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Cinderella's castle at Disneyland Park, Disneyland Paris

Is Disneyland Paris Definitely worth the Go to?

Are you contemplating a go to to Disneyland Paris however aren’t positive if it’s price it? You aren’t alone.

We additionally questioned if the money and time was price it. Disneyland Paris (initially Euro Disneyland Park) just isn’t low cost for a household of 4 (or extra). And also you solely have so many days to spend in Paris – do you actually need to use that point exploring an American-owned theme park?

Let me begin by sharing that we aren’t enormous Disney followers.

Positive, we like Disney motion pictures and we get pleasure from visiting the occasional theme park. However I’d not put us within the Mickey Mouse ears class. 

Nevertheless, we did go to Tokyo Disneyland (examine that have right here) and Disney World in Orlando (extra on that right here). So this journey to Paris Disneyland means we now have now visited a Disney park in Asia, North America and Europe.

Due to this, I feel we now have perspective concerning the variations between these Disney parks. Which Disney park will we like finest? Scroll all the way down to the FAQ part to seek out out.

Desk of contents – Disneyland Paris

This can be a very lengthy publish. Skip forward utilizing the hyperlinks above. 

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Paris
Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Paris

Disney Parks at Paris Disneyland

Disneyland Paris consists of two parks – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park.

It additionally has a buying space referred to as Disney Village. The 2 Paris Disney parks are positioned beside one another and don’t require further transportation – it’s only some minutes’ stroll between the 2 parks.

Disneyland Park is the primary theme park. That is the place one can find the enduring Sleeping Magnificence Citadel, House Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, It’s a Small World and Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad (pictured above).

Walt Disney Studios Park (Parc Walt Disney Studios) is a smaller park with much less rides. The principle points of interest listed below are Ratatouille: The Journey (this was being renovated throughout our go to), Crush’s Coaster, Tower of Terror, Marvel Avengers Campus, and Toy Story Playland.

Each parks provide parades and exhibits all through the day, together with the Disney Stars on Parade and Disney Illuminations evening time spectacular. 

View the Disneyland Paris map right here.

A wet begin to our day at Disneyland Paris

Rain, Rain, go away…!

Our morning at Paris Disneyland started with a torrential downpour. The sort of heavy rain that forces you to run for canopy.

Luckily, the massive rain drops didn’t final lengthy. Nevertheless, the chilly and damp climate did stick round for a couple of hours.

We stayed at a Disney lodge (extra on that beneath). Disney lodge visitors have the chance to enter Disney parks one hour earlier than most of the people. I imagine they name it Further Magic Time. It’s a pleasant perk that permits you to go to rides that usually has lengthy wait occasions.

We did not reap the benefits of this perk at Disney World in Orlando (examine that right here).

Sadly, due to the heavy rain that morning, our early entry benefit was mainly wiped away. We didn’t need to stand within the pouring rain, so we ended up taking shelter within the Disney shops as a substitute. 

We bought the 2-park cross with Disney Premier Entry.

Disney Premier Entry cross permits you to skip the road on most rides. As a result of we had Premier Entry, we didn’t really feel the necessity to rush to sure rides and points of interest. So, we weren’t too upset that the rain acquired in the way in which of our early entry. 

If you happen to add Premier Entry, we advocate you get the 2-park cross. The parks are positioned instantly beside one another, so it is smart to do each. 

Learn extra about Disney Premier Entry within the Disneyland FAQ part beneath (preserve scrolling!).

Moist morning inside Walt Disney Studios Park

Under, we are going to share a photograph journey from our day at Disneyland Paris.

We additionally reply to ceaselessly requested questions and we share some Disneyland Paris ideas. Scroll to the underside of the publish.

Additionally, we stayed at a Disney lodge. We share pictures and ideas about this Disney lodge expertise after the pictures. 

Maintain scrolling down. There’s loads of pictures!

Entrance to Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Paris
Entrance to Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris
Famous statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in front of the Hollywood Tower at Paris Disneyland, France
Well-known statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in entrance of the Hollywood Tower

We start our day at Walt Disney Studios Park

Nearly each Disney weblog publish will advise you to strategize your day. Have a plan. Don’t simply wing it. Have a look at the maps, determine what you need to do, then construct your plan of assault. 

We all know this. We’ve been to Disney parks earlier than.

However, did we take this recommendation and include a plan? Nope. 

Now, earlier than you shake your head in disbelief, we now have a proof for this lack of planning. As a result of we now have Disney Premier Entry, we are able to skip the road for many rides. Subsequently, we didn’t really feel the necessity to rush from one journey to the following.

This cross permits you to float, which is our choice. 

We began at Walt Disney Studios Park as a result of it’s the closest gate entrance to Disney Village. It was nonetheless raining, so this choice was based mostly purely on the place we may discover shelter.

The doorway to Walt Disney Studios is inside a big constructing with retailers and a restaurant; the right place to attend out the rain. After the rain subsided, we made our strategy to Toy Story Playland.

Taking shelter inside Walt Disney Studios whereas we look forward to the rain to cease.

Toy Story Playland at Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris, France Europe Disney

Why did we begin at Toy Story Playland, you ask? 

Nicely, the quick reply is as a result of we made the error of pondering that Slinky Canine Zigzag Spin is similar as Slinky Canine Sprint (curler coaster at Disney World Orlando).

We didn’t get to journey the Slinky Canine Coaster in Orlando as a result of the wait time was too lengthy throughout our go to. It was a disappointment for our boys. 

So, after we noticed “Slinky Canine” on the map, we raced to this journey pondering it was a identical coaster as Orlando.

Spoiler – the Slinky Canine Spin at Paris Disneyland is most actually is NOT a coaster. It’s a bit of youngsters journey that slowly goes round in circles. Whomp, whomp!

Toy Story Playland at Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris, France Europe Disney
Slinky Canine Zigzag Spin at Toy Story Playland. Not a coaster!
Buzz Lightyear at Toy Story Playland at Paris Disneyland
Selfie within the rain with Buzz Lightyear at Toy Story Playland

Toy Story Playland at Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris, France Europe Disney

If you happen to’re questioning why a few these pictures at Toy Story Playland have blue skies and sunshine, it’s as a result of we got here again an hour later after the rain stopped. 

After spending about 45 minutes at Toy Story Playland, we made our strategy to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. That is Nicole and Braydon’s favorite journey at Walt Disney Studios Park. 

We gained’t give away the magic of this journey. You need to do it. It’s actually enjoyable. 

Avengers Campus

We used our Disney Premier Entry to skip the road for the Avengers Assemble: Flight Pressure. This indoor coaster is tremendous quick. 

It’s a Disney PhotoPass attraction, which suggests you should purchase pictures of your self on the journey. Our household photograph was hilarious! Braydon’s mouth was large open and his eyes have been coming out of his head. Whereas Connor’s eyes have been closed tight and he was holding his breath with puffy checks.  

inside Avengers Assemble Flight Force coaster at Paris Disneyland

Above is the coaster on Avengers Assemble Flight Pressure. It’s actually quick!

entrance to Spider-Man W.E.B. Adventure ride at Disneyland Paris

Entrance to Spider-Man W.E.B. Journey. That is one other enjoyable journey. I gained’t give away any spoilers however youngsters of all ages will prefer it. It’s enjoyable for adults, too.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

Remy’s Ratatouille Journey

We made our strategy to Remy’s Ratatouille Journey after Avengers Campus. Nevertheless, we discovered that the Ratatouille journey at Disneyland Paris is closed for renovations. 

This was a disappointment as a result of it’s one of many rides that feels most fitted to Paris Disneyland.

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

The Ratatouille part has a row of distributors that serve quite a lot of meals and drinks.

Many of the gadgets are small handheld treats, together with candy and savory crepes, heat pretzels, fried potatoes, raclette on a bun, roasted chestnuts, and wine, in fact. 

Vendors selling French cuisine at Remy's Ratatouille Adventure in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

The Ratatouille space has probably the most Parisian vibe inside the 2 Disney parks.  

Vendors selling French cuisine at Remy's Ratatouille Adventure in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

quick bites and food at Remy's Ratatouille Adventure in Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

I loved this ham and raclette cheese bun. The raclette cheese is heated underneath a lamp and the melted half is scraped off and placed on high of the ham. It’s a scrumptious snack. I imagine it was 6 Euros.

I additionally loved these tasty fried potatoes with bacon and cheese. The right snack between rides. 

Connor is pleased with a fluffy Belgian waffle. 

Entrance to Crush’s Coaster. This is among the extra fashionable rides at Walt Disney Studios Park. It usually has an extended wait time. We used the Premier Entry to skip the queue. 

The perfect rides at Walt Disney Studios Park 

So, what did we take into consideration the rides at Walt Disney Studios Park? 

  • Nicole’s favorite journey – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Cameron’s favorite journey – Avengers Assemble: Flight Pressure
  • Braydon’s favorite journey – The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Connor’s favorite journey – Toy Troopers Parachute Drop

Most unexpectedly good rides at Walt Disney Studios?

There are two rides that we agree have been unexpectedly good – (1) Vehicles ROAD TRIP (particularly, Vehicles-tastrophe Canyon), and (2) RC Racer in Toy Story Playland.

See Disneyland Paris map of Walt Disney Studios rides right here

Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris

After spending about 3 hours at Walt Disney Studios Park, we exited the park and walked 5 minutes to the doorway of Disneyland Park. 

Having visited Disney World Orlando final 12 months, our boys have been anticipating to board a bus or prepare to go to the following Disney Park. They have been pleasantly shocked after they discovered it was simply throughout the Fantasia Gardens. It’s very handy.

Though, Disney may additionally mix the 2 parks as a result of they’re so shut collectively. 

Household selfie in entrance of the doorway to Disneyland Park.

The pink constructing is the Disneyland Resort (anticipated to open in 2024), positioned on the entrance to Disneyland Paris.

entrance to Disneyland Paris with 30th anniversary signs

Disneyland Paris celebrates its thirtieth Anniversary in 2023.

Strolling down Principal Avenue with the Disney Citadel within the distance is a enjoyable expertise. Dare I say, magical? The structure is just like Principal Avenue in Disney World Orlando.  

Discover the Halloween decorations.

Enjoyable truth – all 3 of our Disney experiences have occurred in the course of the Halloween season. Each Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris occurred in late September as a result of we have been attending Japan and France for the Rugby World Cup.

Associated publish – 100 Pictures of Tokyo Disneyland

Sure, we’re the individuals who take goofy staged pictures

We arrived at Principal Avenue USA simply in time for the afternoon Disney parade.

Disney characters on a float during the Disneyland Parade at Paris Disneyland
Disney characters on a float in the course of the Disneyland Parade

Sleeping Magnificence Citadel in Disneyland Paris

We’re informed the Disneyland Citadel was not too long ago renovated to coincide with Paris Disneyland’s thirtieth anniversary celebrations. It’s a pleasant trying fort. 

Luckily, the solar got here out within the afternoon, so we acquired a couple of household selfies in entrance of the fort. 

The iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland Paris
The enduring Sleeping Magnificence Citadel in Disneyland Paris

You’ll discover a theme with these Disneyland pictures. We skilled unusual climate, from torrential rain to wind to sunshine to clouds and rain once more.  

Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast is a enjoyable household journey

Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain was briefly closed a number of occasions all through the day. We seen it re-opened after we have been on the alternative facet of the park. By the point we acquired again there, it had damaged down once more. 

Sadly, we didn’t get to journey this one. Disappointing, nevertheless it occurs. 

The Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain coaster shoots out of this tube. It’s actually quick and appears tremendous enjoyable. 

Star Excursions – The Adventures Proceed

This traditional Star Wars journey is just like the one discovered at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland.

It’s a 3D journey the place you sit in a movement simulator that strikes to the on-screen video. 

It's a Small World ride in Fantasyland, famous ride at Disneyland Paris Euro Disney

It’s a Small World – Disneyland Paris

You’ll be able to’t acquired to Disneyland and never journey on ‘It’s a Small World”, proper? 

Within the occasion that you don’t have any thought what I’m speaking about, It’s a Small World is a water-based boat journey positioned within the Fantasyland space at varied Disney theme parks all over the world, together with Disneyland Park in California, Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland. 

Household selfie on the boat earlier than the journey begins

It's a Small World ride in Fantasyland, famous ride at Disneyland Paris Euro Disney

It's a Small World ride in Fantasyland, famous ride at Disneyland Paris Euro Disney

It's a Small World ride in Fantasyland in Disneyland Paris
Crusing previous the North America part on the ‘It’s a Small World’ journey

Outside view of the It's a Small World ride in Fantasyland, famous ride at Disneyland Paris Euro Disney

Exterior view of the It’s a Small World journey in Fantasyland.

Meals at Disneyland Park

There are a number of eating places inside Disneyland Paris. If you happen to’re searching for desk service or all-you-can-eat buffet eating, you need to make reservations forward of time. It’s clever to e-book reservations earlier than you enter the parks on the Disneyland Paris APP. 

In any other case, there are a number of fast service eating places with counter service. When you get your meals, you cross your fingers and hope you could find seating. These eating places get very busy throughout peak hours. 

Disney likes to get artistic with its meals choices, which may be hit and miss. Our boys should not adventurous eaters, so that they’re usually unimpressed by the meals creativity. 

Right here’s a listing of eating places and eating at Disneyland Paris.

Au Chalet de la Marionnette menu inside Disneyland Paris, Disney food in Paris

We ate lunch at Au Chalet de la Marionnette.

It’s Bavarian chalet-style eatery from the world of Pinocchio.

Above is the Bratwurst sausage. Under is the Sizzling Pretzel Sandwich with Pork Loin, Pink Cabbage and Mustard sauce.

Right here’s a pdf model of the menu.

food at Au Chalet de la Marionnette in Disneyland Paris
This sizzling pretzel sandwich tastes higher than it appears

Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland Paris, popular Disney rides in Paris Europe

Pirates of the Caribbean and Journey Island

We love the Pirates of the Caribbean journey. Whereas the environment and particulars are just like Tokyo and Orlando, we just like the Paris journey finest.

I’m unsure what it’s particularly, however all of us agree that this one is healthier than the others.

Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland Paris, popular Disney rides in Paris Europe
Friends making ready to board the boat on the Pirates of the Caribbean journey.
Pirate ship and beach on Adventure Island in Paris Disneyland
Journey Isle is a man-made island within the heart of Adventureland at Disneyland Paris.
Le Galion des Pirates and Skull Rock on Adventure Island in Disneyland Paris
Le Galion des Pirates and Cranium Rock on Journey Island
Bridge to Adventure Island in Adventureland, Disneyland Paris attractions
Bridge to Journey Island in Adventureland. Big fish within the water beneath.
Exploring La Cabane des Robinson (Swiss Household Robinson Treehouse)
Suspension bridge in Adventureland. There are waterfalls and a maze of enjoyable caves to discover right here, too. 
Entrance to Adventureland. This part is made to appear like Agrabah from Aladdin
Entrance to Le Passage Enchanté d'Aladdin in Paris Disneyland
Entrance to Le Passage Enchanté d’Aladdin

Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad in Frontierland

Massive Thunder is our favorite journey at Disney parks. The journey at Disneyland Paris is the perfect out of the three that we’ve been on.

What makes this one totally different is that the tracks really go underneath the water earlier than spinning across the island. It additionally appears like an extended observe than the others.

Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad in Frontierland
View of Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing and Frontierland from Phantom Manor in Disneyland Paris
View of Thunder Mesa Riverboat Touchdown and Frontierland from Phantom Manor

There’s a number of Halloween characters on show at Frontierland

Pumpkin head characters for Halloween at Disneyland Paris

Characters from Disney’s Coco film in Frontierland

Exterior of the Peter Pan's Flight ride
Exterior of the Peter Pan’s Flight journey
Queen of Hearts Castle in Alice's Curious Labyrinth at Paris Disneyland
Queen of Hearts Citadel in Alice’s Curious Labyrinth

best view of Disneyland Paris from the Queen of Hearts Castle

For the perfect views of Disneyland Paris, go to the Queen of Hearts Citadel within the Alice in Wonderland space. You’ll be able to see virtually each attraction inside Disneyland Park from right here.

It’s place to see what rides or points of interest you missed.

Right here’s a brief video of the views from the fort.

To the left of the Outdated Mill (above) is the doorway to The Little Circus Practice and the Storybook Land Canal Boats. We didn’t go to this space as a result of it’s meant for youthful kids.

Cinderella's castle at Paris Disneyland

Connor making an attempt to tug out the sword Excalibur from the stone

We caught some good late afternoon mild on Cinderella’s Citadel.  


Earlier than we left Disneyland, we tried one final time for Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain. Sadly, it was nonetheless briefly closed. 

So, we determined to drive a automotive at Autopia as a substitute. Our Premier Entry allowed us to skip the queue, so it was a straightforward choice. 

Main Street USA inside Disneyland Park in Paris

Final household selfie earlier than leaving Disneyland Paris

Entrance to Disneyland Park and Disneyland Hotel in Paris

The perfect rides at Paris Disneyland Park 

So, what did we take into consideration the rides at Disneyland Park? 

  • Nicole’s favorite journey – Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Cameron’s favorite journey – Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad 
  • Braydon’s favorite journey – Massive Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Connor’s favorite journey – Star Excursions: The Adventures Proceed

Most unexpectedly good rides at Disneyland Park Paris?

The 2 rides that we agree have been unexpectedly good – (1) Peter Pan’s Flight, and (2) Phantom Manor

See the Paris Disneyland map for Disneyland rides right here

Mickey Mouse statue at Disney Village in Paris France

Disney Village at Paris Disneyland

Disney Village is an leisure quarter that’s positioned only a few steps from the Disney Parks. It has a number of with themed eating places, bars, retailers, a large balloon, and a cinema. 

We determined it made extra sense to eat dinner right here, as a substitute of inside Disneyland Park. Our toes have been drained. I imagine we did 25,000+ steps that day. 

We didn’t stick round for the night fireworks show. We’ve seen them earlier than and our boys weren’t within the fireworks.

That was simply fantastic with us as a result of we most well-liked to take a seat on a patio consuming beer whereas watching the World Cup Rugby match. That’s the primary purpose objective of our France journey.

Associated – Our expertise on the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France

Watching the Rugby World Cup at Sports Bar in Disney Village
Watching the Rugby World Cup at Sports activities Bar in Disney Village

Mickey Mouse pepperoni pizza at Disney Village in Disneyland Paris France

Mickey Mouse pepperoni pizza on the Sports activities Bar in Disney Village.

Cinema at Disney Village in Paris
Cinema at Disney Village

Annette's Diner at Disney Village at Paris Disneyland

The Disney Store at Disney Village in Disneyland Paris
The Disney Retailer at Disney Village in Disneyland Paris (say that ten occasions quick)
Vendors selling sweats and treats at Disney Village
Distributors promoting sweats and treats at Disney Village

Signage outside Disney Hotel Santa Fe in Paris Disneyland at night

Staying at Disney’s Resort Santa Fe

We determined to remain at a Disney lodge due to its shut proximity to the Disney Parks and Disney Village. Having the ability to stroll from our lodge to the park may be very handy.

We stayed at Disney’s Resort Santa Fe.

Marne-la-Vallee-Chessy prepare station is positioned at Disney Village, so it’s a straightforward stroll from the prepare station to your Disney lodge. We took the prepare from Good to Paris earlier that day. The prepare disembarks are Gare de Lyon in Paris. From there, you are taking the RER A prepare to Marne-la-Vallee-Chessy. It’s the prepare final station on this line. 

We selected Disney’s Resort Santa Fe for it’s worth level.

It’s a 2 star lodge that’s positioned furthest from the park entrance (it’s a few 15 minute stroll). It’s additionally the most cost-effective Disney lodge inside strolling distance to Disney Village. 

Our plan was to spend 2 nights at this lodge. This offers us one full day to spend at Disneyland Paris. 

The room is small however comfy. Realistically, we solely slept within the room. The remainder of our time was spent exploring Disneyland and Disney Village. 

A pleasant characteristic at this lodge is the free espresso merchandising machine. Somewhat than espresso pots in your room, visitors can order espresso, cappuccino, latte, sizzling chocolate, and so forth. from a merchandising machine. You faucet your room key and the machine processes your sizzling beverage free of charge.

I choose this technique versus the nasty espresso pots and rancid espresso packs in lodge rooms. Why don’t extra lodges do that? I’d think about it’s less expensive.

Map of buildings at Disney Hotel Sante Fe at Disneyland Paris

Disney Resort Santa Fe is way greater than we anticipated.

It has a number of buildings with a number of flooring. The lodge buildings are related with paths that are supposed to appear like roads, to maintain with the Disney Vehicles film theme.

The lodge has a buffet-style restaurant, La Cantina, and a bar, The Rio Grande. We didn’t dine at both restaurant. As an alternative, we visited the Starbucks on the lodge and grabbed a couple of gadgets to-go. 

Disney Hotel Santa Fe at Disneyland Paris

The lodge is a bit of dated, nevertheless it meets the expectation of a 2 star lodge.

It didn’t examine to Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando or Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay at Tokyo Disneyland.

Seek for extra Disneyland Paris lodge lodging right here.

Advantages of staying at a Disney Resort

  • Shut proximity to the parks. Strolling distance to the park entrance means you possibly can come and go as you please.
  • Further Magic Time. Disney lodge visitors can enter the parks one hour earlier than they open to most of the people.
  • Themed environment. This lodge has the Vehicles film theme. Our boys used to like these motion pictures, nevertheless it’s been years since they’ve watched them. We didn’t actually care concerning the themed lodge, nevertheless it’s an enormous hit with little ones. 
  • Free transportation to the parks. Disney lodges present shuttle providers to the parks, which suggests you gained’t have to fret about parking or navigating public transportation.
  • Concierge Providers. Disney lodges have devoted concierge providers to help with reservations, park data, and questions on your keep.
  • Assured Park Entry. Staying at a Disney lodge can present peace of thoughts by guaranteeing you’ve gotten entry to the parks even throughout busy durations, as a result of the variety of out there park tickets may be restricted.

Verify Disney Resort Santa Fe charges and availability right here.

Under are pictures of Disney Resort Santa Fe.

Evening view of the property. Discover the Vehicles film particulars which might be illuminated.

Exterior buildings at Disney Hotel Santa Fe in Disneyland Paris, France

The world's smallest volcano at Disney Hotel Santa Fe at Disneyland Paris
This would possibly qualify for cheesiest lodge attraction ever. It’s touted because the world’s smallest volcano.
Disney Hotel Santa Fe at Disneyland Paris
Entrance entrance of the Resort Santa Fe

Free shuttle line at Disney Hotel Santa Fe at Disneyland Paris

Shuttle transportation to Disney parks

There’s a good paved path that connects Disney Resort Santa Fe to Disney Village, and the park entrances. It’s a few 15 minute stroll. We most well-liked to stroll to and from the parks.

Nevertheless, if you happen to’re travelling with younger youngsters or you’ve gotten mobility points, the lodge presents free shuttle service from the lodge to the parks. 

As you possibly can see within the above photograph, this can be a fashionable choice. The shuttles refill rapidly, particularly within the morning, so be ready to attend. Or stroll the pathway, as a substitute.

There’s a quick prepare from Disneyland to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

Initially, we supposed to take this high-speed prepare to the airport (Terminal 2). It solely takes 12 minutes from CDG Airport to Disneyland Paris, which is loopy quick and handy.

Nevertheless, we couldn’t get a straight reply concerning the prepare schedule. Resort concierge stated it comes each hour, however couldn’t verify when.  

The value of the excessive pace prepare from Disneyland Paris to Charles de Gaulle Airport in between 19 to 47 Euros per individual. As a result of there are 4 of us, we determined to take an Uber as a substitute. The full value was about 100 Euros, which is cheaper than the prepare. The drive is approx. 45 minutes. 

Disneyland Paris park entrance with pink hotel

Paris Disneyland Often Requested Questions

If that is your first time visiting a Disney park, there are few issues you might want to know earlier than you go. 

We had loads of questions when planning our journey to Disneyland Paris, so we thought we’d reply them right here. We’ll proceed to replace this part, so please depart us a remark when you have questions. 

How a lot does a ticket to Disneyland Paris value?

The value of tickets to Disneyland Paris will differ relying on components just like the time of 12 months, the kind of ticket, and the age of the customer. Ebook you tickets on-line right here.

Right here’s the Paris Disneyland ticket worth on the time of our go to (September 2023):

  • Grownup (12 years and older): Approx. 56-105 Euro per individual
  • Little one (3-11 years): Approx. 52-97 Euros
  • Youngsters underneath 3: Free admission

Understand that these costs are topic to vary. It’s all the time a good suggestion to verify the official Disneyland Paris web site for present charges. Moreover, they usually provide reductions for multi-day passes. If you happen to plan on visiting each parks or staying for a couple of days, you’ll lower your expenses with a multi-day cross.

What does Disneyland Paris ticket embrace?

A regular Disneyland Paris ticket consists of admission to the park(s) (Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park), entry to rides, points of interest, exhibits, parades and character meet-and-greets, fireworks within the night, entry to eating places, and extra. 

Nevertheless, your Disney Paris ticket does NOT embrace meals and drinks (that is an extra value), souvenirs, or Premier Entry to skip the strains on sure rides. 

Are you able to do Paris Disneyland in in the future?

Although Disneyland Paris is smaller than Orlando’s Disney World, it’s very formidable to do each journey and attraction in a single go to. Particularly throughout peak seasons.

There’s simply an excessive amount of to see and do. And, keep in mind, you’ll spend loads of time ready in strains (if you happen to do not buy the Premier Entry).

Is Disneyland Paris much less crowded than the opposite Disney parks?

We learn a number of posts from folks claiming that Disneyland Paris is much less crowded then Disney World Resort in Orlando and/or Disneyland California.

I don’t suppose that is an correct assertion. At the least, it is likely to be deceptive. 

Let’s be clear – Paris Disneyland may be very busy. We visited on a wet Friday in late September and it was very crowded. 

Whereas Disney Paris would possibly technically appeal to much less folks than Orlando or California, don’t make the error of pondering it won’t be crowded. It is going to be. 

Now, it’s essential to remind you that we opted for the Premier Entry cross, so we didn’t wait in lengthy strains. It’s tough for us to check our expertise in Tokyo and Orlando as a result of we didn’t have any such cross throughout these visits.

Associated publish – We made a couple of Disney World errors. Right here’s what NOT to do. 

What Disney park will we like finest?

Now that we’ve visited Tokyo Disneyland, Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland Paris, the most typical query we get is – which Disney Park is your favorite and why?

It’s laborious to reply, as a result of we visited every park when our boys have been totally different ages. 

For instance, we visited Tokyo Disneyland when our boys simply turned 8 and 6 years previous. On the time, they most well-liked themed rides and Disney characters. Now, whereas visiting Paris, they don’t care concerning the characters and themes – they like the coasters and “large child” rides. 

If you happen to’re solely spending in the future at one Disney Park, I’d say Tokyo (however that was our first ever Disney park, in order that most likely influences my choice). 

Nevertheless, if you happen to plan to spend a number of days visiting Disney parks, then Orlando is the higher choice. 

Is Disneyland Paris price it for adults?

If you happen to’re an enormous Disney fan than I’d say that Disneyland Paris is price it for adults. You’ll be able to simply spend a full day visiting each parks. 

Nevertheless, if you happen to don’t have youngsters and also you’re not a die laborious Disney fan, I’d suppose that there are extra attention-grabbing issues to do in Paris. However that’s my private opinion. 

What does Disney Premier Entry Go get you?

Disney Premier Entry Go is an extra charge that provides you the chance to skip the common strains on hottest Disneyland points of interest. This improve is designed to cut back wait occasions so you possibly can get pleasure from extra rides and points of interest. 

There are two choices – Disney Premier Entry Final and/or Disney Premier Entry One. Extra information on each choices right here.

The Premier Entry Final permits you to be part of the quick lane one time on every out there attraction, everytime you need, with out time slots. You should purchase prematurely or on the day of park entry.

For the Premier Entry One, you get to affix the quick lane on the following out there time slot. You need to purchase on the day, within the Disney Parks, utilizing the Disneyland Paris app. 

If you happen to’re planning to buy the Disney Premier Entry Final cross it’s finest to get a 2 park ticket to get probably the most worth. 

What’s the worth of Disney Premier Entry cross?

The price of Disney Premier Entry Go varies relying on the time of 12 months, park demand, and the particular points of interest included.

The value is roughly 90 EUR to 190 EUR per individual per day.

Take into account, costs can fluctuate. It’s a good suggestion to verify the official Disneyland Paris web site for probably the most present charges.

How do I take advantage of the Disney Premier Entry cross?

As soon as you purchase Premier Entry, your Disneyland Paris cellphone app exhibits a QR code(s).

Scan your QR code(s) on the entrance of every attraction and head to the Premier Entry queue. Extra information right here.

It’s mainly the up to date alternative for the FastPass system, which not exists.

Is Paris Disneyland Premier Entry price it?

That is tough to reply, with out understanding your private state of affairs. 

If you happen to (and/or your group) need to do all the rides at each parks in in the future, then I’d say that it’s price it. It’s not low cost, nevertheless it does improve your Disney expertise.

Essentially the most we waited in line was about 10 minutes. It was very nice to skip the strains on  fashionable rides. Some wait occasions have been 60+ minutes, so this was an enormous time saver. 

That stated, if you happen to plan to spend a number of days at Paris Disneyland, and also you’re comfy ready in common strains, then it would make sense to skip this extra expense. Or contemplate the Premier Entry One choice for particular rides. 

See the record of Disneyland Paris Premier Entry rides right here.

Disney Hotel New York at Disneyland Paris - The Art of Marvel
Disney Resort New York at Disneyland Paris – The Artwork of Marvel

Is it price staying at Disneyland Paris?

Sure, we expect it’s price staying at Disney lodges when visiting Disney Parks. It’s very handy to be so shut the parks and it’s good to have early entry.

Staying at Disney lodges is costlier although. If you happen to plan to spend 3+ nights at Disney, that can begin to add up.

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Which lodges are inside Disneyland Paris?

Under are Disneyland Paris lodges inside strolling distance to Disney Village and park entrances.

You should purchase Disneyland Paris packages that embrace lodge lodging and park tickets.

There are additionally a number of lodges positioned near Disneyland park

A few of these lodges have swimming pools, which is a pleasant characteristic if you happen to’re planning to spend a couple of nights.

What’s the most cost-effective month to do Disneyland Paris?

The most affordable months to go to Disneyland Paris are mid-January to early March. 

Disneyland Paris off-season is from November 1 to March 31. Aside from Halloween.

That stated, Disneyland Paris at Christmas is among the busiest durations.

How costly is the meals at Disneyland Paris?

There are eating places for all budgets at Disneyland Paris. Nevertheless, count on to spend amusement park costs (above common).

The most affordable strategy to eat contained in the parks is to go to a meals truck or small vendor severing specialty meals, like pizza, sandwiches, pretzels, crepes and ice cream.

Desk service eating places, like Captain Jack’s Restaurant des Pirates, have a 3-course set menu (45 Euros) and a la carte choices (18 to 40 Euros per meal). See menu right here.

There are a number of counter service eating places, like Cowboy Cookout Barbecue and Toad Corridor Restaurant, have gadgets that vary from 12 to 18 Euros per meal. 

The all-you-can-eat buffets, like Restaurant Agrabah Café and Plaza Gardens Restaurant, vary from 40-50 Euros adults and 20-30 Euros youngsters.

Disney Village has quite a lot of eating places, pubs and cafes, together with McDonalds, 5 Guys, Rainforest Cafe, Annette’s Diner, The Steakhouse, Billy Bob’s Nation Western Saloon, The Royal Pub and New York Model Sandwiches.

The Royal Pub at Disney Village Paris
The Royal Pub at Disney Village

Entrance to Disneyland Paris and Disneyland Hotel

Listed below are a couple of Paris Disneyland tricks to maximize your time:

  • Arrive early. Get to the park earlier than it opens. You’ll have the benefit of being first in line for the extra fashionable rides which have lengthy wait occasions.
  • Keep at a Disneyland Paris lodge. Not solely will you get early entry to the park, you don’t have to fret about transportation or parking since you’re inside strolling distance to the park entrance. We stayed at Disney Santa Fe lodge
  • Use the official Disney App. Verify real-time journey wait occasions and present schedules, make restaurant reservations, and so forth. You want this app. 
  • Prioritize the rides you need to go to. Make a brief record of your must-ride points of interest and head to those rides very first thing within the morning. 
  • Make the most of Disney Premier Entry. Use Premier Entry on fashionable rides to skip the common strains and maximize your journey rely. It will prevent beneficial time.
  • Rider Swap. If you happen to’re visiting with babies who don’t need to go on sure rides, use the Rider Swap service. This enables one grownup to attend with the kid whereas the opposite grownup rides. You then swap with out ready in line once more.
  • Keep away from Peak Seasons. If doable, go to in the course of the low season or on weekdays when the parks are usually much less crowded. 

Extra Disneyland Paris ideas for freshmen:

  • Deliver water and snacks. Friends are allowed to convey exterior meals and nonalcoholic drinks into the parks for self-consumption, supplied they aren’t in glass containers.
  • Costume for the climate. Put on layers. The climate will possible change all through the day. 
  • No baggage, if doable. You’ll be able to’t convey you bag on rides, which might create pointless stress. Put on garments with pockets and pack mild. 
  • Make restaurant reservations nicely prematurely. If you happen to’d prefer to dine at a Disney restaurant, you need to make reservations utilizing the Disney app. Eating places WILL be full, so don’t wait, make your reservations weeks prematurely, if doable.
    • We ate dinner at Disney Village as a substitute (positioned 5 minute stroll exterior the parks). We didn’t have reservations and it was fantastic. 
  • Be Versatile. Typically rides will briefly shut for upkeep. This occurred a number of occasions throughout our go to. Flow and be versatile together with your schedule. You won’t get to do all the rides you deliberate, and that’s okay! 
  • Decelerate and benefit from the second. At Disney, the strains are a part of the expertise. Take heed to the music and benefit from the little particulars that make Disneyland particular.

Visiting all of the rides in in the future could be a difficult, particularly throughout peak seasons. Prioritize your favorite Disneyland Paris points of interest and be versatile if/when plans change. Decelerate and benefit from the environment. There’s extra to Disney parks than the rides. 

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Disneyland Paris hotel at sunset with fountains in the front

Is Paris Disneyland well worth the cash?

Again to the unique query. Is the worth well worth the expertise?

I’d say sure, based mostly on our expertise.

Visiting Disneyland Paris is dear. It’s not an inexpensive household trip. I needed to take a deep breathe after I checked out bank card bills associated to this Paris Disneyland journey.

Nevertheless, we really feel prefer it was price it. We loved our go to and have enjoyable reminiscences that can final without end (hopefully!). And, keep in mind, we aren’t large Disney followers. 

This can be a once-in-a-lifetime expertise. Our boys will solely be this age as soon as. We’re glad we made this journey occur as a result of it’s unlikely we are going to return to Disneyland Paris. By no means say by no means, nevertheless it’s unlikely.

The Disney Premium Entry Go made our day.

It’s implausible to skip the strains on virtually each journey. Sure, this characteristic is an costly addition, nevertheless it gave us a stress-free expertise. That’s actually what we paid for. 

Must you go to Disneyland Paris in your first Paris trip?

I’m unsure. If that is your first time visiting Paris and you’ve got restricted time, it won’t be price it.

We’ve visited Paris a number of occasions, so we didn’t really feel the necessity to re-visit the favored Paris vacationer points of interest. 

Finally, whether or not or not it’s price visiting Disneyland is exclusive to you and your journey targets. 

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