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Featuring sword fights, battles, fireworks, beautiful clothes and open air spectacle the Puy Du Fou celebrates history and the great outdoors in the beautiful setting of the French countryside. There are also regular shows timetabled throughout the day and night. A huge medieval fort and a 6,000-seat Roman amphitheatre are some of the recreated settings where you can witness impressive special effects. At Puy du Fou you can watch Viking invaders, swashbuckling musketeers, live chariot races, siege warfare, gladiator fights and wild animals displays, including falconry. The Grand Parc also features a Water Theatre, a Renaissance Garden and a recreation of an 18th century village.Puy du Fou is only a half hour drive from the cottage and is a ‘must see’.

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There are a series of spectacular  ‘Shows ‘ each lasting about 40 minutes which start at prearranged times.

Must see shows: The Vikings (left) , The Gladiators (bottom left) and the Birds of Prey (Le Bal Des Oiseaux Fantomes) (below).

There are plenty of Bars and Restaurants throughout the Park but you are free to take your own food and drink and enjoy one of the many picturesque picnic areas.

Puy du Fou is a full days entertainment and in the evening there is also an optional nighttime spectacular ‘Cinescene’.