Which catholic church for the christmas mass?
To celebrate the nativity, you have 2 christmas mass choices: the nearest catholic church to Disneyland Paris or Notre Dame Cathedral?
• Closest Catholic Church to Disneyland Paris
In France, people attend mass at 6pm or at midnight the 24th of december, rarely on christmas day. The closest church is Paroisse Sainte Genevieve à Magny le hongre, four or five kilometres away from Disneyland.
Around Disneyland Paris, you have a lot of church as the one in Bailly romainvillier, Crecy la chapelle, Montevrain, Chessy, Lagny and Serris.
Most of the times, the mess will be at 6:30pm.
• The christmas mass in Notre Dame Cathedral
Time tables in Notre dame Cathedral the 24 of december:
- Families Christmas Mass and procession of the children (6pm-7:15pm)
- the International Christmas Mass : 8pm- 9:15pm
- Christmas veillée (christmas carols sung by adults and children):11pm-midnight
- Midnight:christmas eve mass
On the christmas day, mass in the morning and some free visit are available in english, spanish, french, russian,german in the afternoon.
How to get there:
-by RER: Take the RER A in the train station GARE DE MARNE LA VALLEE CHESSY , direction cergy, saint germain en laye, poissy to CHATELET LES HALLES ( Paris). Then Take RER B direction Gare de Saint-Rémy-Lès-Chevreuse to ST MICHEL Notre dame. It takes 58 minutes.
To plan your journey, it’s better to find the time table.: After the new web page is open, fill it like this: To leaving from, start typing in "gare de marne la vallee chessy" and in “going to” type “Saint Michel ND”.
The latest RER may be after the midnight mass. So maybe, it’s better to take the car.
-by car from Disneyland car park (44 km): Take l’A 4/E50 (Autoroute de l’EST) and carry on for 36 km, direction Paris. Pass near Noisy le grand, Champigny sur marne, Saint maur des fossés, Montreuil,Paris bois de Vincennes, Charenton le pont. Carry straight on Pont Morland for 157m, direction Paris-centre. Carry straight on boulevard Morland for 471m. Turn right Quai des Célestins and carry on for 440 m. Carry straight on Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville for 573 m.Turn right Place de l'Hôtel de Ville and carry on for 28 m. Turn right Place de l'Hôtel de Ville and carry on for 92 m. Turn left Avenue Victoria and carry on for 143 m. Turn left Rue Saint-Martin and carry on for 69 m. Carry straight on Pont Notre-Dame for 375 m. Turn left Parvis Notre-Dame and carry on for 179 m. Park the car and finish on foot: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.
Fees for the park: 3€/hour if you park in the street. You need a card. You can buy it in a “tabac-presse”. You pay between 9 am to 7 pm.