Val d’Europe is a large shopping centre just a few minutes from Disneyland Paris. It has over 200 stores, including big-name brands and luxury boutiques. There is even a large outlet shopping centre where you can buy designer items at a high discount. The shopping centre also has plenty of restaurants and cafés, so you can take a break from shopping and refuel with some delicious food.
How to get to Val d’Europe shopping centre from Disneyland Paris?
There are multiple ways to travel to the shopping centre from Disneyland Paris. The first way is to walk. This will take about 20 minutes.
A quicker way is to go by car, just follow the signs to Val d’Europe Commercial Centre, It will take about 5 minutes to reach the parking garage, where you can park your car for free.
Finally, you are also able to go by public transport. The easiest way is to take the free shuttle bus to Aparthotel Adagio. This hotel is located right next to the shopping centre. This bus departs from the station near the Vapiano restaurant.
You can also take the RER-A train from the Disneyland Paris station in the Saint-Germain-en-Laye direction. Val d’Europe will be the next stop on the route, so it will only take you about two minutes to get there.
Shops, restaurants, and other things to do
The shopping centre has over 190 shops, ranging from local boutiques to big brands like Primark and Zara. You can buy clothes, shows, toys, make-up, and much more. There is also a large supermarket, but unfortunately no Disney Store. If you want to buy Disney items at a discount, go to Primark, you won’t be disappointed.
There are also plenty of restaurants to choose from, including fast-food joints and international restaurants. You can find burgers, pizza, sushi, Indian food, Chinese food, and many other cuisines. Our favourite is Nonno & Nonna, an Italian restaurant.
It’s also home to the Sea Life Paris Aquarium, where kids can learn and explore the underwater world and all its majestic creatures. Highlights are the shark tunnel and the penguin exhibit.
La Vallée Village outlet shopping centre
La Vallée Village is an outlet shopping centre located right next to Val d’Europe. It is home to more than 120 boutiques from some of the most exciting French and international designers, mainly proposing products from previous collections at irresistible prices all year. The valley’s outlet offers famous brands like Gucci, Celine, Calvin Klein, Longchamp, Marc Jacobs and many others.
Should you visit Val d’Europe shopping centre?
Visiting the shopping centre could be a great break from all the Disney fun. It’s a great way to shop, buy a new wardrobe, and find things you wouldn’t see at home.
However, a Disneyland Paris holiday is expensive, and you want to make the most of it. Leaving the parks to shop might not be the most economical choice. Especially if you already paid for Disneyland Paris tickets.
We usually visit Val d’Europe when we can’t access the parks or when it’s really busy and the parks are open late. Then if we want to get a break from the crowds, we go to Val d’Europe to eat and do some shopping. Usually, we are back at the resort in about 2 or 3 hours.