Fun facts

February 9, 2017

Get married at Disneyland Paris – in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle

Located next to the city of love, Disneyland Paris offers the perfect romantic setting to make any wedding day a memorable celebration. We now open our magical gates to bring to life couples’ dreams in a storybook setting with Sleeping Beauty Castle as a backdrop. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings offers the chance for couples to […]

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February 4, 2016

Forest of Enchantment: A Disney Musical Adventure – Fun Facts

The scenery design Matthew Reinhart, an American writer and illustrator of children’s pop-up books based in New York, has been involved in designing the pop-up style scenery. Having previously published pop-up books about Cinderella, The Jungle Book and even Star Wars, Matthew is no stranger to the worlds of our characters! In November 2015, he […]

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December 14, 2014

Secrets of Disneyland Paris – Fun Facts From Behind the Scenes

Although there are castles at Disney parks in America, Japan and Hong Kong, Sleeping Beauty Castle is unique. Other Disney castles are modelled on aspects of historic European castles located far from the parks in which they appear. For Disneyland Paris, such a castle would have been redundant. Therefore, a “fairy tale” Castle design was used, inspired by classic book illustrations, illuminated manuscripts and the animated movie Sleeping Beauty with its distinctive “square tree” landscape. The Castle also incorporates some aspects of French “châteaux” researched by the Disney Imagineers.

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