Record Snowfall Turns Disneyland Paris into a Winter Wonderland

Written by Rick Wright. Posted in Disneyland Paris, Features, Weekend Update

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RecordSnowfall

Published on January 27, 2013 at 4:03 am with 26 Comments

Record snowfall blanketed Disneyland Paris, turning this already beautiful park into a winter wonderland. The snow paralyzed public transportation and air flights. Even the Eiffel Tower was closed. One weather station in Paris measured 4.5 inches of snow in one day – the most since 1987. The inclement weather didn’t stop a crew of Disney and more blog members from getting out there to cover the pixie dusting of Disneyland Paris Resort for us. ~~Rick

Record Snowfall turns Disneyland Paris into a Winter Wonderland

by Alain Littaye

Disney and more blog

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It’s winter here and like almost every January, Disneyland Paris is covered by snow. But the big difference from last year is that the snow fall has been exceptionally heavy – almost 8 inches this past week.

That said, DLP under snow offers amazing photo opportunities. Thanks to our DCP forum members who shared these photos and for their kind agreement to post their pictures on Disney and more!

Let’s start by the park entrance, Disneyland Hotel and Main Street.

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Next, Central Plaza and Sleeping Beauty Castle with day or night pictures!

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Let’s move to Frontierland!

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Adventureland, here we come!

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Let’s move to Fantasyland!

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Next stop, Discoveryland!

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Let’s see how the Walt Disney Studios look covered by snow!

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Don’t think that Disneyland Paris hotels escaped the blizzard, because they didn’t.

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Beautiful, isn’t it folks? But would you be brave enough to spend a full day in the park on a cold snowy day? We’re curious to find out home many of you think it’s a wonderland and how many of you think it’s something to only be enjoyed from the other side of a computer monitor.

DLP under snow pictures: copyright their respective owners: Disney27,
Cinderelaa, Doudou25, Arth, Aur=E9e62, Deanrell, JulieMinnie or Emilia36

About Rick Wright

Rick has been a long term MiceChat author and co-founder of the Weekend Update. You will often find Rick in the position of "Greeter" at official events due to his warm and welcoming spirit. If you've got photos, news or trip reports to share, Rick would love to hear from you: [email protected]

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  • DisneySarah

    Whoa, frozen river. Awesome!!!!!

  • DisWedWay

    Disneyland Paris was born through this type of Magical Wintery Snow, and I really love this time of year there and in Paris. They should film the Big Thunder TV show here because it does have the 4 seasons as Big Thunder and the town of Thunder Mesa would have. Where are the chestnut roasters?? PD

  • dland_lover

    I’d love to be there for it! Looks so gorgeous!!

  • Engineer

    Let’s all have a thought for the cast members of Disneyland Paris who work throughout the year, with dozens of different cultures and real seasons in the hot sun or icy snow. They really are brave and are always there to greet us. The best cast members in the world for sure!

  • scarymouse

    Nice pictures, wow never even knew that Paris got so much snow. Stunning and gorgeous. A new character perhaps brrrr rabbit.?

  • LoveStallion

    My favorite of the Disneylands, and seeing it like this… I’m more jealous of you than I have been on anyone in my life. Just awesome.

  • JiminyCricketFan

    It is an amazing wonderland, but I notice that not many people are out looking around. I don’t blame them as I would be seeking a warm fire and hot chocolate.

  • Timekeeper

    Discoveryland looks gorgeous with the snow, as does the rest of the park. If I was there, being as a “SoCal”-er, I would probably be out there for a few minutes, at most 30 minutes, then find a nice place inside, to eat and drink something warm, til I would be ready to go out again.

    Timekeeper

  • RickNacino

    These photos are amazing! Great Job! I hate the cold and the snow but would totally suit up to check out the park under these conditions. Beautiful.

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