou will open this season on April 11 […]

Petit Prince first air amusement park in the world next summer in France

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Based on the universe of heroes by Saint-Exupéry, the balloon manufacturer Aérophile has plans for the first air amusement park in the world for next summer, reports the french newspaper Le Figaro. The park will take the place of the former Bioscope theme park in the south of Alsace (in Ungersheim near germany and switzerland borders) that has been […]