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“Europe-Park” and “Legoland”

The journey for the whole family in “Europe-Park” and “Legoland”

“Europa-Park” and “Legoland” – the famous German amusement parks, able to surprise both children and adults. Exciting games, amazing attractions, exciting workshops – all worth a visit! Group tour in Stuttgart with a visit to the amusement parks will be a real treat for the whole family and will bring lots of pleasant impressions! You will go on a walking tour of Stuttgart with sightseeing and travel arrangements for the day in “Europa Park” and “Legoland”.

The journey for the whole family in “Europe-Park” and “Legoland”

The duration of the main programme – 5 days/4 nights. Optionally, You can extend the tour for another 3 days and visit the Mercedes Benz Museum, the Porsche Museum or a factory outlet in Metzingen (optional excursions to be paid separately).

The tour program

Arrival in Stuttgart transfer to the selected hotel, accommodation and rest.

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Why the “roller coaster” is actually called “roller coaster”?

The old rides. now known as the “roller coaster”, has been considered from so-called “roller coaster”, which were artificially created, high icy hills, often occurring in the vicinity of St. Petersburg. Very popular in the 17th century ice slides built with a height of approximately between 20 and 24 meters, had the inclination, approximately fifty degrees and was reinforced by wooden supports. “Roller coaster” still replace the name “roller coaster” in many languages of the world.

Some historians claim that the first roller coaster was built by order of the Queen of Russia, Catherine the great in Saint Petersburg in 1784. Other historians believe the first roller coaster was built by the French, and from there was borrowed the idea of their creation. “Les Montagnes Russes a Belleville” (roller Coaster, Belleville) constructed in Paris in 1812, offered additional protective structures, including guides, who not only worked in the direction of safety, but also contributed to the development of a greater speed of descent.

The railway and gravity

In 1827, a mining company in Sammichele, Pennsylvania, built the railroads called “Mauch Chunk”, which worked solely on the force of gravity. Continue reading

The most extreme attractions

The most extreme attractions in St. Petersburg: the amusement Park “Divo-Ostrov”

Friends, how do you feel about extreme rides? I now do not feed bread, only let me ride that taller, faster and scarier. At Oktober-fest in Munich to drink all the beer went, and we are the local attractions to try out. And of course, every time we come to St. Petersburg, the first thing we do is we go to ride the rides in the Park “Divo-Ostrov”, which was discovered three years ago.

How to get to the Miracle Islands and prices for rides

There is a Park literally across the road from the metro station “Krestovskiy Ostrov” (purple line), so get very simple. Here is a diagram of the Park with extreme rides location:

There is a nice bonus, for example, on Wednesdays discount for students 30%, and the children can hour to ride for free at all as newlyweds. You may come in handy. Also they sell bracelets ski pass-unlimited skiing, but the most interesting attractions, such as a Booster and Catapult, are excluded. We took the regular tickets and excellent ride, another year to wait until the next arrival. That’s the price of extreme rides for the summer of 2014 (a year ago were the same): Continue reading

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