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Old 07-23-2013, 11:10 AM   #1
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il mulino at the swan - parking for epcot???

hi - we are taking a day trip to epcot in september and are considering dinner at il mulino. can we park at the swan in the morning, walk to epcot, and then walk back to the swan for our dinner ressie? or do we have to park at the main epcot parking gate and walk all the way back there later if we eat at IM?

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Parking at the Swan is not free. You can get validated parking for 2 hours for dining at Il Mulino (by showing your dinner receipt after you dine) but not for the day.
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Most of the Disney resorts have a 3 hr parking limit for dining. Unless you use valet parking, which allows you to park all day. But being that these aren't Disney owned, I'm not sure if the same rules apply.

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Thx for the info everyone - we will just eat in the park - too much walking...
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You can take one of the Friendship Boats from the IG in Epcot over to the Swan. Slow, but no walking.
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You can pay to park at the Swan, then leave your car there all day. You just can't park for free - ever- at the Swan (other than the validation from dining thing mentioned above).
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