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Essential Disneyland Paris Packing List

One of the first things you need to do when planning your Disneyland Paris trip is to determine what you need to take with you. We have a great Disneyland Paris packing list that contains all the things you need for a perfect day in the parks!

Disneyland Paris Castle

First thing to know is that Disneyland Paris is that if you are visiting Disneyland Paris for the day and have large pieces of luggage, you can store them in the Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy train station.

You should not bring them with you into the parks.

Instead, plan to bring a smaller bag, like a backpack with all the park essentials.

Choosing the Right Backpack for Disneyland Paris

The first thing you need to have is a quality backpack to carry all your gear.

sunhiker Cycling Hiking Backpack Water Resistant Travel Backpack Lightweight SMALL Daypack M0714
  • IMPORTANT PRODUCT IMFORMATIONS: The sunhiker backpack is a small-sized backpack with dimensions of 15.8H x 9.4L x 5.9W inches/40 x 24 x 15 cm, a weight of 12.3 oz, and a capacity of approximately 20-25L. It is suitable for both men and women who prefer a smaller sized backpack and only want to carry essential items while traveling light. This size is also suitable for children above aged 3. Please make sure that it is the size what you need/want before purchasing.
  • ABOUT THE MATERIAL: This hiking backpack is made of Nylon Fabric, which has the following features. 1) Good waterproof performance: After being treated with a waterproof coating, the backpack has a good waterproof effect; 2) Good abrasion resistance: nylon is relatively durable and can withstand wear and tear better than other fabrics of similar products, making it very durable; 3) Good breathability; 4) Lightweight ;5) Easy to clean.
  • DETAILS DETERMINDED QUALITY: We pay attention to every detail for the small backpack: 1) High-quality smooth zipper; 2) Back and shoulder strap design with breathable mesh pad to help reduce the pressure and fatigue caused by prolonged use; 3) Adjustable chest and waist straps for convenience.
  • COMPARTMENT DESIGN: There are total 3 compartments and 2 mesh pockets on both side for this lightweight hike backpack. The main pocket has a computer compartment. The 2 mesh pockets are good for holding water bottles. Its is enough space to neatly organize your essential items.
  • USAGE SCENARIOUS: This day pack backpack is suitable for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, cycling, etc. It is also a good choice for daily use, such as theme parks, travel, etc. Let this backpack accompany you wherever you go.

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There are a ton of backpack options available, but the key to finding the best backpack for Disneyland Paris is to look for one that has the following features:


When it comes to looking for a backpack, you are going to want to find one that is lightweight.

You are going to be carrying it around for an entire day and it will probably be weighted down with things you pack inside.

In order for you not to suffer from back and shoulder pain, you want to make sure that the backpack isn’t too heavy when it is empty.

Padded Straps

You want to make sure that the straps on your backpack are padded.

This is going to make a HUGE difference in how comfortable it will be to carry your bag on your back all day.

The last thing you need is to form blisters on your shoulder from a bag that has too much friction against your skin.

Adjustable Straps

Another feature to look for when deciding on a backpack for Disneyland Paris is adjustable shoulder straps.

Not all people are built the same, so having a bag that can be adjusted in terms of your straps is essential.

Lots of Pockets

When looking at backpacks, we have determined that the best backpacks for Disneyland Paris have multiple pockets.

Chances are that you will be carrying a lot of things like autograph books and ponchos and let’s not forget things like Disneyland Paris souvenirs that you don’t want to damage.

To keep it organized, having pockets for various-sized items will help you find what you are looking for easily.

Don’t forget to look for a backpack that also has a water bottle pocket. These come in really handy when you need to access water in a pinch.


Those traveling to Paris may want to consider a waterproof backpack.

Paris is known to get rain showers no matter what time of year you visit, so you may want to purchase a backpack for Disneyland Paris that won’t let water get on the things you have packed inside.

Disneyland Paris Packing List

The following is a comprehensive packing list for what you should carry inside your backpack for your day in Disneyland Paris.

Disneyland Paris Packing List


APEXUP Emergency Disposable Rain Ponchos for Adults for Camping Hiking Travelling (5 Pack)
  • [LIGHTWEIGHT & DURABLE] These rain coats are made of eco-friendly non-toxic PE material. 40% thicker than common disposable rain poncho. Durable and 100% waterproof. Seams are sealed to guarantee no rain will leak from them and keep you dry and dirt free.
  • [ONE SIZE FITS ALL] This ponchos family pack with attached hood is the perfect emergency poncho which is suitable for both men and women, girls and boys. It is one of the hurricane preparedness items, your family Disney trip essentials, cool camping stuff.
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  • [VERSATILE APPLICATION] APEXUP disposable rain poncho adult will keep you dry for outdoor activities of any kinds such as hiking, camping, picnic, theme park, and outdoor game watching. Great gift idea for hunting gear for men, rain gear, or bushcraft gear.
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Rain can happen without any warning in Paris.

While you can purchase rain gear in the park, it is better to be on the safe side and pack a lightweight poncho in your backpack.

Anti-Chafe Stick

I swear by the Body Glide sticks.

Body Glide Original Anti Chafe Balm | No Chafing Stick | Prevent Arm, Chest, Butt, Thigh, Ball Chafing & Irritation | Trusted Skin Protection Since 1996 |1.5oz
  • Anti Chafing Stick - Apply Before You Get Dressed, On Thighs, Neck, Arms, And Anywhere Skin Is Rubbed
  • Made With Allergen Free, Plant-Derived Ingredients; Vegan Approved, Never Tested On Animals; Child Safe
  • The Preferred Choice Over Messy, Wet Creams, Gels And Powders; No Petroleum, Lanolin Or Mineral Oils
  • Effective And Longlasting; Use Daily In Humid And Dry Conditions For A Pain Free Active Life
  • Keeps pores clog free. Sweat escapes and lets skin breathe; Clothing, footwear and wetsuit safe

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These little sticks are easy to store, don’t leak, and can help you with everything from legs chafing in the summer months to sore heels from shoes that rub the wrong way.

Portable Charger

You will be spending an entire day at the parks taking pictures, checking the Disneyland Paris app, and probably using the free Disneyland Paris wifi.

iWALK Portable Charger 9000mAh Ultra-Compact Power Bank with Built-in Cable, Small External Battery Pack Compatible with iPhone 14/14 Plus/14 Pro Max/13/13 Mini/13 Pro Max/12 Pro/11/XR/XS/X/8/7/6
  • Built-in Cable:Perfectly compatible with iPhone, just plug the inner cable to charge. No need to carry any extra cables.
  • Super Mini:One of the smallest and lightest 9000mAh portable charger. Size of credit card. You can put in your pocket, clutch bag or purse handbag easily.
  • Super Fast:The built-in cable can fast charge your iPhone - charging iPhone 14 up to 40% in 30 mins. Solve your daily charging need.
  • Super Powerful:9000mAh add nearly four charges to iPhone 8, or almost two charges to an iPhone 14.
  • What You Get: iWALK 9000mAh Power Bank x 1, USB-C cable x 1, welcome guide, friendly customer service.

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Do yourself a favor and bring a portable charger just in case your phone goes through its battery power faster than usual.

Reusable Straw

Disneyland Paris, like many other Disney Parks around the world, is doing away with single-use straws.

Silicone Reusable Drinking Straws
Sunseeke Silicone Straws Reusable - Odorless, 12 Standard Drinking Straws, 4 Carry Pouch, 2 Cleaning Brushes, Certificated Food Grade Platinum Silicone - 8 1/2

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If you are someone who really must have a straw, there are plenty of reusable straws that come in cute little cases.

Refillable Water Bottle

Staying hydrated not only allows you to do more, but it will make you a lot less grouchy.

Keep a refillable water bottle with you and refill it often.

Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Bottle with Flex Cap White, Stainless Steel, Dishwasher Safe, 18 oz
  • Tempshield Insulation Keeps Beverages Cold Up To 24 Hours And Hot Up To 12 Hours
  • Made With 18/8 Pro-Grade Stainless Steel To Ensure Durability, Pure Taste And No Flavor Transfer
  • Flex Cap Is Leakproof When Closed, To Transport Without Worry
  • Flex Strap Is Easy To Transport And Comfortable To Carry
  • Honeycomb Insulated Cap For Maximum Temperature Retention

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There are numerous refill stations throughout the park.

The outside ones do close during the winter months, but the indoor ones are still operational.

Disneyland Paris Autograph book

Something to Autograph

If you are traveling with kids, do yourself a favor and go ahead and bring something to get autographed.

Disney 85231 Mickey and Friends Deluxe Autograph Book with Pen
  • Comes with alphabet stickers for personalizing

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For some of you, it might just be an autograph book, but if you want to do something cool, consider having a character sign one of these unique items.

Don’t forget the retractable Sharpies.

Soft Cooler

We always carry snacks & water bottles with us to the park.

Disneyland Paris allows you to bring food & drink so it is a good idea to do so.

PackIt Freezable Lunch Bag, Black, Built with EcoFreeze Technology, Foldable, Reusable, Zip and Velcro Closure with Buckle Handle, Perfect for School and Office Lunches
  • PackIt is a freezable lunch cooler designed to keep contents cooler, longer: up to 10 hours (depending on external temperatures),Fits a sandwich, snack and a 12 oz (340ml) drink.
  • Features a patented freezable gel permanently built into liner, no need for ice or gel packs, simply fold your PackIt flat and freeze overnight
  • New! Zip closure to lock in cold, dry air; buckle handle clips onto totes, backpacks and strollers
  • Perfect for healthy foods: dairy, fruits and veggies stay fresh all day, reducing waste and saving money
  • Made from food-safe, nontoxic poly canvas; PVC, BPA, phthalate, lead free; Simple Care: interior wipes clean, spot clean exterior

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These soft coolers can be frozen the night before and then will remain chilled throughout the day.

Wet Wipes & Hand Sanitizers

You are going to be touching a lot of things in Disneyland Paris and you should take care to stay safe.

Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Wipes, Spring Bliss, 50ct.
  • Convenient antibacterial wipes to kill germs on hands when soap and water are not within reach.
  • These soft, textured wipes are tough on dirt, gentle on skin.
  • Hard closure lid retains moisture between uses.
  • Formulated with a touch of aloe and chamomile
  • Clean, Fresh Scent - Spring Bliss

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Bring these with you to wipe your hands after rides and before meals.

Sunscreen in the Summer & Gloves in the Winter

From May-August, you should plan to have sunscreen. Even if it isn’t that hot, when you are out in the sun all day, your body will feel it.

Banana Boat Sport Ultra, Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Stick, SPF 50, 1.5oz.
  • SUPERIOR ENDURANCE VS. SWEAT & WATER - from family fun to hardcore competition, our sunscreen provides strong sun protection that stays on so you can play on.
  • CLINICALLY PROVEN - broad spectrum protection protects you from UVA/UVB rays.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT, BREATHABLE FORMULA - non-greasy feel won't weigh you down.
  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUNSCREEN - water & sweat resistant for up to 80 minutes.

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From September-April, it can be quite chilly. One thing that we find essential for traveling to Disneyland Paris in the winter months are gloves!

First Aid Kit

Accidents happen, whether it is a paper cut or a blister on your foot.

Band-Aid Brand Hydro Seal Large Waterproof Adhesive Bandages for Wound Care and Blisters, 6 ct
  • 6 count pack of Band-Aid brand durable adhesive large bandages with 6 benefits in 1 bandage, providing all-purpose wound care protection in semi-translucent bandage material that blends with your skin
  • Provides the optimal healing environment. It is designed for long term wear, and shows you that the healing process has started. This bandage helps prevent formation of scabs which prolongs healing
  • Multi-purpose bandage is suitable for many wound types and can be used anywhere on the body including the hands and feet that stays on for up to 7 days even through hand washing and showers
  • This waterproof bandage provides the optimal wound healing environment, and is designed to provide cushioning against painful blisters or wounds and shields from further rubbing
  • Advanced first-aid bandage prevents wound and blisters from drying out and locks body's natural healing power in with its dual action seal, sealing out dirt, germs, and water

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Be prepared by packing a few first aid essentials like Band-aids or moleskin.

Coin Purse

When in Europe, you will be getting a lot of change in euros.

Coin Purse
Specialized kiss lock designed to lock and unlock with ease, just a gently twist to lock or unlock your coin purse wallet, and it will keep closure tightly when not in use.

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Do yourself a favor and bring a small change purse inside your backpack so you won’t be digging around for coins at the bottom on your bag!

Entrance to Disneyland Paris

Keep in mind that all bags will be searched prior to entering Disneyland Paris. The following list will help you avoid having items confiscated.

What You Shouldn’t Bring with You to Disneyland Paris Parks

There are some items that you should just leave at home. This is the official list of prohibited items:

  • All illicit or hazardous substances, alcoholic beverages, dangerous objects (particularly any offensive or defensive weapons of any type) or objects that appear to be weapons or toy guns (also including toy blasters, squirt guns, etc.).
  • Glass
  • Any items that may disturb other visitors (vuvuzelas, loudspeakers, horns).
  • Selfie sticks.
  • Drones or other flying toys
  • Any items that we may deem harmful, disruptive or inappropriate.

Disney Luggage

If you are making a trip to Disney and need new luggage, consider purchasing one of these super cute Disney pieces!

Disneyland Paris Merch

A trip to Disneyland Paris is such a great experience. Just be sure to have everything packed in your backpack before you head to the parks!

Do you have anything else you think should be on our Disneyland Paris packing list?

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