Le Puy du Fou, parc attraction vendee, famous for its historic murals, on Thursday announced its re-opening on June 11, claiming to have been informed of a decision of the president of the Republic to reopen the tourist attractions and theme parks in the green area on 2 June.read also : Puy du Fou Philippe de Villiers denounces a "closing punitive"
Contacted by AFP, the president of the Grand Park of Puy du Fou Nicolas de Villiers, provides "that the secretary of State for Tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, itself informed by the president of the Republic", which has informed the Puy du Fou. He welcomed "a decision that restores the fairness between the restaurants and sites of recreation."
Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne spoke on Tuesday during a debate in the Senate, the possibility of a reopening on the June 2 theme parks located in the green area, such as The Puy du Fou, promising "a definitive answer" next week. Questioned by AFP Thursday, the spokesman for the secretary of State indicates, for its part, that to his knowledge "no decision has yet been made".
"The president of the Republic taken in the Council of Defence for the reopening of tourist sites and theme parks in the green zone, for the 2 June next year - a date already selected for the opening of the restaurants," said park in a press release. "This is a decision which seems to us a natural and legitimate that it can be open from the 2nd of June," responded Nicolas de Villiers, stressing that "2500 people will be able to return to work, and around the Puy du Fou, there are 4500 indirect jobs".
Le Puy du Fou (more than 2.3 million visitors in 2019) will open "with measures of health security that are validated hand in hand with the State, it is a Puy du Fou adapted to the situation", he assured.
Philippe de Villiers, has welcomed this next re-opening :