It seems the rumours were true! A new operator may in fact be coming to PortAventura World!Continue reading “InvestIndustrial and KKR to sell PortAventura World”
On June 16th, 2023, we were invited to attend the grand opening of the highly anticipated indoor roller coaster, “Uncharted: El Enigma de Penitence,” at PortAventura World Resort. Here’s a full review of the experience.Continue reading “Unveiling of “Uncharted” New Roller Coaster at PortAventura World in Spain”
The next theme park season in Spain (starting in February 2023) will probably be the best of the last decade in terms of new additions to the parks. In fact, the two major theme parks in Spain (PortAventura and Parque Warner) will both be adding to its coaster collection two rides that have the potential to become the best of the country and even some of the best in Europe. Having said that, let’s dive in all we know about this two new Spanish roller coasters that will be opening in the upcoming months.Continue reading “ALL WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SPANISH ROLLER COASTERS FOR 2023”
When Port Aventura debuted in 1995, the park’s focus on natural and historic beauty earned it a reputation as one of the top parks in the world. Twenty years and several management changes later, the resort was poised to bring a second gate online; the theme – of all things – an automobile company. Conceptually shallow and profoundly indulgent, Ferrari Land gave PortAventura fans whiplash from the day it was announced – but was it really as bad as it seemed?Continue reading “Ferrari Land: An Honest Review”
Today, with the eighth article, our Spanish Theme Park History series comes to an end. During five months we’ve dived into the history of thirteen Spanish amusement and theme parks, some of which no longer exist, and some others are still operating and receiving guests nowadays. We’ve traveled in time through 168 years in theme park history, starting in 1853, to our days in 2021. In this last article of the series, we’ll focus on four different theme parks: Siam Park, Ferrari Land, Horrorland, and Puy du Fou. It has been a pleasure to travel in the Spanish Theme Park History with all of you!Continue reading “Spanish Theme Park History – Part 8: Siam Park, Ferrari Land, Horrorland & Puy du Fou”
After a little break, today we’ll continue our series about the Spanish Theme Park History with the fifth article. Every two weeks we’re publishing one of eight articles about the history of thirteen Spanish amusement and theme parks. Some of them no longer exist, but some others are still operating and receiving guests nowadays. In this series, we travel in time through 168 years in theme park history, starting in 1853, to our days in 2021. In this article we’ll focus on PortAventura, the very first theme park of Spain and the only Universal park that has ever existed in Europe.Continue reading “Spanish Theme Park History – Part 5: PortAventura”
PortAventura World, the main Southern Europe theme park resort, will build a brand new park dedicated to La Liga, the Spanish football league.
Alex: Months after its original opening date, PortAventura has opened its doors this week with tons of new COVID-19 preventive measures. A light celebration of its 25th Anniversary that has been obviously cut down due to other important issues taking place right now. Let’s take a look at the first day of the season!
Alex: One of Europe’s most anticipated new rides this season opened its gates just this weekend at PortAventura! We were there to discover the first dark ride at the park.
Alex: Now that the new European record-breaker rollercoaster Red Force has opened meters away from Shambhala, let’s review this huge B&M hypercoaster which held the record of the tallest coaster in Europe for 5 years! Continue reading “Ride Review: Shambhala – PortAventura”
Alex: Last weekend Ferrari Land, one of the main projects for 2017 in Europe, opened. Despite the hype I had for the park, it felt as such a disappointment. Why? Where to start…
Last week we brought you our very first Ferrari Land update, and it spread around the internet very quickly! A week later, and we’re back for more! A lot of progress has been made, and the all-new coaster ‘Formula’ is shaping up quite nicely. Join us as we take a look at PortAventura’s gigantic new 2017 addition! Continue reading “Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 14th 2016”
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What better way to start off our European coverage than with the construction of Europe’s tallest and fastest coaster coming to Ferrari Land at PortAventura in 2017? Continue reading “Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 8th 2016”