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Walkway and fountains at Futuroscope
2: photos

sketch map indicating futuroscope
marker at Futuroscope pages cité d'espace
marker at Futuroscope pages cité d'espace 2: photos
marker at Futuroscope pages futuroscope
marker at Futuroscope pages futuroscope 2: photos
marker at Futuroscope pages vulcania
marker at Futuroscope pages tsunamis: tsunamis travel fast but not at infinite speed

marker at Futuroscope pages tectonic plates – floating on the surface of a cauldron
click for text


new : fortified churches, mostly in Les Landes illustrated

cathedral labyrinths and mazes in France illustrated
using metal in gothic cathedral construction illustrated

paying at the péage (toll station) .

Germans in France .
cathedral destruction during the French revolution, subsidiary page to Germans in France

click to return to the France Zone home page

on first arriving in France - driving
France is not England

Click for motorways and motorway aires in France.

Transbordeur bridges in France and the world 2: focus on Portugalete, Chicago, Rochefort-Martrou illustrated
Gustave Eiffel’s first work: the Eiffel passerelle, Bordeaux illustrated
a fifth bridge coming to Bordeaux: pont Chaban-Delmas, a new vertical lift bridge illustrated

France’s western isles: Ile de Ré
France’s western iles: Ile d’Oleron

Ile de France, Paris: in the context of Abelard and of French cathedralsillustrated
short biography of Pierre (Peter) Abelard

Marianne - a French national symbol, with French definitive stamps

la Belle Epoque illustrated
Grand Palais, Paris

Click to go to pages about Art Deco at

Click to go to 'the highest, longest: the viaduct de Millau'

Pic du Midi - observing stars clearly, A64 illustrated
Carcassonne, A61: world heritage fortified city illustrated

Space City, Toulouse

the French umbrella & Aurillac

50 years old: Citroën DS
the Citroën 2CV: a French motoring icon

the forest as seen by Francois Mauriac, and today illustrated
Les Landes, places and playtime illustrated
roundabout art of Les Landes

Hermès scarves

Hèrmes logo

bastide towns
mardi gras! carnival in Basque country
country life in France: the poultry fair

what a hair cut! m & french pop/rock

Tour de France route 2016
Le Tour de France: cycling tactics illustrated


Tour de France route 2016

New translation, the Magna Carta























what is futurescope?

Crystal building and outdoor auditorium at Futuroscope

crystal building and outdoor auditorium

Walkway and fountains at Futuroscope

space-age walkway and fountains


architecture at futurescope

Waterwall building

water wall –
housing screen made up of 850 televisions,
as well as moving-seat show.


View of futurist buildings at Futuroscope

view of two of the futuristic buildings

Futurist building with tower ride behind at Futuroscope

space-age building with tower ride showing behind


Glass block building at Futuroscope

glass block


Translucent organ pipes building at Futuroscope

translucent organ pipes


animations (activities) and spectacles (shows)

360 degree screen at Futuroscope

360 degree display, comprising 9 screens.


Seating for outdoors shows at Futuroscope

seating for outdoor shows,
looking up to 360° 9-screen building


Music, water and fire outdoors show at Futuroscope

Melodies Aquatiques – music and water outdoor show (with fire too).
A light show accompanies the evening water and music display.


other facilities

Part of the young children's play area at Futuroscope

part of the young children’s play area


Outdoor café at Futuroscope

outdoor café area


Colourful flowerbed, typical at Futuroscope

typical colourful flowerbed


Reflections at the Futuroscope European gardens display

reflections at the European gardens display






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