General information about Disneyland Pars and F.A.Q

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Disneyland Resort (formerly Eurodisney) is divided into 5 thematic lands or if you like in 5 thematic communities. The decoration, the rides, the restaurants, and even the vegetation in every different land is in complete harmony with its theme.

Main Street is the first thing you will notice entering Disneyland Paris.

This is a shopping street that sits in the United States of 1870.

This sector is full of shops, restaurants, cafes, pastry shops.

In fact, Main Street is a faithful reproduction of the city of Marseilles, Missouri, USA, the city where Walt Disney grew up to.

It is the land of myths and fairy tales.

Walt Disney wanted to make the visitor feel as if he was starring in one of Disney’s fairy tales.

The main attractions here are: Alice in Wonderland, It’s a Little World, Dumbo The Flying Elephant, Peter Pan’s Flight.

The area of the park that surrounds the Wild West of the United States during 19 century.

Here you will feel like a protagonist in a western movie with Clint Eastwood.

The main attractions are: Big Thunder Mountain, Phantom Manor, Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing.

Thousand and One Nights, Middle East, Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean.

All this and much more you will come across in the excitement of adventure and dreams.

The main rides here are: Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, La Cabane de Robinson.

The land of visionaries, discoveries, space, the future.

The main rides here are: Autopia, Buzz Lightgear Laser Blast, Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain, Star Tours.

The Disneyland Paris Castle

In the center of the 5 lands, it is located the Castle of the Sleeping Beauty , which is unique in its genre.

In the rest of Disney parks around the world, the castles are inspired by true castles. However, the castle of the Sleeping is a fruit of the imagination of its creators (with a bitter touch from Mont Saint Michel). 

The castle has a height of 50 meters and in the underground of the castle there is a stunning dragon of 27 meters and 2.5 tons.

Disneyland park has been created in such a way that the Castle of Sleeping Beauty is visible from every corner in of the park.

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General information about Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris, originaly Eurodisney, is today the the most visited attraction in Europe, with more than 320 millions visitors since its opening in 1992. 

In both parks, Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios there are 59 rides, 55 restaurants, 13 coffee and 2 conference centers.

Disneyland employs more than 15 000 employees, from 100 countries.

In Disney language, workers are called cast-members and visitors are called guests. 

Opening hours

Be on time ⏳

During summer period ☀ :

Disneyland Park : 10:00 to 23:00
Walt Disney Studio: 10:00 to 20:00

During winter period ☁:

Disneyland Park : 10:00 to 20:00
Walt Disney Studio: 10:00 to 18:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

What is the FASTPASS and how can I get it?

FASTPASS is a type of express ticket which is also available for free and allows you to save time and avoid queues.

Getting the FASTPASS:
1. Look for the FASTPASS machine near the ride.

2. Using your entrance ticket you can issue the FASTPASS tickets, which indicate when you should return to the ride.

3. Return to the trail at the indicated time and avoid the queue using the FASTPASS ticket.

FASTPASS is available at the following rides:

DISNEYLAND PARK 
Indiana Jones et le Temple du Péril, Adventureland
Star Wars: Hyperspace Mountain, Discoveryland
Buzz Lightgear Laser Blast, Discoveryland
Big Thunder Mountain, Frontierland
Le Vol de Peter Pan, Fantasyland
Star Tours, Discoveryland

WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
Rock’n’Roller Coaster with Aerosmith 
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Les Tapis Volants 
Ratatouille: L’Attraction

Is parking free of charge?

For the hotel guests, parking at the hotel is free of charge. For guests who have not chosen to stay in one of the Disney hotels the parking is paid

Where is Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris is located in the Chessy community (Seine et Marne), 32 kilometers east of Paris.

The transition to Disneyland can be done by TGV, RER, car or bus. For more information click here.

Where is Disneyland Paris train station?

Disneyland Paris train station is Marne-La-Vallée – Chessy. This train station is served by the RER A and by TGV. To get directions to Marne-La-Vallée-Chessy train station, click here

Is everything in French? Are Disneyland Paris rides in French?

Everything in both parks is written in English and French. Disneyland Paris rides are in English and French as well. You won’t have absolutely any problem if you don’t speak French as almost every castmember is bilingual.

What is Disney Photo Pass?

Disney PhotoPass is a proffesional photography service offered at Disneyland Paris. This service includes photos from proffesional photographers positioned inside the park and photos inside some major Disney rides. You can get your PhotoPass from the shops inside the parks.

In which rides I can use the PhotoPass service?

You can use the Disney PhotoPass service in the following rides/attractions:

  • Rencontre avec Mickey
  • Pavillon des Princesses
  • Starport
  • Starwars : Hyperspace Mountain
  • Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast
  • Big Thunder Mountain
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster with Aerosmith
  • The Twilling Zone Tower of Terror

Are there rides for babies or very young children?

There are dozens of attractions, games and shows tailored for children of all ages.

Ask for the parks’ map at the entrance.

I'm in a wheelchair. In which rides can I get?

Disneyland Paris is literally a park structured in such a way as to be accessible to all. Access to restaurants, hotels, shops and many rides is possible with a wheelchair.

For more and more detailed information, click here .

For the ultimate convenience, look for the Donald Desk – City Hall after entering the park. There, with a simple process you can take one special priority card for rides, shows and attractions.

A wheelchair can also be rented.

To find the hotel that suits your needs and more information, click here.

Can I come with a caravan to Disneyland?

Yes, there is the possibility of parking and camping for a fee in a specially designed area at Disneyland parking.

I booked a hotel in Disneyland. How do I get to the park?

Disneyland offers free transport to and from the parks for all hotel guests (except Davy Crocket Ranch).

There are buses each 12 minutes
Every day, 7 / 7 from 6:30 – 23:00
And free

What kind of restaurants are there in Disney parks?

In Disneyland you will find more from 65 restaurants with many different cuisines and rates. Buffets, tex-Mex, hamburgers, pizzas, French are some of the most widespread choices. 

Children’s meals are also proposed in all restaurants. 

How big is Disneyland Paris?

The total surface area of Disneyland Paris complex is 22.3 km². On average around 10 millions visitors visit the parks every year. 

How much Disneyland Paris cost?

The total cost of your journey depends from the type of the accomodation and the season. During high-season only the expensive tickets are available. For more information about the cost in Eurodisney, read here.

How much Disneyland Paris tickets cost?

There are currently three different kinds of tickets. Mini, Magic, and Super Magic tickets. Mini tickets’ prices start from 56€. For more information about Disney tickets, read here 👈

Are Disneyland Paris tickets more expensive at the gate?

Indeed, Disneyland Paris tickets are more expensive at the gate. You better book your tickets in advance. Check our post here about how to book your Disney tickets.

Can Disneyland Paris tickets be refunded?

You can read about the refund policy in the Booking Terms and Conditions document.

Are Disneyland Paris fireworks every night?

Yes! There is a magical show with fireworks every night, during evey season. Not to miss this!

Let the Disney adventure begins?

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