Puy du Fou - Practical information/FAQ
To help you prepare your visit to the Puy du Fou, in the best possible way, don’t hesitate to consult our "advice and practical information" pages. You will discover all the tips and advice you need for a successful visit. Important information: concerning accessibility for disabled people, essential recommendation for families with children, pets, parking and quite a lot more… why not have a look!
Les Noces de Feu nightshow is included in the Puy du Fou e-ticket (in green period - see opening calendar above).
The Cinéscénie nightshow is performed in blue period. Cinéscénie 2023 dates: Saturdays 3rd and 10th June, then every Friday and Saturday from 16th June to 9th September 2023.
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Puy du Fou 2023 calendar
In 2023, the Puy du Fou is open from 8th April to 5th November.
OPENING CALENDAR 2023
* Special offer in yellow period: 20% off all your Puy du Fou tickets (Offer valid for all bookings made more than 72 hours before your 1st day of visit, for a visit in yellow period. To get the special offer price, 1st day of visit must be a yellow period day.)
Our advice for a peaceful stay in Puy du Fou
Puy du Fou’s daily Programme
When visiting the Puy du Fou, a minimum of 2 days is recommended to see all the shows. The programmes and show times are available at the park entrance upon arrival or can be found on the Puy du Fou website, the day before your visit from 5 p.m. Please note that the programmes are updated on a daily basis.
Temporary exit from the park is possible.
Puy du Fou opening hours
In 2023, the Puy du Fou is open from 8th April to 5th November 2023.
Puy du Fou opening hours:
Yellow period: 9h30 am - 7h00 pm
Green period: 9h30 am - 10h30 pm
Blue period: 9h30 am - 9h00 pm
Check the calendar above for the opening dates and colour periods of the Puy du Fou.
Where is the Puy du Fou?
Le Puy du Fou is located near Les Epesses in the Vendée (85), Western France. Address : Puy du Fou : Puy du Fou - CS 70025 - 85590 LES EPESSES, France.
By car, driving from Paris or Angers, follow the A87 motorway, and then exit 28 direction “Puy du Fou”.
By train, the Puy du Fou provides from the TGV train station in Angers a shuttle bus service between the station and the Puy du Fou. From 33,80 € per person (2023 prices – return). Advanced booking required and subject to availability.
The Puy du Fou is located 1 hour from Nantes Atlantique International Airport. The Puy du Fou provides, a shuttle transfer service between the airport and the park. Advanced booking required and subject to availability.
Puy du Fou Pricing
Puy du Fou ticket prices
You can consult the Puy du Fou 2023 prices on our Puy du Fou tickets page by clicking here.
Book and save! Take advantage of a preferential rate by booking your Puy du Fou Parc tickets up to 72 hours before the date of your visit.
Puy du Fou children's prices apply to children between 3 and 13 years (inclusive). Under 3 ‘s go free (proof of age required).
Take advantage of the Puy du Fou 2023 special offer: 20% off all your Puy du fou tickets for any visits during the yellow period, (Offer only valid for bookings made up to 72h before your visit, for a visit during the yellow period. 1st day of visit must be in yellow period).
The night show Les Noces de Feu is included in the Puy du Fou ticket (during the green period according to the opening calendar below).
The new novelty for 2023 at the Puy du Fou is the story telling "Le Mime et l'Etoile", included in the Puy du FouTicket.
Puy du Fou short break prices
To find out prices for short breaks in a Puy du Fou hotel, check availability and prices by clicking here.
In 2020 the Puy du Fou created the amazing flamboyant hotel "Le Grand Siècle" and "La Table des Ambassadeurs" it’s elegant new restaurant.
Accessibility at the Puy du Fou
Contact our holiday advisers on +33(0)2 51 62 76 82 to book your short break.
Special rates for disabled visitors
Visitors with disabilities can benefit to reduced rates, on presentation of appropriate documentation.
Access to shows
All the shows at the Puy du Fou and the Cinéscénie are accessible to people with disabilities. Places are reserved in the main shows.
Manual wheelchairs (2022 indicative rates: 9 €/day) and mobility scooters (2022 indicative rates: 25 €/day) are available to rent (prior booking recommended and subject to availability).
Shuttle service "La Colporteuse"
At the Puy du Fou, a small train "La Colporteuse" takes people with reduced mobility, from the Bourg 1900 to the Bal des Oiseaux Fantômes show on the other side of the park. At the Cinéscénie, a shuttle service also takes them to the stands. People with disabilities have priority on this service. Please note that mobility scooters and pushchairs cannot use this service.
All Puy du Fou hotels have rooms adapted for people with reduced mobility.
For further information you can consult a section dedicated to accessibility on the Puy du Fou website.
Les Noces de Feu at the Puy du Fou
The Noces de Feu night show was new in 2020 at Puy du Fou.
The night show at the Puy du fouakes you on a magical and wonderful journey: "Every evening, at nightfall, a sweet melody rings out over old lake of the Puy du Fou and gradually awakens the memory of the most romantic of weddings. The violinist muse and the pianist come together to celebrate their eternal love in a fairyland of water and fire."
This show (approximately 30 mins) is included in the visit to the Puy du Fou during the green period (see opening calendar above).
Residents of the Puy du Fou “Cité Nocturne” have reserved seating for Les Noces de Feu.
Cinéscénie show at the Puy du Fou
Cinéscénie 2023 dates: Saturdays 3rd and 10th June, then every Friday and Saturday from 16th June to 9th September 2023. (The Cinéscénie is performed during the blue period see opening calendar above).
The Cinéscénie show is not included in the price of the Puy du Fou ticket and takes place during the blue period. The Cinéscénie 2023 ticket (alone) is 31 € per person.
The Puy du Fou + Cinéscénie tickets can be booked as part of our park + hotel short stay.
At the Cinéscénie, it is advisable to bring warm clothing and rain gear if necessary.
Cameras and camcorders are strictly prohibited during the show.
If you have a smartphone, a simultaneous interpretation is available for free on the Puy du Fou mobile application. Please do not forget to bring your earphones and an additional external battery.
La Cinéscénie starts at 10.30pm in June/July and at 10pm in August/September. Please arrive 1 hour before the show is due to start.
The Puy du Fou Restaurants
You can easily eat inside the park: restaurants (reservation recommended) and fast-food outlets are available throughout the park.
On the evenings of the night shows (Les Noces de Feu and Cinéscénie), most of the restaurants are open (reservation strongly recommended).
Picnics are allowed in the park, but only in specially designated areas.
Parking at the Puy du Fou
Parking is free in all the Puy du Fou’s carparks.
If you are staying in the Puy du Fou hotels, a dedicated parking area at the Cité Nocturne is reserved for you.
Motorhome parking information
There is a parking area reserved for camper vans, motor homes and caravans. This parking is free during the day, but has an overnight charge from 1am to 7am – (2022 indicative price: 10€ / night).
A shuttle service runs between this car park and the entrance to the Puy du Fou in the morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., and in the evening between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Services available: drinking water, waste disposal and electricity charging points.
Pets are not allowed inside the Puy du Fou. Boarding kennels are located near the Puy du Fou (from 20€, booking in advance is recommended, as the number of places is limited). Dogs must be tattooed or chipped and have appropriate documents in order to be accepted. Temporary exit from the park is possible.
Accommodation at the Puy du Fou
Puy du Fou hotels have a capacity of more than 500 rooms with direct access to the Puy du Fou. Many partnership accommodation will enable you to stay in hotels, bed & breakfasts, campsites, Self-catering cottages, and Residential holiday villages near Puy du Fou. For your all-inclusive Puy du Fou short breaks, check out and book your next big trip with Vendée Tourisme.
Events and seminars at Puy du Fou
If you are looking to organise a corporate event, a meeting, cocktails, private shows, parties, or break in one of the themed hotels...The Puy du Fou has all the elements necessary for a unique “timeless” seminar, in an exceptional setting and can catering for 10 to 3,000 people.
Contact us for your customised event on +33(0)2 51 47 61 89 or send us an e-mail.
Are there booking fees?
Yes: 15 € for a short break, 2€ for Puy du Fou tickets.
This rate is not per person but per booking.
How soon will I receive my Puy du Fou tickets?
Once your order has been confirmed and paid, you will receive your e-tickets within 5 to 7 working days, by email or by post.
Are tickets and short breaks at the Puy du Fou refundable?
No, tickets and short breaks at Puy du Fou are not refunded, not returnable, not exchanged.
What are the sales conditions?
Consult our general terms and conditions as well as the special sales conditions, and cancellation insurance clauses.
Puy du Fou 1-, 2-, 3- or 4-day tickets include entry to the Puy du Fou and access to Les Noces de Feu night show only.
It is not possible to attend Les Noces de Feu and the Cinéscénie on the same evening.
Your contacts at Vendée Tourisme
Our holiday advisers are available all year round for your Puy du Fou bookings:
Individual Service: +33(0)2 51 62 76 82 - send an e-mail.
Groups Service (from 20 people): +33(0)2 51 62 65 27 - send an e-mail.
Events and seminars at Puy du Fou: +33(0)2 51 47 61 89 - send an e-mail.
Your guarantee for a successful stay
- Our expertise and knowhow for "Turnkey" stays
- Cancellation insurance optional
- Secured payment
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- Vendee Tourism: the official organisation for Tourism in the Vendée