Right! I’m looking to do some fun things! And Disneyland related. Today, I will share 20 secrets and facts about Disneyland Paris.
Little dedicated message to you Disneyland Paris in the same time: thanks so much for all the good therapeutic effects you brings me these past seven months. I hope that you could brings me again some real soon. My mental health starts really to miss you. And the person of me too.
EURO DISNEY TO DISNEYLAND PARIS
At the opening in 1992, Disneyland Paris was named Euro Disney, the name has changed a few years later. There is again a lot of references at the name of Euro Disney around the park.
THE CASTLE IS ORIENTED TO THE SOUTH TO DO NOT NEVER HAVE THE SUN BEHIND
The Castle is the thing of the park the most photographed and when they have built the park they have thinking well. The Castle is oriented to the the south for that there is never the sun who is passing behind.
THE CASTLE IS PINK TO GO OUT IN THE GREY SKY FROM MARNE LA VALLEE
The Castle is pink for a very simple reason. To go out of the often grey and rainy sky from Marne La Vallée. (For to have been often under the grey sky these past months, I can tell that it’s work good). The Castle has also different shapes of pink to looks taller. Warm pink to the bottom and light pink to the top.
THERE IS A DRAGON UNDER THE CASTLE
The Castle from Disneyland Paris is the only around the world to have a dragon under it. How cool it that!? I love to take him a visit sometimes to remember this special detail.
THERE IS SNAILS ON THE STEEPLES OF THE CASTLE
On the real golden steeples of the Castle you can find snails. It’s a tribute to the French culture.
UPSTAIRS IN THE CASTLE THERE IS A SNORING SLEEPING GUARD
Upstairs when you visit the Gallery of the Castle, you can find a sleeping guard and if you listen close you can hear him snoring.
THE CASTING AGENCY DOOR
Between the Lily’s boutique and Disney & Co shop on the left of Main Street USA, there is the Casting Agency door.
THERE IS A REAL BARBER ON MAIN STREET USA
On Main Street USA, there is a real barber where you can get a cut and with a fun mustache mirror outdoor on the window.
YOU CAN LISTEN DIFFERENT SOUNDS ON MAIN STREET USA
At different spots of Main Street USA, when you get closer of the the buildings you can listen different sounds like a piano lesson.
DRIVERS AND GUIDES ARE DOING THE PARADE
I heard a bunch of peoples thinking that the floats of the parade are driving automatically. Nop! There are really peoples who are working in the shadow to do the Disney Stars On Parade or the seasonal parades. They are drivers hidden in the floats, and some guides who help them from outside.
We always think to the cast members who done the magic in front but there is a lot of cast members who done the magic in shadow. A tribute to them also.
THE DISNEYLAND PARIS CAST MEMBERS WARDROBE IS THE BIGGEST OF EUROPE
The Disneyland Paris wardrobe of the cast members is the biggest of Europe with more than 500000 pieces.
DISCOVERY ARCADE & LIBERTY ARCADE ARE ONLY IN DISNEYLAND PARIS
The Discovery & Liberty arcades are only in Disneyland Paris. It has been built to could to go down until the Castle without to be wet during the often rainy days to Marne La Vallée. Right! I love spend time in these arcades but I prefer go down until the Castle by Main Street USA even when it’s rainy.
AN OLD PHONE TO LISTEN CONVERSATIONS
In the New Century Notions shop on the right of Main Street USA, there is an old phone where you can listen conversations.
QUEEN-WITCH IN BLANCHE NEIGE ET LES SEPTS NAINS ATTRACTION
If you wait a bit in front of the attraction Blanche Neige et Les Septs Nains, you could see the Queen-Witch who appears sometimes at the window.
THE CLOCK OF IT’S A SMALL WORLD RINGS EVERY 15 MINUTES
Every 15 minutes, the clock of It’s A Small World ring and around you can see a mini parade of the children around the world.
YOU CAN COLLECT COINS AROUND THE PARK
Around the park, there is different places in each lands where you can collect some coins for 1€ or 2€.
THERE IS A VINTAGE MAP OF DISNEYLAND PARIS IN THE STORYBOOK STORE
In The Storybook Store on the left of Town Square, there is an old and the original plan from Disneyland Paris.
45 MINUTES BEFORE DISNEY ILLUMINATIONS THEY TEST THE STAR
If you are going early to wait Disney Illuminations, around 45 minutes before the show you could to see the star at the top going out and going back inside. They test it for the use of the show! It’s pretty cool to look on it!
CINDERELLA’S CARRIAGE IN THE AUBERGE DE CENDRILLON COURTYARD
In the courtyard from The Auberge de Cendrillon, you can sight the Cinderella’s carriage.
DISNEYLAND PARIS AT HOME DURING QUARANTINE
During this time of quarantine and parks closed because of the coronavirus. Disneyland Paris has recently done a website Disneyland Paris At Home with a lot of activities for littles and adults to create a bit of magic at home. It’s pretty cool! Every Wednesdays and Sundays at 16h00pm (French hours) they make some Watch Parties on Youtube on some current or old shows. On the Instagram, they have even shared the last year Earth Month pre-show of Disney Illuminations who have done. If the two first weeks of the quarantine in France, Disneyland Paris was pretty quiet, since the beginning of April, they have shared a lot of things to do magic at home. It’s amazing! I can’t stop thanks Disneyland Paris!
It was 20 Disneyland Paris secrets! What are the secrets from Disneyland Paris that you know? Thanks for reading!
And a special thanks to all the Cast Members who are going in the parks in these times to keep the magic.