Paris at Christmas 2017, markets, illuminations, activities

The Christmas bells will ring again for the happiness of all! You are in Paris at Christmas 2017? To help you to prepare and enjoy this Year’s end Holidays in Paris 2016,  discover  Christmas Markets opened  for this period , special activities and our selection of best illuminations in the City of Lights.

Ice Skating at Grand Palais at Christmas - Paris

Ice Skating at Grand Palais at Christmas – Paris

They are ready to serve every necessary ingredient for a magical holiday season like waffles, pancakes, mulled wine, typical French food 

You ‘ll find all goods to prepare a special French meal. You can’t also opt to go to one of many Parisian Gourmet  Restaurants for a Xmas Eve dinner

CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN PARIS

An authentic Christmas Market near a Symbol of the French Capital . Of course there are typical products but the most interesting are mainly craftsmen stales who sale accessories, fashion or design.

  • CHRISTMAS MARKET ON SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES
    From mid November 2017 to 8 January 2018  – 10am-7pm

Many merchants and large retail area involved, and multiple animations four young and older  looking for gift ideas and gourmet specialties.
Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés de Paris – 6th arrondissement Metro : Saint-Germain-des-Prés

read more about Saint Germain des prés quarter

Christmas Market Champs Elysées Paris

Champs Elysées – Christmas market

From 11 November 2017 to 1 January 2018  10am-6pm

An amazing Christmas Village from the Grand Palais to the Concorde place. You can find many typical restaurants, waffles, French pancakes, mulled wine and other regional products.

 

A great outdoor ice-skating rink, a carousel for kids,  a big wheel in the Concorde place. You also will be able to do your Christmas shopping with Handmade items, decorations, jewellery and other accessories. Generally 16 million visitors visit this market in six weeks !

Avenue des Champs-Elysées – 8th arrondissment Metro : Champs Elysées – Clemenceau

  • CHRISTMAS MARKET IN ABBESSES IN PARIS

From late November 2016 to 1 January 2018 10am – 5pm

With the  holiday season, the Place des Abbesses in Paris organizes its own traditional market . An opportunity to go hunting Gift and tasty gourmet products throughout the month of December.Vivez the magic of the holidays with family or friends with this Market Place des Abbesses!
Place des Abbesses – 18th arrondissement Metro : Abbesses

read more:  Montmartre neighborhood in Paris

  • CHRISTMAS MARKET IN GARE SAINT-LAZARE

From mid-November  to December 2017

This Market in situated near the Beautiful St Lazare Train Station and Not far from one of the most important shopping place in Paris, Haussann-Opera Area.

All products for Year’s End decoration and French food and fine gracery will be sale.
Gare de Haussmann Saint-Lazare – 9th arrondissement Metro : Saint-Lazare

  • AUTEUIL FAIRY CHRISTMAS MARKET

From 3 to 11 december 2017 11am-7pm

Auteuil a up Market area will also organize its Christmas Martket with fine grocery and typical products .
Fondation d’Auteuil – 75016 Paris 16 Metro : Jasmin

>>Experience the magic atmosphere of Paris with a Special Christmas Illuminations Tour

  • CHRISTMAS VILLAGE – Eiffel On Ice GARDEN

 Eiffel on Ice -from mid-December 2017 to early January 2018 11am-11pm

Trocadero on Ice

Trocadero on Ice

On the Champs de MArs and the quai Branly, the Eiffel on Ice Christmas Village  settles for the 2nd consecutive year around the Eiffel Tower from mid-December 2017 to early January 2017.

In elegant wooden chalets, exhibitors, including 14 embassies makes Eiffel on Ice ® a real European village. You will find  handicrafts, traditional delicacies and decorations

Champs de Mars  75016 Paris 16 Metro : Bir_Hakeim

 

  • CHRISTMAS MARKET Quai BRANLY

From December 2017  10h-19h
Near the Eiffel Tower  and the quai Branly Museum – quai Branly 75016 Paris Metro : Trocadéro

 CHRISTMAS VILLAGES IN PARIS

  •  PARIS GOURMET CHRISTMAS FAIR

Gourmet Christmas Fair in Paris

Gourmet Christmas Fair in Paris

From 19 December to 22 December 2017 at Place de la Bourse
11am to 9pm on   20 December. 10am-9pm on 21 December. 10am-8pm on 22 December

A gastronomy showcase with  the talent and expertise of the best artisans in France in a wonderful place, the Palais Brongniart
During Three 4 days you will discover many sophisticated French products and regional specialties to prepare your Christmas or New Year’s Eve Dinner. Many advices will be given by foodie experts , best goods will recommended to prepare the best meal with the gourmet French tradition

Place de la Bourse  75002 Paris Metro : Bourse

  • CHRISTMAS ARCH AT LA DEFENSE

From 17 November to 27 December 2017

A Christmas market in the parvis de la Defense , the greatest business area in Paris. Warm wine and Chocolate, typical sausages, waffle, cheese and regional products will be proposed.
Parvis de la Défense – 92 Métro : La Défense

  • CHRISTMAS VILLAGE IN MONTMARTREChristmas Montmartre Village

The most romantic spot in Paris. A wonderful Holiday at the top of Montmartre Hill (the highest place in Paris) in front of the beautiful basilica of  Sacré Cœur.  Discover the unforgettable and beautiful illuminations in this  village-like district of Paris.  You will find in the Montmartre Christmas village,  50 wooden chalets where local shopkeepers and producers from Montmartre will sale their regional products You will  also find handicrafts, local products and gift ideas .

Best Christmas illuminations

Christmas Illuminations at Champs Elysées

Champs Elysees Xmas Lights in Paris

Champs Elysees Christmas Lights in Paris

This is certainly one of the lost famous Xmas decoration in the world. Champs Elysée Christmas Lights are yearly a light by a French celebrity.

Place Concorde Christmas decorations

Paris Christmas Lights Tour

Christmas Decoration at Place de la Concorde – Paris

Those decorations are very impressive in this huge Round about  closed to the Louvre, the Champs Elysée avenue and Place Vendome

Decorations at Bercy Village

Christmas at Bercy Village Paris

Christmas at Bercy Village

Charming decorations in this pedestrian street in the Bercy Village at Easter Paris.

Christmas Tree and lights at Notre Dame de Paris

Christmas decorations at Notre Dames de Paris

Christmas decorations and tree at Notre Dames de Paris

Each year a great Xmas tree stands in front of Notre Dame Cathedral. Of course, you can visit inside and see the Crib . It is a unique experience that gather many Parisians and Tourists.

Christmas Tree ans decorations at Galeries Lafayette

Xmas Tree and Lights at Galeries Lafayette

Xmas Tree and Lights inside Galeries Lafayette

This Departement store is crowed at year’s end periode. Many Parisians and tourists gathered there to see wonderful Xmas decorations.

Christmas dinner

Maison Blanche Restaurant - ParisThere are many restaurants which proposes a typical French Christmas dinner. Depending of your feeling you can opt for a gourmet restaurant, a traditional brasserie , sightseeing spot or special Xmas dinner cruise.

read our selection of restaurants for Christmas dinner in Paris

 

 

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