Disneyland - 10 reasons to come and enjoy the return of the magic of Disneyland Paris when it reopens.

By Mulder, 22 june 2020

Disneyland Paris announces its long-awaited reopening on July 15, 2020. Visitors will once again be able to experience unforgettable moments, with family or friends, in the heart of Disney Parks. Here are the experiences that will be there and everything you need to know to best prepare your visit or stay now. Disneyland Paris announces its gradual reopening with reinforced health and safety measures and magical experiences!

01)) Magic selfies with Disney characters
The return of the magic of Disneyland Paris is obviously the possibility to find the Disney Characters, Pixar, Star Wars or the Marvel Super Heroes. They will once again be there to make young and old dream with new appearances that will allow them to fill up with selfies. Visitors will be able to enjoy an immersive photo experience on the theme of The Snow Queen, in Kristoff's barn or in Elsa's Ice Palace, by visiting Animation Celebration. Fans of the Marvel universe will also have the chance to meet several members of the Avengers at the Studio Theater. Mickey himself will be on the stage of his theatre Meet Mickey Mouse. Physical distancing measures will be implemented throughout the destination and regularly reminded by signage.

02)) Travelling beyond the imagination
Stepping through the doors of Disneyland Paris is a chance to explore worlds full of adventure and fantasy, without the effects of jetlag! Here, visitors will be able to spend their next holidays exploring Fantasyland, which takes its inspiration from European fairy tales, strolling through the Parisian streets of Ratatouille, but also exploring the wonders of Africa, India or the Middle East at Adventureland. The United States is at your fingertips at Frontierland, while the famous Jack Sparrow stands ready to embark visitors on an intrepid Caribbean cruise. Travel around the world is even possible in a few minutes aboard the most joyful music cruise ever created: "it's a small world". Travel to a galaxy far, far away is also possible at Discoveryland!

03)) Filling up on thrills
It's finally time to shout with joy aboard the sensational attractions such as the unmissable Big Thunder Mountain, Hyperspace Mountain and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Péril™, which will make visitors experience an eventful expedition. Adrenalin will also be at the rendezvous in The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror with its ever more surprising falls. In the attractions, the configuration of each vehicle, as well as the boarding, will be adapted to the physical distance between groups or families.

04)) Make your children happy and see stars in their eyes again
Juggling learning at school and playing at home with her children has proven to be a real challenge for her and her family. many families. The good news is that it's finally time to fly away on an elephant for real thanks to the Dumbo The Flying Elephant attraction at Fantasyland. A flight over Neverland is also within reach with Peter Pan's Flight. Among other attractions ideal for the little ones, Cars Quatre Roues Rallye is the perfect circuit to ride alongside Flash McQueen. Finally, Toy Story Playland at Walt Disney Studios Park is the place to be to have fun in the world of Buzz Lightyear, and enjoy attractions perfect for young and old alike.

05)) A stroll in the largest garden in Europe
It's not just the attractions that are extraordinary at Disneyland Paris. The attention paid to its landscape architecture makes it a gigantic plant theatre stage spread over 2,230 hectares. You read correctly, if Disneyland Paris were a garden, it would be the largest garden in Europe. The destination has over 35,000 trees, 450,000 shrubs and over 1 million flowers planted year round to bring to life a unique exotic atmosphere. From the giant redwoods of Frontierland to the dark and desolate vegetation of Phantom Manor, from the lush exotic greenery of Adventureland to the tropical landscape of Pirates of the Caribbean, nothing is left to chance.

06)) The return of The Lion King shows & the rhythms of the earth and the rhythm of the jungle
The Lion King & the Rhythms of the Earth show will make a comeback by popular demand in the summer of 2020. Singers, dancers, acrobats and percussionists bring the adventures of Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Timon and Pumbaa to life with impressive choreography and original costumes. Visitors will be able to relive the magic of the famous music that has rocked several generations in versions specially reorchestrated by Disneyland Paris. The acclaimed show Le Rythme de la Jungle will also be making a comeback this summer in another venue. This other great original creation is an invitation to an immersive journey filled with colours through the Indian jungle. Baloo, King Louie and their friends will be surrounded by artists and will invite young and old to swing to the sound of the must-see songs "It doesn't take much to be happy" and "Being a man like you". The explorer Mickey and his team will be on hand to discover a colourful animal kingdom with the public. The concert halls will be configured to ensure physical distancing.

07)) Enjoy the unique restaurants at Disneyland Paris
At Disneyland Paris, catering is an integral part of the experience and serves the entertainment. Hence the creation of the term "EATertainly". Everything is done to plunge visitors into the heart of their favourite stories, such as at Bistrot Chez Rémy (Ratatouille), Captain Jack's (Pirates of the Caribbean) or Pizzeria Bella Note (La Belle et le Clochard). Seating capacity will be reduced in the restaurants, and a new take-out menu will offer visitors the option of dining at several locations. outside our theme parks. Buffet style restaurants will be changed to an unlimited table service formula. Reservation is strongly recommended for all table service restaurants .

08)) Diverting to a Disney hotel or Disney nature resort
Staying in a Disney Hotel or a Disney Nature Resort is the opportunity to prolong the magic of Disney Parks and experience a 100% exotic holiday without leaving France. It is also an opportunity to meet the Disney Characters and enjoy privileged access to Disney Parks with the "Extra Moments of Magic". Disney's Newport Bay Club will be the first hotel at Disneyland Paris to reopen its doors. It will be followed progressively by the other Disney Hotels and Resorts (Disney's Hotel Cheyenne on July 20, Disney's Hotel Santa Fe on August 3, Disneyland Hotel on September 7 and later Disney's Sequoia Lodge and Disney's Davy Crockett Ranch). All with reinforced health and safety measures such as reinforced cleaning in high-contact areas and physical distancing measures.

09)) A unique shopping experience
Disneyland Paris is a shopping destination in its own right, with 63 boutiques located in Disneyland and Walt Disney Studios Parks, Disney Village and all Disney Hotels and Disney Nature Resorts. Each boutique has its own immersive universe with its architecture, decor and of course the product selections and exclusives on offer. From Minnie's iconic earmuffs to trendy ready-to-wear, everything is done to provide everyone with the perfect souvenir that will prolong the magic of their visit to Disneyland Paris, even when they return home.

10)) Enjoy unique surprises with Mickey and his friends
The reopening of Disneyland Paris will be celebrated every day in the Theme Parks with unexpected surprises. Mickey and his Friends are preparing new opportunities to make this summer's visitors a most memorable experience. Because to reveal more information would be to spoil the surprise... get your cameras ready and let yourself be carried away by the magic. Some experiences, shows or events will not be available or may be modified according to the evolution of health and safety measures and the recommendations of public authorities. Updates can be consulted on disneylandparis.com. The events, shows, attractions and animations mentioned may be modified, delayed or removed without notice and are subject to weather conditions.

(Source: press release)