Phantasialand – Klugheim Event: Taron and Raik

Sven: Hold on to your horses everyone. Yesterday one of the most anticipated new themed areas in Europe finally opened. Klugheim at Phantasialand is the medieval themed area with beautifully themed rock work, a cozy village style and most importantly: two new coasters! Are you ready for Raik and Taron? Continue reading “Phantasialand – Klugheim Event: Taron and Raik”

Walibi Belgium – Pulsar Event

It’s brand new, never seen before and one of a kind. We are talking about Pulsar, the new Power Splash ride at Walibi Belgium. A height of 147.7 feet (45 m), a top speed of 62.8 miles/h (100 km/h) and three launches in total forwards and backwards! Were we satisfied after riding the Mack ‘coaster’ for the first time? You’re about to find out! Continue reading “Walibi Belgium – Pulsar Event”

Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers

Alton Towers’ newest coaster, The Smiler, smashed the world record for inversions on a coaster when it opened in 2013. Sadly, it is perhaps best known today for the terrible incident in June of last year when two trains collided on the track, resulting in multiple severe injuries to riders on the front row. But, with it being scheduled to reopen next month with the park, it’s a good time to find out whether the coaster itself lives up to the hype… Continue reading “Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers”

Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope

Alex: The video game industry is undoubtedly more popular than ever before. That’s why the success of some video games has been exported into different means of entertainment. Today, we’re going to review a collaboration between Futuroscope and the worldwide famous video game brand Ubisoft, on one of their more popular, and crazy, games. We’re talking about La machine à voyager dans le temps aka The Time Machine that can be found at Futuroscope, France,  hosted by the silly Rabbids! Continue reading “Ride Review: La Machine à Voyager Dans le Temps – Futuroscope”

Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 14th 2016

Last week we brought you our very first Ferrari Land update, and it spread around the internet very quickly! A week later, and we’re back for more! A lot of progress has been made, and the all-new coaster ‘Formula’ is shaping up quite nicely. Join us as we take a look at PortAventura’s gigantic new 2017 addition! Continue reading “Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 14th 2016”

Ride Review: Black Mamba – Phantasialand

Europe has some coasters that you have to put on your bucket list. That’s why we want you to get to know them, and what better way to do so than with a ride review? 2,519.7 feet (768m) long, only 85.3 feet (26 m) tall but 49.7 mph (80km/h) and four inversions! Let’s go to Phantasialand to review its custom B&M inverted coaster: Black Mamba! Continue reading “Ride Review: Black Mamba – Phantasialand”

Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 8th 2016

Welcome to europeancoasterkings.com everyone! We’re incredibly excited to offer our new audience, and our previous CCK established audience, updates, trip reports, and lots of information from EUROPE!

What better way to start off our European coverage than with the construction of Europe’s tallest and fastest coaster coming to Ferrari Land at PortAventura in 2017? Continue reading “Ferrari Land – Construction Update – February 8th 2016”