Disneyland Paris is the largest amusement park in France, which has welcomed its guests for about 30 years. Several generations of children have already managed to visit this wonderful place and meet with the beloved heroes of the Walt Disney world. Now it remains the only Walt Disney company park in Europe, as well as the most visited amusement park in this part of the world. On average, more than 12.5 million people ride on its attractions annually. If you are looking for a great place to stay with children in Europe, then be sure to visit this park, and before that, read our travel guide.
How to get to Disneyland Paris?
Disneyland Paris is located just 30 km from Paris, in its eastern suburbs Marne-la-Vallée. To get to the park, you can use any way of your choice:
- From the Northern train station, take the commuter train (line A) to Marne-la-Vallée / Chessy station.
- From the North train station every day (only once a day) at 8. 15 in the morning the Disneyland Paris Express shuttle bus leaves.
- From Charles de Gaulle and Orly Airport, from the center of Paris and from some hotels on the yellow-red Magical Shuttle
- From anywhere in Paris by taxi.
Disneyland Paris Description
Disneyland Paris occupies a huge area, which houses two parks – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park (4 thematic zones each), 15 hotels, as well as a Disney Village mini-town with restaurants, cafes and shops. In the very center of the park is its own railway station, to which trains arrive from the capital of the country.
Disneyland Park is a classic franchise amusement park. There are many children’s attractions, playgrounds, and in the center is the recognizable castle of Sleeping Beauty. Here every evening there is a huge parade of the show, in which all the favorite heroes of the Disney world participate. The park is divided into 4 thematic zones: Discoveryland, Fantasyland, Adventureland, Frontierland.
Walt Disney Studios Park appeared only in 2002. It is dedicated to the Disney film industry: the history and process of creating legendary cartoons and film studios. The rides here are more extreme and are generally designed for adolescents and adults. In general, the park is stylized as a huge film set, where you can look into the magical backstage of cinema.
Disneyland Paris Tickets
To enter the parks, you need to buy either individual tickets for each park (they cost the same, about 50 Euros), or a common ticket to both parks, which will be more expensive than a ticket to any one for only 20 EUR (i.e. about 70 Euros ) Children under 3 years old have free admission to the park. For children from 3 to 12 years old, an entrance ticket costs about 40-45 Euros.