United-States, India, Australia… Dream destinations for some people, stays abroad that did not happen this year because of coronavirus. But destinations you can visit thanks to Disneyland Paris and their collection of travel guides digitally available for free on the park’s website (or hard copy in the resort) enabling you to travel all around the world without moving from the comfort of your home.
There are four of them, enabling you to travel without flying for hours: Amériques & Océanie, Europe, Asie, Afrique & 1001 Nuits or even Aventures intergalactiques… As many exotic lands without moving from your home! Playful, instructive and accessible to all, these themed guides also give a unique access to Disney parks most secret details. Therefore, as for the Amériques & Océanie guide, you learn that Main Street U.S.A is inspired by the real city of Marceline, Missouri, where Walt Disney grew up. You also read the environment of Frontierland is inspired by the desertic stretches of Monument Valley and even Grand Canyon.
As for Europe, you are told that the Sleeping Beauty Castle reproduces some details of the Mont Saint-Michel Abbaye, the Châteaux de la Loire and the Hospices de Beaune. As for the Asie, Afrique & 1001 Nuits guide, you discover that the temple in the Indiana Jones ride is inspired by Indian temples… In other words, countless details that will make you see parks in a new light.
And like any Michelin guide, the Disney books offer good addresses to shop and eat: En Coulisse, Casey’s Corner, Emporium restaurants… As many places to visit and find happiness. In other words, a wonderful way to travel the world and learn more about the story of the Parisian theme park.