Visiting Disneyland Paris should be an unforgettable experience for the whole family, filled with magic and fun – especially when you’re visiting with kids. In this post we run through over 25 of our Disneyland Paris top tips for families that we’ve gathered over years of visiting with young children.
From what to add to your packing list to what to expect when you’re there, our tips will help you plan your trip to Disneyland Paris and keep everyone happy. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Disney enthusiast, we’re here to help you make the most of your visit. With so much to do and normally not that much time to visit, some insider knowledge ensures that you make the most out of every second!
Here’s all of our top tips for families visiting Disneyland Paris, click on one to be taken straight to that section in the post or keep reading to read about all of them.
- Research the different types of tickets
- Download the official Disneyland Paris mobile app
- Be flexible on when, where and what you eat
- Take a midday nap
- Don’t dress up as an adult
- Make a plan of action
- Bring a power bank
- Take a reusable water bottle
- Don’t overlook the shows
- Stay nearby the night before and after your visit
- Use EMH
- Find a good spot early for the parades and fireworks
- Visit in the summer months
- Find a nearby supermarket
- Pack a baby sling/carrier
- Don’t worry if you don’t speak French
- Have the shops send souvenirs to your hotel room
- Buy Disney ears and clothing before you go
- Wear comfortable shoes
- Stay at an onsite hotel
- Be prepared to practise patience
- See the characters at your hotel
- Book restaurant reservations in advance
- Prepare something to keep kids busy in the queues
- The Princess Pavilion, Mickey Mouse and Stitch have huge queues
- Get on the app early to book a superhero visit
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25+ Disneyland Paris Top Tips for Families
Research the different types of tickets
Download the official Disneyland Paris mobile app
Be flexible on when, where and what you eat
Take a midday nap
Don’t dress up as an adult
Make a plan of action
Bring a power bank
Take a reusable water bottle
Don’t overlook the shows
Stay nearby the night before and after your visit
Make the most of Early Magic Hour
Find a good spot early for the parades and fireworks
Visit in the summer months
Find a nearby supermarket
Pack a baby sling/carrier
Don’t worry if you don’t speak French
Have the shops send souvenirs to your hotel room
Buy Disney ears and clothing before you go
Wear comfortable shoes
Stay at an onsite hotel
Be prepared to practice patience
See the characters at your hotel
Book restaurant reservations in advance
Bring something to keep kids busy in queues
The Princess Pavilion, Mickey Mouse and Stitch have huge queues
Get on the app early to book a superhero visit
Disneyland Paris Top Tips for Families – Final Thoughts
Making the trip to Disneyland Paris with your family is a magical experience that you’ll never forget, but planning your magical trip can be stressful, especially if it’s your first time visiting the Disney parks. This post filled with our Disneyland Paris top tips for families is everything I wish I’d known before we went to Disneyland Paris for the first time so hopefully they’ve helped you plan your dream trip.