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EPCOT – Impressions de France

Impressions de France Orlando Vacation

EPCOT – Impressions de France

This eighteen minute film gives a comprehensive and visually stunning look at France. The sights include the Eiffel Tower, the French Alps, the Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe, Versailles, Notre Dame du Paris, Cannes, and Normandy. The beautiful scenes are accompanied by classical music from French composers such as Debussy and Camille Saint-Saens.

There is no height requirement for this ride.

Age: Attraction Review:
ages 2-4 May bore young kids with short attention spans.
ages 5-10 May bore kids with short attention spans.
ages 11-15 Some pre-teens and teens may find the film a bit dull, but those who are interested in learning about France will enjoy it.
ages 16-adult Some pre-teens and teens may find the film a bit dull, but those who are interested in learning about France will enjoy it.
senior citizens Many seniors enjoy the more relaxing and tranquil approach the film takes over some of the other attractions at Epcot.

When to Visit

Visit anytime, as there is never a line.

Disney World Facts

  • The beautiful score was arranged by Disney veteran Buddy Baker, who always arranged the scores of many theme park attractions including Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean.

  • The attraction uses five screens to create a wide image, similar to the Circle-Vision technology used in O Canada and Reflections of China.

Other exhibits are in the same area as Impressions

Vive La France!

Be transported to another time and place, a land of princesses and enchanted castles, as the Loire Valley and its magnificent chateaux appear in a stunning 200-degree widescreen view. 

On your virtual journey, ride along with horsemen and hunting dogs in the Cheverny Forest, reflect on the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, visit a bustling marketplace in Normandy and see vintners and cognac makers at work. 

Watch Bugattis racing in Cannes, hot-air balloons floating along the Loire, and celebrate Bastille Day in grand Gallic fashion as you listen to an emotional soundtrack by French composers like Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Paul Dukas. 

Their joie de vivre leaves an indelible impression!

Tales As Old As Time: French Storytelling on Stage and Screen

Step into some of the world’s most enchanting stories. At the Palais du Cinema, you’ll explore 6 distinct gallery cases honoring the costumes, music, and artwork that brought French literature to life through cinema, theater, ballet, and opera. Catch a glimpse of how these stories inspired artists from around the globe, including those who created such timeless Disney classics as Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and—of course—Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along

Sing along with your favorite songs from the animated classic film, Beauty and the Beast while enjoying a new twist on this enchanting tale.