25+ Disneyland Paris Top Tips for Families

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. 

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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. 

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