Welcome to Disneyland Paris Theme Park, formally known as Euro Disneyland, located just 32 km east of Paris in the charming town of Marne-la-Vallée, France.
The park official opened its doors to a whole new world of Disney fans on April 12th 1992 and became the first of two parks to be built at the European resort. It is also the only Disney resort outside of the United States to be completely owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Designed and built by the world famous Walt Disney Imagineering team, the parks center piece, the stunning Sleeping Beauty Castle (Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant), modeled after Disney’s 1959 animated classic of the same name, is the heart and gateway to the five themed lands where over 49 rides, shows & attractions are housed.
In 2017 the park celebrated its 25th anniversary of making dream come true b launching brand new attractions, introducing new parades and unavailing a new state-of-the-art nightime spectacular. The park welcomes all most 10Million visitors a year, making it the most-visited theme park in Europe, and the 13th-most visited theme park in the world.
The park is now stranger to hosting celebrations and on June 1 2019, Disneyland Paris become the first Disney theme park in the world to host an official LGBTQ pride event welcoming the community to the Disney family.
Making Dreams Come True
Heading under the beautiful Disneyland Paris Hotel and past the entrance turnstiles you enter Main Street U.S.A. A 1920s themed land with influences from the flapper and ragtime eras with an emphasis on baseball culture and the rise of the automobile.
Here you can get a new style hair cut at Dapper Dan’s salon, board the Disneyland stream train for a gentle ride around the park, pick up those all important souvenir in the shopping emporium or sample a fine dining meal at Walt’s American Restaurant
During France’s colder seasons, this land offers covered walkways on either side of Main Street. There is the “Discovery Arcade” which is on the side closest to Discoveryland, and the “Liberty Arcade” on the side closest to Frontierland. Each walkway provides all weather access to the shops and eateries along the length of Main Street. They also provide an entrance and exit passageway for when the street is crowded during parades and fireworks.
Adventureland is influenced by Arabian, Asian, African, Indian and Moroccan cultures and features four separate themed parts.
The Bazar area, a recreation of an oriental city from the 1001 Arabian Nights featuring the Aladdin attraction ‘Le Passage Enchanté d’Aladdin’; An area with an African feel which features the Hakuna Matata Restaurant; A mysterious explorers jungle area featuring the Indiana Jones et le Temple du Péril roller coaster, and lastly, and the biggest, the Caribbean area, featuring the world famous Pirates of the Caribbean ride.
Frontierland at Disnyland Paris is unlike any other instances of the same land found at a Disney park. Frontierland here is centered around the fictional town of Thunder Mesa and supports the mining of the Big Thunder Mountain.
The towns backstory serves as the foundation for several of the lands attractions, such as Phantom Manor, the riverboats ‘The Molly Brown’ and ‘The Mark Twain’, and the lands thrill ride roller-coaster, Big Thunder Mountain.
Since October 2008, for the first time in Disney history Jack Skellington and Sally from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas make appearances as meet and greet characters in Halloween and Christmas overlay of Frontierland.
Discoveryland is designed to the ideas of famed European thinkers and explorers such as Leonardo da Vinci and H. G. Wells, with Jules Verne featured most prominently.
Here you can ride Space Mountain Mission 2, an enclosed outer space themed roller coaster with 2 inversion elements, ride classic Disney attractions such as Autopia and Orbitron, and zap your way out of Buzz Lightyears Lazer Bast.
By Far the most popular land in the park is Fantasyland.
It’s the home to Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and a land full of fairy tale charm and magic making it a particularly favorite with young children where they can ride Lancelot’s Carousel, float away on Storybook Land Canal Boats, and get lost in Alice’s Curious Labyrinth.
Its a magical land for kids and adults alike where you can take a flight with Peter Pan, take a daring journey with Pinocchio’s and discover that ‘it’s a small world after all’
If your looking to indulge in a fine dining option that also offers the magic of a character meet & greet than why not book a seating at Auberge de Cendrillon where you can feast on fairytale enchantment over fine French cuisine, all served in surroundings fit for little princes and princesses.
How would you like to dine like a pirate? You can feast on exotic seafood and Creole cooking in Captain Jack’s – Restaurant des Pirates, a bustling tavern on the shores of a torch-lit lagoon
If your heading into Frontierland then the park has two Western-style table service restaurants for you to try. Don your rootin’ tootin’ boots and swagger over to Silver Spur Steakhouse where prime cuts are grilled to perfection just for you. You can also strike gold at The Lucky Nugget Saloon with its quick and easy Tex-Mex menus whilst feasting your eyes on the extravagant décor of a gold rush saloon bar.
In the heart of Main Street U.S.A you’ll fine Walt’s – an American restaurant serving up sophisticated and contemporary American & European cuisines, in a Victorian-style setting which pays tribute to the life and work of Walt Disney.
Some dining plans are accepted at these restaurant and its advised that you check if your plan is included when making your vacation booking.
Saddle up and ride into the wild west where you can feast away on a big big barbecue menu at Cowboy Cookout Barbecue: A Big Barn for Big Appetites, were you may may also get to do a little foot-stomping dancing too, to bring down the barn doors.
At the corner of Central Plaza, in the oldest of Main Streets buildings you’ll find the Plaza Plaza Gardens Restaurant. An elegant buffet style restaurant which features period furniture, bevelled mirrors and velvet drapes and where you can dine on a fine selection of starters, main dishes and mouth-watering desserts.
Take a ride on your magic carpet, down the enchanting passageways of the Arabian bazaar and you’ll find the Aladdin themed Restaurant Agrabah Café. It’s a whole new world of cuisine, where you can sample the finest Moroccan and Middle Eastern influenced buffet dishes while soaking up the atmosphere of a land where the caravan camels roam.
Some dining plans are accepted at these restaurants and its advised that you check if your plan is included when making your vacation booking.
When it comes to grabbing a bite to eat between those all important rides & attractions, Disneyland Paris Park has you covered with 16 different quick service restaurants across the 5 lands offering choices from British, American, French, Tex-Mex, Italian and Snack style menus.
Disneyland Paris Park has over 35 specialty stores across its vast theme park, ranging from gifts, souvenirs & apparel to traditional collectibles and attraction merchandise. Whether your looking to pick up some treats from the boardwalk candy palace or a capture that thrilling moment at the Big Thunder Photographers, they have it all just for you and while some stores have a lot of similar items, there are loads that have unique memory making collections in to!
Big Thunder Mountain
Hold tight, as this runaway mine train cart rattles you and your family wildly around a haunted mountain…
Indiana Jones™ and the Temple of Peril
Hold on to your hat as this runaway wagon races you in and out of the dark and mysterious jungle ruins.
Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain
Blast off and do battle with the evil Empire in this epic takeover of a classic roller coaster attraction.
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue*
Feel the Force of this blast through the Star Wars galaxy on this galactic flight simulator
You’ll be peeking through your fingers in this fun-filled mystery, where ghoulish ghosts and spirits greet your every turn.
Peter Pan’s Flight
Swoosh through the sky in a magic galleon over starlit London before sweeping through Never Land, where mermaids, Indians and pirates await.
Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast
Blast off into space and help Buzz defeat Zurg in this intergalactic laser-shooting gallery.
Les Voyages de Pinocchio
Join Pinocchio, and his friend Jiminy Cricket, on his incredible quest to become a real boy in this no-strings-attached adventure.
Blanche-Neige et les Sept Nains®
Ride a mine cart through the magical land of Snow White and discover how the 7 dwarfs helped her defeat the evil queen.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Shiver your timbers in this marauding pirate plundering, now with Captain Jack Sparrow and a crew of infamous faces on board.
Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing
Hop aboard an old paddle steamer and enjoy a leisurely riverboat ride around the best of the Old West.
‘it’s a small world’
Set sail on a whimsical world tour, as dolls from all over the globe sing and dance to the tune of ‘it’s a small world’.
Le Pays des Contes de Fées
Set off on a voyage to magical miniature lands, where classic works of literature and memorable Disney moments are brought to life.
Sleeping Beauty Castle
Dreams come alive when little faces are first lit up by this world-famous, iconic Disney landmark.
La Galerie de la Belle au Bois Dormant
Experience the story of Sleeping Beauty in the most enchanting of settings.
La Tanière du Dragon
Venture deep beneath the enchanting Sleeping Beauty Castle for a meeting with a mythical beast.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Take to the skies with everybody’s favourite flying elephant for a breathtaking view of the magic below.
Come aboard and steam ahead to your next magical stop in Disneyland® Park.
Le Carrousel de Lancelot
Take the reins and embark on an enchanting ride on Sir Lancelot’s very own merry-go-round.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups
Skip to Wonderland and board a colourful teacup for a merry mad spin around a giant teapot.
Pilot your very own spaceship high in the sky above Discoveryland® amid a gleaming universe of orbiting planets.
Casey Jr. – le Petit Train du Cirque
Join the circus and jump aboard the jolly little train from Dumbo for a gentle trip up, down and around the miniature marvels of Storybook Land.
Alice’s Curious Labyrinth
Wander through your own adventure in Wonderland, where a Cheshire Cat-sized smile awaits you around every corner.
Jump in the driving seat and zoom around the colourful scenery in your very own car.
Le Passage Enchanté d’Aladdin
Marvel at miniature scenes from the city of Agrabah and follow the story of Aladdin like never before.
Les Mystères du Nautilus
Continue your quest through Discoveryland® and navigate your crew to Jules Verne’s Nautilus for a tour with a tentacular surprise.
Rustler Roundup Shootin’ Gallery
Think you’ve got the quickest draw in town? From prickly cacti to Peg-Leg Pete, there are plenty of targets to test your eye.
Birthdays are better with friends, and Mickey’s best bud Donald has prepared a surprise show that’ll immerse you in the most unforgettable Disney songs and stories. So get ready to be swept away in the magic of Disney animation in this 4D experience starring many beloved Disney Characters.
Meet Mickey Mouse
Head backstage to meet magician Mickey in between shows, snap a photo and discover some truly magical Disney tricks and secrets.
Feel like a fairytale princess by spending a memorable moment with a Disney princess in the most enchanting of surroundings.
Welcome to Starport: A Star Wars Encounter
Prepare for an out-of-this-world encounter with a famous face from across the galaxy, such as the dreaded Sith Lord himself, Darth Vader.
Hidden on the shores of Rivers of the Far West, our youngest visitors can have wonderful adventures in this playground surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of the American West.
Family fun ahoy! Pluck up the courage to explore this mysterious land and see if you can uncover the secrets behind Skull Rock.
La Cabane des Robinson
Brave the smugglers’ trails of Adventure Isle and discover this magnificent tree house built by the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson.
Jump aboard this famous Jolly Roger-flying galleon for an “all hands on deck” buccaneering blast. Arrr!
Take a wander through Main Street, U.S.A. and shed some light on the story behind America’s most famous symbol.
Eureka! Stumble upon the golden age of invention with scale models of some of the 19th Century’s greatest, ground-breaking creations.
Take a seat and make your way down Main Street, U.S.A. in classic 19th-Century style.
Main Street Vehicles
Go back to the turn of the century and hitch a ride in one of the most iconic vehicles of the past 100 years.
As if by magic, the parapets and turrets of Sleeping Beauty Castle appear to move as mind-blowing special effects bring the wonder of Disney to life before your very eyes.
Prepare to hold your breath and ‘ahhhh’ when fireworks fizz through the night’s sky, showering their clusters of colours over Sleeping Beauty Castle. Flames and water work in perfect harmony to wow your senses with unexpected excellence. Lasers slice through the mesmerizing mist. And all this time, Mickey is having a blast, leading you on a journey through a celebration of Classic and New Disney Stories
Disney Stars On Parade
Discover eight universes in one parade, each bringing a spellbinding sparkle to Main Street U.S.A.. From friendship and magic to adventure and romance, every element of an enchanting Disney story parades past in all its glory.
Spectators of all sizes will witness a roarsome entrance by a fire-breathing dragon, think of their happiest thoughts with Peter Pan, and jump for joy when Woody and the Toy Story gang glide past on their rotating wheel of friendship.
And that’s not to mention an all-singing, all-dancing Lion King and Jungle Book collaboration, Mickey’s world of magic, Disney Princes and Princesses, a blizzard of Frozen fun and a whole wonderful world more.