Christmas time in Paris

The Christmas atmosphere spreads rapidly and the City of Light has already put the good of, adorning the main streets and squares with millions of sparkling lights and colors. Christmas trees are popping up everywhere and a playful melody drifts large and small in the climate of the holidays through a magical atmosphere. Paris is undoubtedly a destination that will take you and these celebrations. To enjoy the spirit of Christmas with Parisian style, we propose a special tour of the most beautiful parts of the city. Let’s start with the windows along the famous boulevard Haussmann. The famous stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps dominate in transferring your real splendor of the Belle Époque.

Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris

Christmas will see a unique sight with fanciful decorations, colorful lights, sparkling lights and huge Christmas trees. This year, Galeries Lafayette will adorn the shop windows on the Beauty and the Beast, celebrating with a new French version of the film. If you prefer a more traditional shopping, you can visit a Christmas villages Paris. The most famous of these is set up along the avenue des Champs-Elysées. Discover a fantastic world with 160 wooden chalets, ice rink, carousel and of course a cheerful Santa Claus, who greets children at floodlit sled.

Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris

You will find many original gift ideas, to shops that sell handmade artwork, made by French artisans. Children will enjoy hot chocolate and French parents will experience an authentic glass of mulled wine. To get there we suggest you cross the plaza de la Madeleine, famous for its luxury delicatessen, such as Fauchon or Hédiard. Treat yourself Christmas goodies and buy chocolates, wine and foie gras. If you like modern art visit the Église de la Madeleine, which annually hosts a different modern version of the nativity.

Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris

Continue with the famous de la Concorde. In the middle you will see a fantastic giant Christmas tree. There is also a giant Ferris wheel that will take your breath away. If you want a special and exclusive tour, book the VIP gondola. Kids will be impressed by the incredible views across Paris. It is better to go in the evening to see the illuminated Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysées with its enchanting Christmas ornaments. Completing this amazing Christmas tour to visit Paris with your kids palace hotel Le Meurice. There you will have the opportunity to become acquainted with the Father of Christmas and ask their gift for Christmas!

Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris

View more about Paris here: What to see in Paris: the Conciergerie , the first palace of the Kings.

By Nicole P.

Christmas in Paris photos: Josquin BERNARD, Anophi, david stoddart, Herleperle.

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