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Major Theme Parks and Amusement Parks in Europe

An overview of the major European theme and amusement parks.
  1. Disneyland Resort Paris

PortAventura in Spain

Alton Towers
In North Staffordshire, England. More of a theme park than one of the U.K.'s other big amusement park, the free-admission Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Bakken
Locatred in Klampenborg, Denmark.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
The Blackpool free admission amusement park is England's biggest.

Efteling
Located in Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands.

Europa Park
Located in Rust, this is Germany's biggest park.

Gardaland
Italy's biggest themer is located in Verona.

Liseberg
Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, Lisberg is the Scandinavian country's largest theme park.

The Magical World of Fantasy Island
This park on the Lincolnshire coast of England includes whimsical fantasy themes and high-end thrill rides such as an enormous suspended coaster and a drop tower that the park describes (no kidding!) as "butt-clenching."

Thorpe Park
In Surrey, England. The U.K. park features some wild coasters, including Saw- The Ride and the 80-mph rocket coaster Stealth.

Tivoli Gardens
The lovely Copenhagen, Denmark park, built in 1843, was said to be among Walt Disney's inspirations for Disneyland. It is as much a cultural center and botanical gardens as an amusement park.

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