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Special events in 2023

Throughout season 2023, discover a special program with activities around the bicycle, shows and night performances!

Tour de France : the bicycle in the spotlight at Vulcania !

This year, Vulcania will be the starting site for the 10th stage of the Tour de France on July 11, 2023 and will thus join the club of theme parks that have participated in this emblematic event. On this occasion, find special animations around the bicycle and the volcanoes throughout the season 2023 of the park:

Les draisiennes de Tambora (The draisiennes of Tambora)

Until November 5  3 to 6 years old

Did you know that it was following an eruption of the Tambora volcano, in Indonesia, that the invention of the ancestor of the bicycle was born with the draisiennes? On an outdoor and themed course, the little explorers can stretch their legs thanks to the draisiennes put at their disposal while the older ones can learn more about the link between volcano and bicycle!

Défi vélo (Bike challenge)

Until November 5

Will you succeed in climbing the Puy de Dôme? Take place on one of our “home trainer” bikes and try to climb the biggest volcano of the Chaîne des Puys in Augmented Reality!

Point expo "En vélo avec Bibendum" accessible tout au long de la saison 2023 au parc Vulcania

Point expo “À vélo avec Bibendum” (Stand “On a bike with the Michelin Man”)

Until November 5

Created in partnership with l’Aventure Michelin, this stand will allow you to retrace the history of the bicycle and the important role of Michelin in its evolution.

Shows à vélo avec des sportifs de haut niveau ! (Bike shows with top athletes!)

Take in the breathtaking performances of the X-Sports Shows and Bike Energy riders!

Bike Energy


June: 17 and 18

X-Sports Shows


July: 10 and 11
Nouveau pumptrack à Vulcania : "La piste de Vulcain"

La piste de Vulcain (The Vulcan Trail)

Until November 5

Test your bike handling on an outdoor course (pump track), surrounded by the volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys… An experience full of twists and turns!

More info to come!

Other special events around the Tour de France and cycling await you in 2023!

Check this page regularly to discover them!

Spring at Vulcania

Find our program to end Spring time in a festive way!

Bike Energy

June: 17 and 18

Take in the breathtaking performances of the Bike Energy riders!

Spectacle estival "Expériences, c'est show !" au Parc Vulcania en Auvergne

Le spectacle “Expériences, c’est show !” (The show “Experiments is Show”!)

June: 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25

Watch Professor Yapadrisk’s explosive experiments!

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Summer at Vulcania

Summer will be “show” at Vulcania! From July 1st to September 1st, enjoy outdoor shows until the evening*!

Place réservée en tribune pour le spectacle pyrotechnique Dragon Time

Les spectacles des “Soirées de l’été” (The “Summer Evenings” shows”)

July: 19th, 25th & 26th
August: 1st & 2nd, 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 23

Experience the magic of Vulcania at night! During the 10 “Summer Evenings”, enjoy the park’s activities and shows until 10 pm and end your exploration with a dazzling fireworks show!

X-Sports Shows

July: 10 and 11

Be amazed by the breathtaking performances of the X-Sports Shows drivers!

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Profitez d'animations exclusives jusqu'à 21h30 dont le spectacle en plein air Yapadrisk et la flamme des volcans

Le spectacle “Yapadrisk et la flamme des volcans” (The show “Yapadrisk and the flame of the volcanoes”)

July: 9 to 31
August: 1st to 31th
September:  1st

Professor Yapadrisk shares his passion for volcanology in a friendly and humorous show.

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Spectacle estival "Expériences, c'est show !" au Parc Vulcania en Auvergne

Le spectacle “Expériences, c’est show !” (The show “Experiments is show”)

July: 1st & 2nd, 9 to 31
August : 1st au 31th
September : 1st

Watch Professor Yapadrisk’s explosive experiments!

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Présentation de rapaces en vol libre au Parc Vulcania

Le vol de rapaces (The flight of raptors)

July: 8th to 10th, 12th to 15th, 18th to 20th, 25th to 27th
August: 1st to 3rd, 8th to 10th, 15th to 17th, 22th to 24th

Admire the majestic flight of barn owls, bald eagles and great horned owls!

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Venez à la rencontre des personnages volcaniques de Vulcania qui vous réservent quelques belles surprises...

Rencontrez nos personnages volcaniques (Meet our volcanic characters)

July : 8 to 15,  18, the 20th, the 27th
August: 3rd, 10, 17, 22, 24

Come and meet our fantastic and zany characters, who will surprise you with their tricks and acrobatics!

*Park activities open until 10 pm on July 19,25 and 26; August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 and 23, 2023. From 10 pm : “Dragon Time” fireworks show on the dates mentioned (subject to weather conditions).