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Things to Do in Disneyland Paris in 4 Days

If you are lucky enough to travel four days to Disneyland Paris you can organize a perfect schedule. The first two days are spent at Dineyland Park, the third at Walt Disney Studios and the fourth at Disney Village.

María Cano

María Cano

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Things to Do in Disneyland Paris in 4 Days

Girl at Disneyland Paris | ©Thomas Evraert

As you can imagine, Disneyland Paris has a lot to see: the traditional theme park Disneyland Park, the park dedicated to cinema Walt Disney Studios and a third area known as Disney Village with an unlimited entertainment offer. If your trip lasts four days you are in luck because you will be able to know in detail all the proposals of the park. Read on and find out how to plan your trip.

And if on your trip to France, you also visit the Parisian capital, do not hesitate to read the post what to see and do in Paris.

Day 1: Immerse yourself in Disney World with a first day on Main Street, Fantasyland and Discoveryland

Entrance to Discoveryland:| ©Victor R. Ruiz
Entrance to Discoveryland:| ©Victor R. Ruiz

Disneyland Park has five clearly differentiated zones based on their theme. I recommend that on the first day you immerse yourself in the world of Main Street, Frontierland and Advetureland.

  • Main Street USA: As soon as you enter Main Street USA you will get an idea of what you will get to see over the next four days. In this area there are numerous restaurants, stores and shopping arcades. In addition, you will begin to meet your favorite characters and you can take a streetcar tour of recognition.
  • Fantasyland: Sleeping Beauty's castle, as well as the world of Alice in Wonderland and many other fairy tales await you in this area of magic and fantasy.
  • Discoveryland: If you are a Star Wars or Toy Story lover, this area will dazzle you.

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Take a steam locomotive scouting tour

I recommend that as soon as you arrive at Disneyland Paris you go to the Main Street station and take a tour in the steam locomotive to get an idea of the dimensions and the different areas of the park. The tour lasts 20 minutes and has stops in the Main Street, Frontierland and Fantasyland areas.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located at... Main Street U.S.A.

Traveler's Tip

If you travel to Disneyland Paris for four days, don't hesitate to visit Dineyland Park on the first two days, Walt Disney Studios on the third day and Disney Village on the fourth. You won't regret it!

Take a boat ride through a small world

Take a 10-minute trip aboard a boat in It's a small world. A journey through seven continents that will be a delight for the little ones in the house.

  • Requirements... Any height.
  • All ages... All ages and small children.
  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Fantasyland.

Visit Sleeping Beauty Castle

Sleeping Beauty Castle| ©Jeremy Thompson
Sleeping Beauty Castle| ©Jeremy Thompson

Sleeping Beauty Castle is the star attraction of Fantasyland and one of the symbols of Disneyland Paris. It is more than 50 meters high and has been recently restored to make the visit an unforgettable moment for both adults and children.

  • Requirements... Any height.
  • All ages... All ages and young children.
  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Fantasyland area.

Cross Alice's Labyrinth

Alice's Curious Labyrinth is a labyrinth designed from high hedges that leads to the Queen of Hearts Castle from where you will have spectacular views of Fantasyland. Get your camera ready, you'll get the best snapshots!

  • Requirements... Any height.
  • All ages... All ages and young children.
  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Fantasyland area.

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Join the celebration in the Mad Hatter's Mugs

Lewis Carrol's fairy tale is very present at Disneyland Paris. Another example is Mad Hatter's Tea Cups, a carousel inspired by Alice in Wonderland that has 18 cups that spin endlessly on a tray that also rotates in the opposite direction. In addition, you can give more or less speed with your spinning wheel.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Fantasyland area.

Fly with Peter Pan

Peter Pan's Flight is one of Fantasyland's favorite attractions. You will ride on a flying boat with the goal of overthrowing Captain Hook while visiting some of the scenes from the movies such as the Darling children's nursery, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, or even Neverland.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Fantasyland area.

Take a lunch break before heading to Discoveryland

And after a morning exploring Fantasyland and before diving into Discoveryland, take a break for lunch, and what better place than Auberge du Cendrillon, a French cuisine restaurant that will be a delight for both adults and children. A place where you can enjoy the dance show of the Disney princesses.

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Become a space warrior in Buzz Lightyear's saber fight.

Exterior of Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast| ©William Warby
Exterior of Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast| ©William Warby

Inspired by Toy Story 2, in Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast you will have the opportunity to board a spaceship and become a space warrior in a lightsaber fight against an army of robots led by Emperor Zurg.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... Kids, tweens, teens, adults and toddlers.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Discoveryland area.

Enjoy an intergalactic flight on Orbitron

A flight through the galaxy awaits you on Orbitron, a ship that ascends to a height of 18 meters. This futuristic attraction, inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci's sketches, will offer you spectacular views.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Discoveryland area.

Ride the Star Wars roller coaster

The star attraction of Discoveryland is Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain, a roller coaster with a height of more than 30 meters that reaches a speed of 70 kilometers per hour.

-Requirements... Minimum height of 1.20 meters tall.
-All ages... Pre-teens, teens and adults.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Discoveryland area.

Continue the 3D adventure on Star Tours

After Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain, complete your Star Wars experience in Star Tours: The Adventure Continues, where you will take a 3D journey with C-3PO in the Starspeeder 1000 through various scenarios such as Hoth, Jakku, Tatooine or the Death Star.

-Requirements... 1.02 m.
-All ages... Children, tweens, teens and adults.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Discoveryland area.

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Day 2: Go for an adventure-packed day at Frontierland and Adventureland

Adventureland| ©Jeremy Thompson
Adventureland| ©Jeremy Thompson

After an intense first day, the second day will be full of great adventures. This day will be focused on the Frontierland and Adventureland areas, which have several attractions inspired by cowboy, Indian and pirate stories.

  • Frontierland: You will become the protagonist of a western movie with its cowboys and Indians.
  • Adventureland: As its name suggests, this area is marked by adventure attractions with scenes featuring pirate ships and even tree houses.

Start the morning on Big Thunder Mountain

One of the park's most popular attractions is Big Thunder Mountain, a roller coaster one kilometer long and 22 meters high that accelerates up to 60 kilometers per hour. It is one of the most visited attractions and it usually has long lines. Precisely for this reason it will be a good choice if you have the opportunity to go early in the morning.

-Requirements... 1.02 meters.
-All ages... Children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Frontierland area.

Have a frightening experience at the Haunted House

Phantom Manor is an attraction that consists of a guided tour through a haunted house with a very hidden history that will make you live a terrifying experience. Immerse yourself in each of its rooms and discover if Henry Ravenswood had something to do with the disappearance of his daughter's suitors.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... Children, tweens, teens, adults and toddlers.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Frontierland area.

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Get to know another side of the park with the Wild West River Tour

Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing| ©Gian94g
Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing| ©Gian94g

Embark on a 19th century Mark Twain or Molly Brown boat and take a river trip down the rivers of the Wild West. You'll pass through smugglers' caves and see impressive geysers and rushing waterfalls. Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing is an experience that will appeal to adults and children alike.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Frontierland area.

Prove you're the fastest in the West at the shooting gallery.

In Rustler Roundup Shootin' Gallery you will immerse yourself in the Wild West and test your skill as a shooter. Compete with friends and family, spot your target and shoot. This attraction may incur additional fees separate from the park entrance fee.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... Children, Pre-teens, Teens and adults.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Frontierland area.

Take a lunch break in the Wild West

And for lunch, what better recommendation than Cowboy Cookout Barbecue, one of the largest restaurants in Disneyland Paris where you will find delicious barbecue dishes. A meal that promises to be a lot of fun with country music. Another option if you are a lover of Mexican food is Fuente del Oro Restaurant.

Venture into a treehouse cabin

Inspired by "The Swiss Family Robinson" by author Johann Wyss, Robinson's Cottage is one of Disneyland's most popular attractions. A 100-foot-tall tree house is located in the southernmost part of the park. The tree has more than 350,000 handmade leaves and more than 100,000 flowers and the house has a kitchen, bedrooms, toilet, library and a gazebo. It is a work of design and architecture.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages, young children.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Adventureland area.

Become a treasure hunter on an adventure island

At Adventure Isle .| ©Jeremy Thompson
At Adventure Isle .| ©Jeremy Thompson

An ideal plan for the whole family is to go to Adventure Isle, an island with hanging bridges, narrow passages and mysterious caves where you can immerse yourself to discover hidden secrets and mysterious treasures.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Adventureland area.

Join the adventure of Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean is one of the most popular attractions at Disneyland Paris. Located in Aventureland, it allows you to board a galleon and travel around an island fighting a duel with buccaneers and corsairs.

  • Requirements... Any height.
  • All ages... All ages, young children.
  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Adventureland area.

Immerse yourself in an expedition with Indiana Jones

If you are a movie lover, Indiana Jones and The Temple of Peril will be your attraction. Hop on a runaway wagon bound for the jungle and dive into the heart of the jungle.

-Requirements... 5'10".
-All ages... Pre-teens, Teens and adults.

  • Located in... Disneyland Park. Adventureland area.

Be amazed by the nightly show

And after two intense days at Disneyland Paris, say goodbye in style with the Disney Illuminations night show. An event with fireworks and music from Pirates of the Caribbean or Star Wars that will dazzle you. It takes place before the park closes.

Day 3: A day of movies and special effects at Walt Disney Studio

Disney Studio| ©Shagshag
Disney Studio| ©Shagshag

In the middle of your trip, I recommend you to spend the third day to see Walt Disney Studio, the theme park dedicated to cinema and special effects. Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille or Monsters SA are some of the favorite movies in this theme park.

Stroll down Hollywood Boulevard at Studio 1

As soon as you enter Walt Disney you will find Disney Studio 1 and you will feel as if you were in Hollywood. You will be able to walk along mythical places such as Hollywood Boulevard and take a trip back in time to the golden age of cinema, from the classic 1920s to the 1960s. This space, which stands out for its ambience as well as its decoration, has several restaurants and stores.

  • Requirements... Any height.
  • All ages... All ages and young children.
  • Located in... Walt Disney Studios. Front Lot.

Step inside the Tower of Terror

Inspired by The Twilight Zone television series, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is Walt Disney Studios' most visited attraction, as well as the tallest in the park, at 56 meters high. A tour of terror that includes a free fall that turns passengers upside down.

-Requirements... 1.02 m.
-All ages... Pre-teens, teens and adults.
-Located at... Walt Disney Studios. Production Coutyard.

Become a Toy Story soldier and parachute into the Tower of Terror

As if you were one of the little soldiers from the movie Toy Story, in ToySoldiers Parachute Drop you will free fall at a height of 25 meters. A chilling sensation that leaves no one who experiences it indifferent.

-Requirements... 81 cm.
-All ages... Children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.

  • It is located in... Walt Disney Studios. Worlds of Pixar.

Star in your own race on Route 66

Route 66 is the setting for CarsRoad Trip, an attraction where you will ride a streetcar and have the opportunity to meet Cars characters such as Lightning McQueen and Martin.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located at... Walt Disney Studios. Worlds of Pixar.

Take a thrilling ride in RC Racer

RC Racer| ©Mkckim
RC Racer| ©Mkckim

RC Racer is an attraction inspired by the Toy Story movies. It is 25 meters high and although it has a very short ride it is very exciting. A total of 25 people can ride and each row has four seats.

-Requirements... 1.20 m.
-All ages... RC Racer: is part of history.

  • It is located at... Walt Disney Studios. Worlds of Pixar.

Enjoy a delicious hamburger at Restaurant en Coulisse

After a dreamy morning, don't hesitate to take a break for lunch. Restaurant en Coulisse is a safe bet where you can try delicious burgers and tasty salads.

Enjoy a show at Walt Disney Studio

And after an intense day of attractions, do not hesitate to look at the program and attend one of the shows that take place in Walt Disney Studio as Animation Celebration - Frozen, a show starring the characters of Frozen that will dazzle you.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... Toddlers, children, tweens, teens, tweens, adults, all ages.

  • Located at... Walt Disney Studios. Toon Studio.

Ride on the back of Slinky the dog

Slinky Dog ZigZag Spin is a roller coaster where you will ride on the back of Slinky the dog just like Woody and Buzz did in Toy Story. Jumps, ups and downs await you aboard the carriage.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages.

  • Located at... Walt Disney Studios. Worlds of Pixar.

Become a main character in Ratatouille

Ratatouille: The Aventure is a 4D attraction that takes place aboard a ratmobile. It is inspired by Chez Remy, Ratatouille's restaurant.

-Requirements... Any height.
-All ages... All ages and young children.

  • Located at... Walt Disney Studios. Worlds of Pixar.

Visit some of the park's stores

And with one day to go before the end of the trip, one of my recommendations is that you go little by little entering some of the stores in the park in order to see the different items such as pens, magnets, postcards, key chains, stuffed animals, calendars, mugs, T-shirts or sweatshirts. Going to Disneyland and not getting a gift is an impossible task. So check prices, compare and buy the best.

Day 4: Enjoy the great entertainment at Disney Village

Christmas Parade Carriage| ©Found Around Disney
Christmas Parade Carriage| ©Found Around Disney

On the fourth day of your trip to Disneyland Paris, I recommend you to visit Disney Village, a third area next to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios, which has cinemas, live music, themed stores and several bars and restaurants, as well as a wide list of shows. Aimed at both adults and children, it is adjacent to Lake Disney.

Stroll through Disney Village

Disney Village will amaze you, because this entertainment area should be visited at your leisure. Undoubtedly, you will be dazzled by all the surprises you will find on your tour, from parades and live music events to numerous characters you will want to take pictures with. Ideal for a family stroll. Upon entering Disney Village you will have to go through a security checkpoint.

-All ages... children, tweens, teens and adults.
-It is located in... Disney Village.

Get the best views of Disneyland from PanoraMagique

Have you ever imagined riding in a balloon? At Disneyland you can. Specifically in Disney Village, next to Disney Lake, you will find PanoraMagique, a helium balloon in whose trip, of approximately six minutes, you will have the best views of Disneyland. The total number of people that PanoraMagique admits is 30 people and the price of the ticket is from 15€ for people over 12 years old and 8€ for children from 3 to 11 years old.

-All ages... children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.
-It is located in... Disney Village.

Enjoy the best titles at Cinémas Gaumont

Disney Village also has an important cinema complex, so movie lovers will find their paradise. Specifically, Cinémas Gaumont houses a total of 15 screens with reclining seats and state-of-the-art sound, showing the best titles of all movie genres.

-All ages... Children, tweens, teens and adults.
-Located in... Disney Village.

Immerse yourself in the recreational paradise of Disney Stadium

Stadium is a paradise made reality for all arcade game lovers. A giant room where time stands still and where you can find games for all tastes, from the most classic to dance machines, driving games or sports games. All the machines are coin-operated. So, do not hesitate to bring your wallet full.

-All ages... Children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.
-Located in... Disney Village.

Enjoy a delicious American menu at Planet Hollywood

Hamburger at Planet Hollywood| ©Jeannot26
Hamburger at Planet Hollywood| ©Jeannot26

And for lunch I recommend that you opt for Planet Hollywood, a restaurant whose decor is a nod to movies, series and television shows that have transcended throughout history due to their popularity. Pop music will accompany you in this delicious experience.

-All ages... Children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.
-Located in... Disney Village.

Visit the themed stores at Disney Village

And after a delicious menu, take the opportunity to visit the Disney Village themed stores. This area has more than a dozen stores where you can buy the most original souvenirs for friends and family. My favorite is the LEGO Store where you can find a wide selection of games.

-All ages... Children, pre-teens, teenagers and adults.
-It is located in... Disney Village.

Take a selfie with your favorite storybook and movie characters

Of course, a proposal that can not miss your trip to Disneyland Paris is a selfie with your favorite characters. The protagonists of Star Wars, Frozen, Mickey and his friends, as well as the characters of the savannah of Adventureland, the legends of the west of Frontierland or the Disney characters of Fantasyland. At Disneyland you are spoiled for choice. Every area has its selfie.

-All ages... Children, tweens, teens and adults.
-It is located in... Disneyland Paris.

Be dazzled by the ride

The parade is another of the stellar shows of Disneyland Paris. A parade that will amaze both adults and children with its floats designed in great detail and in which all Disney characters are present. I recommend you to check the route.

-All ages... Children, tweens, teens and adults.
-It is located in... Disneyland Paris.

Enjoy a show

If you go for a total of four days, do not hesitate to review in detail the programming and enjoy all the shows that arouse your curiosity such as The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands that promises to be amazing.

  • All ages... Children, pre-teens, teens and adults.
  • Located in... Disneyland Paris.

Enjoy a live concert at Billy Bob's Country Western Saloon

And after an intense day, I recommend you end the day with a beer or a soft drink and some nachos at Billy Bob's Country Western Saloon while enjoying a live concert. Enjoy a fun day of dancing to the rhythm of soul, blues or funk music.

  • All ages... Kids, tweens, teens and adults.
  • Located in... Disneyland Village.

How to get tickets to Disneyland Paris

Disney Illuminations| ©Edward Gebuis
Disney Illuminations| ©Edward Gebuis

When buying your ticket to Disneyland Paris, buy a ticket taking into account the number of days of your stay in the park. In this case, you would be interested in a four-day ticket. Do not hesitate to buy it online and in advance to get a discount. The post cheap Disneyland tickets shows you everything you should know before your purchase. On the other hand, you can buy a :::link|text=fast pass|element=sc-125-2385::: and avoid queues to make your trip as comfortable as possible.

Disneyland Paris opening hours

Disneyland Paris| ©David Jafra
Disneyland Paris| ©David Jafra

Disneyland Paris opens every morning from early in the morning, 9:30 a.m., until the evening, around 11:00 p.m.. Do not hesitate to read the post Disney parks opening hours and know all the details and particularities.

How to get to Disneyland Paris

Car Rides| ©Alexandr Podvalny
Car Rides| ©Alexandr Podvalny

Disneyland Paris is located just over 30 kilometers from the French capital and is very well connected. You have several options to get there:

  • Train, which is the cheapest option.
  • Shared private transfer, the most comfortable option.
  • Car or cab or Uber.

In the post how to get from Paris to Disneyland you can know all the details of the different options.

Recommendations if you go to Disneyland Paris for four days

Visiting Disney in Paris| ©Patricia Ferreira
Visiting Disney in Paris| ©Patricia Ferreira

If you are going to Disneyland Paris for four days, take into account the following recommendations to enjoy the experience 100%:

  • At Disneyland Paris you have a lot to see, but don't worry, you have enough time throughout the four days to leisurely enjoy all the attractions, shows, sets....
  • As you have plenty of time, I advise you to also enjoy your stay at the hotel.
  • Admire every detail of the decor and the ambience of all areas.
  • Distract yourself in the stores as long as you need to get the best gifts and items and, above all, to find the best promotions and prices.