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Tonnerre de Zeus

Tonnerre de Zeus is a roller coaster at Parc Astérix in Plailly, France.

Opened in 1997 and built by Custom Coasters International, it is the 2nd longest wooden coaster in Europe after Colossos, with a track length of 1230m (4044 feet).

The coaster has a 30m (98-foot) tall lift hill, a first drop into a tunnel, and two helices.

"Tonnerre de Zeus" is French for "Thunder of Zeus."

In Greek mythology, Zeus was regarded as the king of gods.

He also is often associated as being a weather god, hurling a thunderbolt at those who displeased him.

A large statue of Zeus, complete with floral underwear, is featured close by.

It straddles both sides of the queue which means patrons can look directly up at Zeus' underwear.

Ride Information

  • Location: Parc Astérix
  • Opened: 1997
  • Cost: 


General Statistics

  • Type: Wood
  • Manufacturer: Custom Coasters International
  • Designer: Dennis McNulty & Larry Bill
  • Lift/launch system: Chain lift hill
  • Height: 99ft (30m)
  • Drop:
  • Length: 4,044ft (1,233m)
  • Speed: 52mph (84km/h)
  • Inversions: 0
  • Duration: 2:05
  • Capacity:
  • G-force:
  • Height restriction:





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