40 years of Puy du Fou are an important step in the history of the park. In addition to the many novelties that were launched to celebrate this anniversary, we realized an infographics to take stock of the success of the Puy du Fou.
Le Puy du Fou continues to increase its annual visitors to 2.2 million by 2016.
But the park owes its success to its team. Indeed, the Puy du Fou workforce has about 3650 volunteers, 1500 seasonal workers and 180 employees, that is more than 5 000 people who support the park every year.
It all began in 1977 with the inauguration of the Puy du Fou and in 1978 with the first performance of Cinéscénie, a nocturnal performance played in the ruins of the Château du Puy-du-Fou in front of more than 80,000 spectators in the first year.
In 1989, the Grand Parcours which later became the Grand Parc was created around a reconstruction of an 18th century village that served as the setting for a historical film. The Grand Course of the Puy du Fou is about 50 hectares.
The 1990s are rich in novelties for the Puy du Fou, notably by the creation of the Vikings, a spectacle of Falconry, which later became the “Bal des oiseaux Fantômes”, the show “La Fête de la Chevalerie” and others. In 1998, the Puy du Fou opened its academy to train its future executives, technicians or artists.
The park is renewed in the years 2000 through the improvement or changes of some of its shows and the inauguration of the Gallo-Roman Stadium representing a life-size Coliseum. Visitors can also from the year 2007 sleep in the first hotel La Villa Gallo Romaine.
Finally, it is necessary to know that the park of Puy du Fou has been better park park attraction TripAdvisor that rewards the parks preferred visitors according to the countries.