Since it opened in 1992, millions eager guests have been welcomed at Disneyland in Paris to discover its sparkle, making the majestic theme and resort park Europe’s most popular tourist destination.
Originally called Eurodisney when it opened its doors in the suburb of Marne-la-Vallée, visitors worldwide experience the Magic Kingdom charm in its five amazing lands filled with incredible attractions, shows and parades.
Located approximately 20 miles or 30km east of central Paris or about an hour’s distance from the city, this version of the Disney brand resort is an exciting and adrenaline-filled affair to explore. To fully enjoy this amazing adventure offered by Eurodisney, you should plan for a more gradual visit not only to enjoy the spectacular park, but also to have the indelible memory of touring other parts of this historical city.
When you journey to this spectacular Disneyland Park, you will delight in the beautiful details of the venue. Eurodisney offers the enthusiastic visitor a theme park designed with quality and execution in mind in its attractions, with a rich focus on European history.
Fantasyland provides the interested tourist with a thorough architectural and decorative design to charm and inform in the retelling of classic Disney stories that are broken down by country. The authenticity in the chateaus and castles is viewed in their woodwork, tapestries and stained glass windows.
This attention to detail is also present in Adventureland with its seamless transitions featured in the different adventure settings of Aladdin or The Pirates of the Caribbean.
Your French holiday would not be complete without trying out the many rides such as Big Thunder Mountain, which is an exciting coaster ride with an extra burst of speed near the end to make it the longest and fastest version of Thunder Mountain in the world. This thrilling drop in elevation to pass through a tunnel attracts enthusiasts to relive the moment multiple times.
Another highly anticipated ride is the recently opened Ratatouille: The Adventure, a trackless dark ride featuring 3-D technology that will let patrons experience a gripping chase through the world of Ratatouille.