Disneyland Paris Itinerary

Planning a trip to Disneyland Paris can be overwhelming with two parks, countless attractions, and shows. 

This guide simplifies your planning by providing day-by-day itineraries for 1 to 4 days, including must-see attractions, and tips to maximize your time.

Snapshot Opening Hours: 9:30 am to 11 pm
Best Itinerary: Disneyland Paris 2 day itinerary
Best Ticket: Multi-day Disneyland Paris ticket

1 Day 1 Park Itinerary

Yes, you can visit Disneyland Paris in a single day.

All you need is careful planning and a comprehensive schedule to cover the activities, performances, rides, and attractions.

To maximize your time in the parks, you should go when the hours are longer i.e.Summer from June to August.

You can even stay at one of the 15 hotels that make up Disneyland to reduce travel time.

Note: We would recommend you to choose from a 1-day ticket or 1-day flexible access, if you intend to visit the park in a single day.

Here is a customized schedule for your 1-day itinerary at Disneyland Paris:


1. Arrive Early

To maximize your time and get a head start on the crowd, try to arrive at the park before 9:30 am, allowing you to take advantage of the morning hours

2. Main Street, U.S.A.

Stroll down Main Street, U.S.A, the picturesque park entrance, to start your day. 

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, store exploration, and scenic surroundings.

3. Fantasyland

You can head to Fantasyland to locate the beloved Disney attractions.

There are attractions like 

  • Peter Pan’s Flight, 
  • It’s a Small World, and 
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

It’s best to ride these rides early in the day because they are popular and have longer wait times later in the day.

4. Discoveryland

Make your way to Discoveryland from Fantasyland. 

You can use futuristic attractions like Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain and Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast.

If you like Star Wars, you shouldn’t miss Star Tours: The Adventures Continue.

5. Adventureland

Explore Adventureland next, where you can find exhilarating attractions. Some are 

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril and 
  • Pirates of the Caribbean.

Take a boat voyage through the waterways that are home to pirates and go on an adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow.

6. Quick Snack

You could be craving a fast snack at this point. Visit one of the many food shops or eateries in the Adventureland like Agrabah Cafe Restaurant to get a bite.

You can book a table at Agrabah Cafe Restaurant before your park visit to avoid waiting in line.

7. Meet Disney Characters

Character meet-and-greets are well-known at Disneyland Paris. Take advantage of the chance to meet your favorite Disney characters.

In Adventureland you can join Meet with Disney Characters every half-an-hour and take photos and autographs.

Meet the characters of Alice in Wonderland in Fantasyland, Winne the Pooh or friends in Discoveryland throughout the day. 

Check out Disneyland Paris app for the character appearance schedule.

8. Enjoy the Atmosphere

Spend some time taking in the park’s magical ambiance. Enjoy the parades, street shows, and live entertainment throughout the morning. 

See Disney characters doing parades like “A Million Splashes of Colour” in Main Street USA.

Watch as jugglers, strolling musicians, and other whimsical performers bring the Disney tales to life in front of your eyes, captivating you. 

These free performances usually air in brief spurts throughout the day.

Remember to stroll through the themed regions and admire the minute features and embellishments.


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1. Adventure Continues

Continue the adventure by visiting any Adventureland attractions you missed in the morning to start your afternoon. 

We recommend seeing the exciting Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril or the charming Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse.

2. Frontierland

The next stop is Frontierland, where you must take a thrilling ride up Big Thunder Mountain.

Take a fun boat trip through Pocahontas Indian Village.

Don’t miss the live performance with your favorite Disney characters at the Chaparral Theatre.

3. Lunchtime

At Frontierland, choose from Tex-Mex favorites at Lucky Nugget Saloon, classic saloon fare at The Last Chance Cafe, or a lunch at Silver Spur Steakhouse with a view of Big Thunder Mountain. 

This themed area provides you with delectable food options to fuel your next adventure at Disneyland Paris!

4. Discoveryland Exploration

Explore Discoveryland once more to take in any other attractions you may have missed.

Remember to stop at the renowned Space Mountain: Mission 2 for a fantastic ride on a roller coaster with a space theme.

5. Fantasyland Delights

Return to Fantasyland to continue your fantastic trip. 

Visit places like Alice’s Curious Labyrinth, and follow white rabbit’s footprints, peek through playing cards, and meet Alice in Wonderland characters.

Board the Casey Jr.- Le Petit Train du Cirque for a fun train ride. This miniature railway lets you see the mini versions of Disney stories.

6. Parades and Shows

Check the afternoon schedule for any parades or performances. 

The Disney Stars on Parade and the Mickey’s PhilharMagic 3D show provide fun entertainment, along with other performances.

7. Shopping and Souvenirs

Find various products to suit any Disney lover, from character merchandise to unique Disney memorabilia. 

Here are few shops and items you can browse:

  • Broadway Candy Palace – Drinks and food, gifts and housewares.
  • Constellations – Drinks and food, art, costumes, toys, plush, housewares, accessories, Disney ears, pins and figurines.
  • Disney & Co. – Costumes, toys, plush, and Disney ears
  • Emporium – Art, costumes, toys, plush, housewares, accessories, Disney ears, pins and figurines.


1. Night-time Spectaculars

The spectacular night-time displays at Disneyland Paris are well-known.

While the Sleeping Beauty Castle shines brightly with colorful lights and music catch with Disney Illuminations fireworks and projection show.

You can also see the Disney Electric Sky parade, a drone show, which paints the night with colors.

2. Dining Experience

Enjoy a special dinner at one of the park’s themed eateries.

The evening offers the opportunity to relish delectable cuisine, whether in a character dining experience or an exquisite fine dining venue, all while savoring the enchanting atmosphere.

3. Rides at Night 

Enjoy well-known attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean or the thrilling turns of Space Mountain beneath a starry night sky.

Take advantage of reduced lines at popular attractions at night.

Because, at night most visitors concentrate on firework shows and theater performances. So, the crowd will be reduced for the rides.

4. Explore Main Street, U.S.A.

Stroll down Main Street, U.S.A. at night, as the park becomes quieter due to ongoing theater performances and firework shows.

Look around the stores for interesting keepsakes and souvenirs.

  • Star Traders – Drinks and food, art, costumes, toys, plush, housewares, accessories, Disney ears, pins and figurines.
  • Indiana Jones Adventure Outpost – Toys, plush, housewares, accessories, and Disney ears.

5. Entertainment and Live Music

Find live entertainment opportunities available throughout the day like:

  • Disney Performing Art Programme – Adventureland
  • The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands – Frontierland

6. Photographing at night

Use your camera to capture the magical moments when the park turns into a glittering fantasy.

The wonderful backdrop of dusk lighting makes it easy to take lovely pictures and remember your trip.

7. Reflections at the Lake

Stroll around the park’s lovely lake to wind down the evening.

Find quiet areas like water fountains to unwind and take in the reflection of the brilliant lights on the water.

1 Day 2 Parks Itinerary

Disneyland Paris provides a double dose of magic with two fantastic parks: Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park. 

But with limited time, how can you have the best of both worlds in one day? 

Here’s a full plan that will maximize your fun:

Morning Magic in Disneyland Park

Early Arrival: Arrive early to secure a good place for the park’s opening parade (depending on the season).

Thrilling Start: Take on a high-adrenaline ride like Hyperspace Mountain in Discoveryland or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril in Adventureland. If you start at Discoveryland, take the famous ride Star tour: The Adventure Continues and Autopia.

Fantasy Tour: Go on a fanciful trip with Peter Pan’s Flight, Princess Pavilion, Mad Hatter’s tea Cups or discover the scary wonders of Phantom Manor and Big Thunder Mountain.

Lunch Break: Refuel with a fast service lunch at Fantasyland (Auberge de Cendrillon, L’Arbre Enchanté) or Fronteriorland (Cowboy Cookout Barbecue, Silver Spur Steakhouse).

Character Encounters: Don’t miss the opportunity to encounter your favorite Disney characters, Winnie the Pooh or Friends, Captain Hook throughout the park.

Afternoon Adventures at Walt Disney Studios Park

Superhero Headquarters: Immerse yourself in the Marvel Universe with exhilarating attractions such as Avengers Assemble: Flight Force and Spider-Man W.E.B Adventure.

Animation Action: Enter the delightful worlds of Ratatouille: The Adventure, Avengers Assemble: Flight Force and Cars Road Trip.

Hollywood Highlights: Ride Crush’s Coaster or relive a classic at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

Dinner Break: Have a themed dinner at a restaurant such as Backlot Burger or Animagique.

Evening Spectacle: Wrap up your fantastic day with a nighttime mesmerizing entertainment like Mickey and the Magician or Frozen: A Musical Invitation.

Disneyland Paris 2-Day Itinerary

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The ideal way to organize your two-day Disneyland Paris itinerary is to save the complicated moving for the first day and the exploration for the second.

Note: The multi-day ticket is the best option to start the two day exploration of Disneyland Paris. 

Day 1 Itinerary

We hope you arrive before the opening hours because you have much to explore.

Thrill coasters like Adventure Isle, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, Peter Pan’s Flight, Crush’s Coaster, and Ratatouille can be the focus of your energetic mornings. 

Your morning at Disneyland Paris ends with this.

It’s critical to replenish your lost energy after such a busy morning. 

There are several themed or quick-bite eateries to select from. Any bar, like the Sequoia Lodge, is a great place to get a cool drink.

Although, due to their vibrant nightlife, visiting bars at night is better.

You can devote your afternoons and evenings to programs and events that have set times.

To make your visit more straightforward, we advise you to review these times and select your favorite shows in advance.

You should continue your journey on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Dumbo: The Flying Elephant, and Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain.

At 5.30 pm, the Disney parade will kick off your night, which will, after that, include dinner and the Disney Illuminations.

Day 1 is complete at this site!

Day 2 Itinerary

Move on to some fantastic attractions now that most of your ride-related excursion is over.

You can lose yourself in enchanted settings at places like Alice’s Curious Labyrinth and Sleeping Beauty Castle in the first half of the morning. 

Take advantage of the thrilling Phantom Manor adventure or Mickey’s PhilharMagic, a spectacular 3D show.

Visit Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing, La Cabane des Robinson and the Rustler Roundup Shootin’ Gallery for adventure. 

From the second half of the morning to the closing time, explore Walt Disney Studio Park.

You will have the whole day to explore and take pictures after a full day of exhausting rides.

Along with the attractions, you should visit some of Walt Disney Studio Park’s well-known eateries and bars to experience Marvel settings.

Lastly, visit Frozen: A Musical Invitation and end the Disneyland Paris trip with shopping at Walt Disney Studio Park.

Disneyland Paris 3-Day Itinerary

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A multi-day ticket is a fantastic choice for the best three days Disneyland Paris itinerary.Here is a list of three day schedule to visit Disneyland Paris:

1Rides (Disneyland Park)Thrilling Rides Hyperspace Mountain, Indiana Jones Peter Pan’s Flight, Phantom ManorLunch and Character EncountersDisney Parade, Dinner, Disney Illuminations Fireworks
2Rides (Walt Disney Studios) & Attractions (Disneyland Park)Thrill Rides – Indiana Jones, Crush’s Coaster, RatatouilleBig Thunder Mountain Railroad, Dumbo, Star Wars Hyperspace MountainExplore Walt Disney Studios Park (Attractions, Shows)
3Attractions (Disneyland Park & Walt Disney Studios)Explore Alice’s Curious Labyrinth & Sleeping Beauty Castle, Mickey’s PhilharMagic (3D show), Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing, La Cabane des Robinson, Rustler Roundup Shootin’ GalleryExplore Walt Disney Studios Park (Remaining Attractions, Shops)Revisit Favorites or Missed Attractions, Shopping (Walt Disney Studios)

Disneyland Paris 4-Day Itinerary

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The sole distinction between a Disneyland Paris 3-day and a 4-day itinerary is convenience.

You can see everything in four days but at your own speed.

Long lines won’t prevent you from visiting your favorite rides quickly.

You can take plenty of breaks, spend more time at the attractions you enjoy, and take your time.

If you only have four days, we advise viewing everything during the day and saving the evenings for more sightseeing and night shows.

Here is an ideal 4-day itinerary to visit Disneyland Paris:

DayFocusDisneyland ParkWalt Disney Studios ParkOther Activities
1Rides & ShowsHyperspace Mountain, Indiana Jones, Phantom Manor Lunch (Fantasyland or Adventureland), Character EncountersAvengers Assemble: Flight Force, Ratatouille: The Adventure, Cars Road Trip, Crush’s Coaster, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Themed Dinner, Mickey and the Magician Or Frozen: A Musical InvitationExplore shops
2Rides & AttractionsIt’s a Small World, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Mad Hatter’s Tea CupBig Thunder Mountain Railroad, Dumbo, Star Wars Hyperspace MountainDisney Parade, Dinner, Disney Illuminations Fireworks
3In-Depth ExplorationAlice’s Curious Labyrinth, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Phantom Manor or Mickey’s PhilharMagic (3D show), Adventureland Activities (Riverboat, Robinson’s Cabane, etc.)Explore Walt Disney Studios Park (full day), Animation Academy, Spider-Man W.E.B Adventure, Crush’s Coaster, Cars ROAD Trip, RC Racer, Toy soldiers Parachute DropDisney Junior Dream Factory, TOGETHER: a Pixar Musical Adventure, Stitch Live! 
4Relaxation & CompletionRelax and enjoy shows like parades, musicalsShopping at Walt Disney Studios ParkFrozen: A Musical Invitation

FAQs for Disneyland Paris Itinerary

How many days should I spend at Disneyland Paris?

Considering your personal preferences, allocate two to three days. The number of attractions you want to enjoy will determine how long you should spend at Disneyland Paris. 

How can I avoid long wait times for rides?

You can arrive early in the day or when it’s less busy to reduce the wait times at Disneyland Paris. Use Disney Premier access to reserve particular ride times for the most popular attractions. Use the official smartphone app to view current wait times and adjust your schedule.

What dining options are available at Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris offers a variety of dining options:

• Quick-service kiosks for snacks, sandwiches, and desserts.
• Themed restaurants serving international and French cuisine.
• Counter-service options for fast bites, character dining, and sit-down meals.
• Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices available at some restaurants.

Are there shows and parades at Disneyland Paris?

Yes, Disneyland Paris presents exciting parades and shows. Here are few popular shows and parades:

• Frozen: A Musical Invitation
• Disney Dreams Nighttime Extravaganza
• Disney Electrical Sky Parade
• Disney Stars on Parade
• Stitch Live!

Can I visit both parks in one day?

It is possible to visit Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park in one day. You can find a 1-day ticket and guide to Disneyland Paris 1 day two parks itinerary.

Are there accommodations available within Disneyland Paris?

Yes, various lodging options are available within the resort area of Disneyland Paris. As well as partner hotels nearby, Disney hotels with specific themes offer a fantastic experience. Staying on-site gives you easy access to the park’s advantages, like Extra Magic Hours.

Are character meet-and-greets available at Disneyland Paris?

Disneyland Paris offers character meet-and-greets in all the themed areas of the parks throughout the day.

• Meet Winnie the Pooh or Friends – Main Street USA
• An Encounter with Captain Hook, Meet Baloo, Chip and Dale, Disney Characters  – Adventureland
• Meet Alice in Wonderland – Fantasyland 
• Encounter The Manalorian!, Meet Minnie or her Friends – Discoveryland

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