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Top 10 Must Do's at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris, formerly known as Euro Disney, opened on April 12, 1992. When traveling to different Disney parks, it's hard not to compare it to Disneyland in California or Walt Disney World in Florida. Each park is unique in it's own way.
With so many wonderful attractions, it was a little difficult to come up with a Top 10 list. I would have picked "it's a small world", but that was closed when we were visiting.

Here are my Top 10 things to do at Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris:

10. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril, or Indiana Jones et le Temple du Peril in French, is a roller coaster attraction that travels up to 59 feet. It does go through an inversion and travels up to the speed of 36 mph. The attraction is on the shorter side but it was fun to experience this unique attraction.

9. Alice’s Curious Labyrinth
Alice's Curious Labyrinth is a maze attraction in Fantasyland. The goal is to reach the castle of the Queen of Hearts. It has two parts: Queen of Hearts' Maze and Tulgey Wood. The first one, Tulgey Wood, is the easiest of the two.

8. Sleeping Beauty Castle
Sleeping Beauty Castle, La Galerie de la Belle au Bois Dormant (The Castle of the Beauty in the Sleeping Forest), is the castle at the end of Main Street USA. If you go upstairs, you can walk onto the balcony and you can see the story of Sleeping Beauty in the stained glass windows.

7. Pirates of the Caribbean
If you have been on this attraction at Disneyland in California, The Pirates of the Caribbean starts at the jail scene and ends where Captain Jack Sparrow has all his treasures. Unlike the Disneyland California version, you don't see the pirates as skeletons and it ends with the jail scene.
6. Disneyland Railroad
It wouldn't be Disneyland without the Disneyland Railroad. We traveled from the Main Street Station and found that it was strange to go through the Grand Canyon while in Paris but it was such a nice way to see the whole park. As you travel through Adventureland you can see the Temple of Peril and Pirates of the Caribbean. The train passes through Fantasyland where it overlooks Alice's Curious Labyrinth and Hyperspace Mountain in Discoveryland.

5. Phantom Manor
This is one of my favorites of all the "Haunted Mansions". The house sits on a hill overlooking Big Thunder Mountain and is pretty eerie. As you walk into the octagon room, the portraits tell a story of Melanie Ranenswood. The Phantom Manor tells the story of the family and the strange things that would happen and the story of the Phantom.
4. Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast
This attraction is similar to both the Disneyland in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida versions. You can help Buzz Lightyear fulfill his mission to destroy the evil emperor Zurg!
3. Big Thunder Mountain
The version at this park is unique because it takes place on an island. From start to finish, this attraction is 3:56 minutes in duration. It's not one to miss!
2. Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain
Located in Discoveryland, this attraction is one of the best in the whole park. There really isn't a comparison to the other parks in the United States. It travels up to 44 mph and has three inversions. It's a favorite in our household.


1. La Tanière du Dragon
Finally, we come to the dragon's lair. When I went to Disneyland Paris, I had to see the dragon that lived under the castle. It was such a sight and is not to be missed.

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