Confirmed: Ferrari to Build Theme Park in Barcelona

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Ferrari Land will include the tallest and fastest vertical accelerator in Europe.

Following its first company-themed resort in AbuDhabi that opened four years ago, a new Ferrari theme park has just beenconfirmed for Barcelona, Spain. While the Italian company won’t be directlyinvolved in the park’s design or operation – it has simply provided a licenseto use its name and logo – the park will be centered on the automaker’sheritage and should be extremely awesome. It will be built within the existingPortAventura resort, covering 800,000 square feet.

Among the attractions in the park, visitors willfind the tallest and fastest vertical accelerator in Europe, a Ferrari-themedfive-star hotel, restaurants and a driving simulator. “After the success ofFerrari World in Abu Dhabi, we received many, many requests to develop newamusement parks”, said head of Ferrari branding, Andrea Perrone. The park willbe up and running in 2016, and promises to “bring the magic of Ferrari toSpain.”

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