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Disneyland Resort Paris Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Disneyland Resort Paris are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Monday, December 16, 2019 03:50

THEME PARK TOURIST'S IN-DEPTH COLLECTION LIBRARY: For years, Theme Park Tourist has been building collections of in-depth entries on some of the world's most well-known rides and attractions. Here, our full (and ever-expanding) collections of detailed explorations are yours to read: Lost Legends, Disaster Files, Modern Marvels, and Possibilitylands.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 03:29

POSSIBILITYLAND: Never-Built Disney Mountains: If there's one thing Disney Parks thrill-seekers know to look for, it's a mountain peak. After all, since Disneyland's first decade, the connection between Disney and its mountainous thrills has become second nature. But these ten Disney peaks never saw the light of day... Would-be wonders, almost-headliners, and could-be classics, these towering mountains could've changed Disney Parks forever...

Friday, February 02, 2018 05:29

In this special countdown, we'll conquer the 12 headlining Disney Parks attractions built around "mountains" to see which peaks truly come out on top.

Friday, December 15, 2017 06:01

People like to be scared.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 20:44

MODERN MARVELS: Phantom Manor: Tucked away on a forested hillside in the old mining town of Thunder Mesa, a light flickers. Rumor has it that poor Melanie Ravenswood was left at the altar, and that she still waits for the return of her lost love... even in death. Forget everything you know about "grim, grinning ghosts," happy haunts, and a Ghost Host. Disneyland Paris' one-of-a-kind Phantom Manor will leave you speechless.

Monday, July 17, 2017 05:40

Anyone who’s ever visited a Disney Park knows exactly the kind of magic, mystery, and wonder that awaits within… For everyone else, Disney Parks Attraction Posters were developed to do just what movie posters do: to entice, excite, and inform. In this special feature, we'll look into the poster art of Disney Parks and highlight some of our favorite ride collections.

Friday, May 05, 2017 05:50

Today, celebrations are in full swing for Disneyland Paris' 25th Anniversary! The biggest and most ambitious of Michael Eisner's big and ambitious projects, EuroDisneyland changed everything... and that's not necessarily a good thing. When Paris' finances faltered and the overbuilt resort went belly-up in 1992, Eisner became wary of any large-scale investment, leading to these crippling Cancellations, Closures, and Cop-Outs. Imagine what would've been...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 03:41

Despite not sharing a single setting, story, or common character, classic Disney Parks rides around the globe are nonetheless connected to "spiritual sequels" sharing their elements, themes, and styles. Subtle successors, these must-see ride relationships allow new attractions to be born from timeless tropes. Which of these "spiritual sequels" would you most like to ride?

Thursday, March 30, 2017 05:01

LOST LEGENDS: Space Mountain – De la Terre à la Lune: Prepare for blast-off as we take aim and launch into a fantasy journey from the Earth to the moon! When Imagineers designed Disneyland Paris, they threw out the rulebook and started from scratch to reimagine even classic Disney attractions. The result was the most incredible, inspiring, adventurous Space Mountain on Earth, totally and completely unlike any other ride Disney had ever designed. And now, it's gone. This is the full story.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 14:18

The best theme parks are balanced places, where rides, shows, restaurants, stories, walkthroughs, dark rides, and thrills coexist. But when it comes to your favorite can't-miss, must-see theme park experiences, chances are that rides make up the bulk of the list. How many rides does your favorite Disney or Universal park really have, though? Which resorts have the most sheer rides? The numbers may surprise you...

Sunday, February 26, 2017 03:06

DISASTER FILES: Walt Disney Studios Park: It's the smallest Disney Park on Earth with the fewest attractions worth seeing. The second gate meant to bring Disneyland Paris back from the brink of destruction instead only sent the resort's finances tumbling again. Today, we dissect the unbelievable story of Disney's "worst park ever" and the staggering, depressing experience of a walkthrough in its earliest days.

Monday, October 17, 2016 04:59

LOST LEGENDS: Star Tours: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... A new CEO had a radical plan to make Disney Parks into modern thrill destinations where guests could "ride the movies!" Today, we'll take a turbulent tour through the incredible behind-the-scenes story of the ride that changed Disney Parks forever. Star Tours announces the boarding of the Endor Express. All passengers, prepare for immediate boarding. Lightspeed to Endor!

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