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Visit Disneyland Paris with children

Like every amusement park in the world, the two theme parks at Disneyland Paris attract children. However, many parents hesitate to visit because they do not know whether the amusement park is also suitable for children. Disneyland Paris definitely falls into the category "suitable for children", because there is hardly any other amusement park that offers so much for children - but at the same time the big ones are not forgotten either. To help you spending a perfect day with kids at Disneyland Paris, we've put together some useful information for your Disneyland Paris holiday here.

Some attractions in the two amusement parks are particularly well suited for families and are therefore given special attention here, including of course, Le Carrousel de Lancelot and It's a Small World. Incidentally, the absolute hit with small children is the carousel Dumbo the Flying Elephant, which you shouldn't miss under any circumstances. This actually applies to the entire offer in Fantasyland.

Are you wondering whether a particular attraction is suitable for your child? First of all, of course, you have to consider the size restrictions. If everything fits here, it depends on how daring your child is. Is it more fearful or does it plunge into any adventure? You can certainly assess this best. Many parents have had good experiences by explaining to their child what to expect in the attraction, often children themselves know whether they want to ride a roller coaster that goes upside down or not.
Of course, you can also ride all the attractions yourself first and then decide whether you want to take your child with you or prefer to go on to the next attraction.
Just inform yourself on the individual attraction pages, on which we have put together a lot of information about the respective ride or show.

In addition, Disneyland Resort Paris offers a number of services that are aimed specifically to parents and children, ranging from stroller rental and babysitting services to practical baby switches.

Admisson for children

The entry to the two Disney theme parks, Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios, is free for children under the age of three. They also stay in their parents' room for free at Disney Hotels. If necessary or desired, a baby cot can be provided. From three to eleven years old they will get discounted tickets and can stay in the parents' room for a reduced price.

Eating with children at Disneyland Paris

Children are always welcome at the restaurants at Disneyland Resort Paris, whether it's a fast food or upscale table-service restaurants.
All restaurants have special dishes for the little ones and there are also a high chairs available if needed. In the fast food restaurants in the parks, microwave ovens are available where baby food can be warmed up so that the little ones do not have to do without their usual food.
The children's menus are intended for children aged 3-11 years. Younger children under the age of 3 can eat with their parents free of charge (this rule also applies in buffet restaurants).
In any case, the food in the restaurants of the resort is popular with children, and if a Disney character stops by, the meal becomes a real experience that no one forgets quickly. The princess dinner at the Auberge de Cendrillon is very popular with girls, but the other meals where you can meet the Disney characters are also extremely popular. If you want to visit such a meal with your family, we strongly recommend that you reserve a table well in advance.

Playgrounds
  • Pirate's Beach Spielplatz Pirate's Beach If the little pirates haven't played enough in Adventureland, then a visit to the Pirate's Beach playground is highly recommended.
  • Frontierland Playground: Spielplatz im Disneyland Frontierland Playground Children up to the age of 12 can play until they don´t have any energy left at the Frontierland Playground. Slides, swings and monkey bars invite you to have some fun.

Hits for kids: top attractions for children at Disneyland Paris

  • Autopia Autopia Cruise with a rattling engine in a convertible over the highways of a long past future. Even children can show off their driving skills here, even without a license.
  • Cars Race Rally Cars Race Rally Welcome to Radiator Springs! Jump in a race car, cruise over Route 66 and show Lightning McQueen who the true king of the road is.
  • Casey Jr. - Le Petit Train du Cirque Casey Jr. - Le Petit Train du Cirque The family-friendly roller coaster Casey Jr. - Le Petit Train du Cirque is based on the small circus train from the film Dumbo. Especially children love this ride in Fantasyland.
  • Kinderkarusell Dumbo the Flying Elephant Dumbo the Flying Elephant Soar together with Dumbo and find out how it feels to fly! This cute children's carousel is especially popular with the youngest guests at Disneylands.
  • Flying Carpets over Agrabah Flying Carpets over Agrabah Have you always wanted to fly on a magical carpet? Then let's go to the carousel of the flying carpets of Agrabah.
  • La Tanière du Dragon La Tanière du Dragon A dragon lives deep under the Sleeping Beauty Castle. Are you brave enough to go down to his cave? Many visitors overlook the dragon, don't miss this eerie encounter.
  • Le Carrousel de Lancelot Le Carrousel de Lancelot How about a ride on this classic horse carousel? Behind the castle, with a beautiful backdrop, Le Carrousel de Lancelot is doing its rounds. Just lovely!
  • Le Pays des Contes de Fées Le Pays des Contes de Fées Wonderfully relaxed boat trip through the world of fairy tales. Take a seat in one of the boats and cruise comfortably through scenes from Beauty and the Beast, Peter and the Wolf or Aladdin.
  • Les Voyages de Pinocchio Les Voyages de Pinocchio Les Voyages de Pinocchio is a classic Disney Dark Ride, in which you follow the footsteps of Pinocchio and experience his transformation from a puppet to a boy up close.
  • Orbitron Karussell Orbitron Take off for a flight through the galaxy and enjoy a great view of Discoveryland. A flight in the dark is especially great.
  • Playhouse Disney Live on Stage Playhouse Disney Live on Stage This show is a hit for the youngest guests, they can see all of their heroes from the Disney Junior program. Have fun!
  • Slinky Dog Zigzag Spin Slinky Dog Zigzag Spin Do you know Slinky, the cute toy dog ​​from Toy Story? Slinky Dog always runs in a circle chasing his own tail. Will you join him?
  • Stitch Live Stitch Live Stitch, or Experiment 626, causes a lot of trouble at this interactive show in Walt Disney Studios Park. Be careful not to end up in the space prison.
Not suitable for little visitors

Some attractions in the two theme parks require certain minimum sizes for safety reasons.
Here is an overview of the attractions where a minimum size is required:

Minimum size Disneyland Park:

  • Big Thunder Mountain - 102cm
  • Indiana Jones - 140cm
  • Space Mountain - 120cm
  • Star Tours - 102cm
  • Autopia - 81cm für Beifahrer / 132cm für Fahrer

Minimum size Walt Disney Studios:

  • Rock 'n' Roller Coaster - 120cm
  • Crush's Coaster - 107cm
  • Tower of Terror - 102cm
  • RC Racer - 120cm

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