Become a hands-on explorer for a day at Vulcania and erupt into the fascinating world of volcanoes. A 3-D theatre and a giant screen in Vulcania's amphitheatre take you back over 4.6 billion years to discover the Earth's evolution. Feel the ground move beneath your feet in the Earthquake Simulator and journey towards the Earth's epicentre in the 38 metre-deep crater. Head through the Rumbling Gallery, dug out of old lava flows, and discover all the force and emotion of a volcanic eruption.|
These are just a few of many exhibits available at Vulcania:
The Earth and the Butterfly - In a room set up inside real lava flows, learn about the origins of our planet and the secrets of its interior. Discover what the future may hold for Earth.Solar System Merry-Go-Round - Learn the secrets of the solar system with a zenithal projection while you sit reclined on a revolving platform.The Interactive Earth - A large project allows you to "walk" inside the earth, where you'll learn about the Earth's internal mechanisms: subduction, accretion, and magnetism.Planet Observer - Take an interactive voyage around the Earth. Explore the different landscapes and volcanic regions of our planet and see how beautiful and fragile the Earth is with this remarkably accurate digital reproduction.
- One-day admission to Vulcania
9 AM–6 PM (Vulcania closes at 7 PM during July and at 8 PM in August)
Vulcania is located approximately 9 miles (15 km) from Clermont-Ferrand. Transportation to and from the park is not included. Please telephone Vulcania Customer Service if you require directions. The Earthquake Simulator is not recommended for pregnant women. Vulcania has disabled access. Children younger than 6 are admitted for free.
|After booking your tour—3 easy steps:|
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.
How to exchange your voucher(s):
Upon arrival at Vulcania, please present your voucher(s) at the ticket office. The ticket office is located next to the cash points by the park's main entrance. Your voucher(s) will be exchanged for park entrance tickets.Important: Vulcania is located approximately 9 miles (15 km) from Clermont-Ferrand. Transportation to and from the park is not included. Please telephone Vulcania Customer Service if you require directions.
|Terms and conditions|
|Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.|