The Christmas bells will ring again for the happiness of all! You are in Paris at Christmas 2018? To help you to prepare and enjoy this Year’s end Holidays in Paris 2018, discover Christmas Markets opened for this period , special activities and our selection of best illuminations in the City of Lights. Read also best things to do in Paris for Christmas.
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
- CHRISTMAS MARKET AT NOTRE DAME DE PARIS
15 december 2018 to 24 December 2018– 10am-7pm
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 2018 to 8 January 2019 – 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 Près quarter
- CHRISTMAS MARKET ON THE CHAMPS-ELYSÉES
!!! CANCELED THIS YEAR
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 2018 to 1 January 2019 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
CHRISTMAS MARKET IN GARE SAINT-LAZARE
From mid-November to December 2018
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 2018 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
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CHRISTMAS VILLAGE – Eiffel On Ice GARDEN
Eiffel on Ice -from mid-December 2018 to early January 2019 11am-11pm
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 2018 to early January 2019.
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 2018 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
From 19 December to 22 December 2018 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 23 November to 28 December 2018
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
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 in Paris
Christmas Illuminations at Champs Elysées
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
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
Charming decorations in this pedestrian street in the Bercy Village at Easter Paris.
Christmas Tree and lights at Notre Dame 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
This Departement store is crowed at year’s end periode. Many Parisians and tourists gathered there to see wonderful Xmas decorations.
There 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