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No doubt your chil­dren are crazy about Elsa, Anna and Olaf from Dis­ney’s

Frozen, and with the se­quel on its way, what bet­ter way to in­dulge their in­ter­est than with a week­end at Dis­ney­land Paris.

The Euro­pean HQ of the House of Mouse is at its glit­ter­ing best in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber. There are spe­cial sea­sonal ac­tiv­i­ties across the two parks in­clud­ing per­for­mances by Elsa and co and daz­zling fire­works, plus of course all those rides. There’s usu­ally ice skat­ing on of­fer on the rink out­side the Ho­tel New York, and for some sight­see­ing and shop­ping you’re just half-an-hour by train from the French cap­i­tal.

The low-down: Glo­ri­ously pink and fairy-tale pretty, the Vic­to­rian-inspired Dis­ney­land Ho­tel has been voted one of the top French ho­tels for fam­i­lies and it’s right by the gates to the park. You’ll even get two ex­tra hours in parts of the parks on some days. A lux­ury room with ter­race and two dou­ble beds costs from Dh8,556 for two nights, with Dis­ney Parks tick­ets and break­fast (dis­ney­land­ Re­turn flights from Dubai to Paris cost from about Dh2,960 with Qatar Air­ways.

Par­ents be­ware: your kids are never go­ing to want to leave the park once they see Elsa and co

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