What to do at Disneyland Paris?

What to do at Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris is a tourist and leisure complex of 2,230 hectares, mainly located in the town of Chessy (in Seine-et-Marne), east of Paris.

It includes 2 theme parks (Disneyland and Walt Disney Studios), 7 Disney hotels, 8 partner hotels and a golf.

Disneyland Paris is the 1st tourist destination in Europe with more than 320 million visits since its opening. More than 100 nationalities are represented among the 17,000 cast members (employees of Disneyland Paris) who speak more than 20 languages.

History of Disneyland Paris

Opened on April 12, 1992, Disneyland Paris was first called Euro Disney Resort (1992-1994), then Disneyland Resort Paris (2002-2009).

10 years later, on March 16, 2002, the leisure complex expands with the opening of a new theme park: Walt Disney Studios Park. The first park then becomes Disneyland Park.


Visit Disneyland Paris

Obtain a map of the park on your arrival or consult the plan of the park online, and find the location of must-see attractions!

Disneyland Park

Disneyland Park offers 39 attractions, 13 shows, 31 restaurants and 34 souvenir shops spread over 5 themed areas:

  • Main Street, U.S.A.: Stroll through the park's main street and its many restaurants and shops.
  • Frontierland: Discover the American West in the fictional mining town of Thunder Mesa.
  • Adventureland: Travel from the Orient to the Caribbean via Africa.
  • Fantasyland: Meet your favorite characters, visit Sleeping Beauty's Castle and admire the Disney Illuminations Night Show in Fairy Tale Land.
  • Discoveryland: a tribute to great European visionaries like Jules Verne and H. G. Wells - but also your favorite attractions on the themes of Buzz Lightyear and Star Wars.

Among the most famous attractions are:

  • 'it's a small world' (Fantasyland): Go on a wonderful world tour and watch dolls from all continents sing and dance to the heady tune of 'it's a small world'.

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril (Adventureland - minimum height required: 1.40 m): board a wagon and speed through mysterious ruins in the middle of the jungle.

  • Mad Hatter's Tea Cups (Fantasyland): Twirl and hover around a giant teapot aboard a colorful Alice in Wonderland mug.
  • Peter Pan's Flight (Fantasyland): take to the skies aboard a magical galleon through the starry sky of London, heading for... Never Land!

  • Phantom Manor (Frontierland): Prepare for the thrill... ghosts and spirits await at every turn!

  • Pirates of the Caribbean (Adventureland): Participate in a pirate plunder - alongside famous Captain Jack Sparrow and his lawless crew!

  • Star Tours - The Adventure Continues (Discoveryland - minimum height required: 1.02 m): cross the Star Wars galaxy aboard this latest generation simulator!
  • Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain (Discoveryland - minimum height required: 1.20 m): at the wheel of a spaceship, fight the Empire in this new version of Discoveryland's flagship attraction.

Walt Disney Studios Park

Entrance to Walt Disney Studios park in Disneyland Paris

Walt Disney Studios Park offers 11 attractions, 7 shows, 4 restaurants and 8 souvenir shops distributed in 5 themed spaces:

  • Front Lot: cross the Place des Frères Lumière at the main entrance to the park.
  • Toon Studios: discover the various attractions of the Pixar universe.
Buzz Lightyear at Walt Disney Studios Park
  • Production Courtyard: Watch the Dance with the Guardians of the Galaxy show in Stars Square and scare yourself in the Tower of Terror on Hollywood Boulevard!
Tower of Terror at Walt Disney Studios Park

Among the most famous attractions are:

  • Cars ROAD TRIP (Toon Studios): set off with your family on the legendary road of the American West alongside Lightning McQueen, Sally Carrera, Cruz Ramirez and Mack.

  • Crush's Coaster (Toon Studios - minimum height required: 1.07m): Embark aboard a giant tortoise shell and spin, dive and battle the East Australian Current alongside of your friends Nemo, Marin, Dory and Crush!
  • Ratatouille - The Totally Crazy Adventure of Rémy: shrink until you reach the waist of Rémy the cook rat - and start a chase in the middle of the gigantic kitchen of Auguste Gusteau.

  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (Production Courtyard - minimum height required: 1.02m): discover the 3 new experiences of the now famous Tower of Terror!

The attraction and roller coaster Rock 'n' Roller Coaster with Aerosmith is permanently closed.

Special seasons

The next seasonal events at Disneyland Park will take place:

  • from October 1 to November 7, 2021: the Disney Halloween Festival
  • October 31, 2021 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.: the Disney Halloween Party
  • from November 13, 2021 to January 9, 2022: Enchanted Disney Christmas

With Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings it is also possible to get engaged, get married or renew your vows at Disneyland Paris!


The main car park at the entrance to Disneyland Paris is accessible to all visitors. It is located a few minutes walk from the entrance to the park and Disney Village.

You benefit from free parking at your hotel if you stay at:

  • Disneyland Hotel
  • Disney's Hotel New York
  • Disney's Newport Bay Club
  • Disney's Sequoia Lodge
  • Disney's Hotel Cheyenne
  • Disney's Hotel Santa Fe
  • Disney's Davy Crockett Ranch
  • Explorers Fabulous Hotels Group

Simply show your Disney Hotel Easy Pass, your parking voucher or your hotel card (which will be given to you when you check in at the hotel).

Tickets for Disneyland Paris

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Check the weather forecast before booking your tickets - the majority of attractions are outdoors and are closed in the event of heavy rain. Also plan for waterproof and / or spare clothing for the water attractions!

Disneyland Paris opening hours

Disneyland Paris is open all year round:

  • Disneyland Park: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Walt Disney Studios Park: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The opening hours of the parks vary according to the seasons, check the opening hours on the day of your visit on the official Disneyland Paris website.

Sleep at Disneyland Paris

It is possible to book a stay at Disneyland Paris for:

  • 2 days / 1 night
  • 3 days / 2 nights
  • 4 days / 3 nights
  • 5 days / 4 nights

Disney hotels

Disneyland Paris has 6 Disney themed hotels - close to its theme parks:

  • Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel (4 stars): your favorite Super Heroes in a typical New York setting (10 min walk or 8 min by free shuttle)
  • Disney's Newport Bay Club (4 stars): a maritime atmosphere in a nod to Mickey's nautical adventures (15 min walk or 8 min by free shuttle)
  • Disney's Hotel Cheyenne (3 stars): Woody and Jessie and the lively atmosphere of the Wild West! (20 min walk or 8 min by free shuttle)
  • Disney's Davy Crockett Ranch: independent bungalows nestled in the heart of the forest (15 min by car - no shuttle)
  • Disney's Hotel Santa Fe (2 stars): a hotel in the colors of the Disney / Pixar Cars movie (20 min walk or 8 min by free shuttle)
  • Disney's Sequoia Lodge (3 stars): a pretty wooded lodge in reference to the Disney film Bambi (15 min walk or 8 min by free shuttle)

Staying at a Disney hotel allows you to access the parks before the official opening hours and meet the Disney characters directly in your hotel!


Each hotel has different facilities and activities: free wifi, swimming pool, fitness center, sauna, hammam, playroom for children, etc.

The majestic Disneyland Hotel (5 stars), at the gates of Disneyland Park, is currently under renovation.

Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris

Partner hotels

The reservation in one of the 8 partner hotels - near Disneyland Paris (10 min by free shuttle) - is often the cheapest option:

  • Dream Castle Fabulous Hotels Group (4 stars)
  • Hôtel l'Elysée Val d'Europe (4 stars)
  • Magic Circus Fabulous Hotels Group (4 stars)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Paris, Marne-la-Vallée (4 stars)
  • Adagio Marne-la-Vallée Val d'Europe
  • Campanile Val de France (3 stars)
  • Explorers Fabulous Hotels Group (3 stars)
  • B&B Hotel (2 stars)

Villages Nature Paris by Center Parcs

Villages Nature Paris by Center Parcs is located 15 min by car or 25 min by paid shuttle from Disneyland Paris.

Address: Route de Villeneuve, 77700, Bailly-Romainvilliers

It has a swimming pool, a SPA and free wifi.

Getting to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is located just 32 km from Paris, approximately 1h from Paris airports and only 2 minutes walk from Marne-la station -Vallée / Chessy.

Address: Boulevard de Parc, 77700, Coupvray

To get there, 4 options:

  • Plane: Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle airports
  • Connections between these airports and Disneyland Paris are available.
  • Train: most high-speed lines from the main stations in France to Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy station
  • RER: line A from Paris-Gare de Lyon (45-minute journey)
  • Car: by the A4 motorway or by the "Francilienne"
    • Take the motorway towards Paris from the south, or towards Metz / Nancy from the north
    • Follow the signs for "Disneyland Paris":
      • Exit 14 "Parcs Disney et Bailly-Romainvilliers" for Disneyland Paris Parks, Disney Hotels.
      • Exit 12.1 "Val d'Europe" for the Hôtel l'Elysée Val d'Europe and the Adagio City Aparthotel Val d'Europe.
      • Exit 14 direction "Hôtels du Val de France" for partner hotels: Explorers Fabulous Hotels Group, the Dream Castle Fabulous Hotels Group, the Magic Circus Fabulous Hotels Group or the Kyriad Hotel.
      • Exit 14 direction "Golf / Hôtels du Golf" for the Radisson Blu Hotel.
  • GPS coordinates of the main car park at Disneyland Paris: latitude: 48.876077 - longitude: 2.79646.

Close to Disneyland Paris

Take advantage of your visit to Disneyland Paris to visit the city of Paris:

  • Aquaboulevard
  • Paris Aquarium
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Center Pompidou
  • Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes
  • Carnavalet Museum
  • Orsay Museum
  • Louvre Museum
  • Grevin Museum
  • Rodin Museum
  • Opera Garnier
  • Parc Asterix
  • Paris Zoological Park
  • Eiffel Tower