In December, you can feel the Christmas spirit emanating from Paris in charming, tender and heart-warming waves. The capital fully embraces the end of year festivities and the attractions are many. On the programme if you visit Paris in December are incredible illuminations, spectacular display windows and picturesquely traditional Christmas markets. Book your room at the Hotel des Arts Montmartre today to be sure you don’t miss out as Paris celebrates the festive season.
Wonderful walks amidst the Christmas lights
When Paris puts on her clothes of light, the result is splendid and romantic. The famous avenues of the city become resplendent with beauty. The Avenue des Champs-Elysées should not be missed, with its trees adorned with illuminated garlands and a thousand dancing lights. The Avenue Montaigne is also a must with its many luxury shops and the most delightful decorations, the street’s usual elegance beautifully enhanced by the lights. The Place Vendome, with its huge Christmas tree, is also well worth a visit.
Christmas windows through your children’s eyes
It would take a heart of stone not to melt in front of the beautiful Christmas windows of the Parisian department stores in Paris. Bon Marché, Printemps, Galeries Lafayette and BHV amaze and charm young and old alike with their exciting and wonderfully conceived and designed display windows. Dolls, toys and teddy bears come to life before your eyes in a magical world of Yuletide joy...
Christmas markets offer seasonal delicacies
The spirit of Christmas is also about the delicious flavours of the festive season. Gingerbread, mulled wine, cinnamon and other seasonal treats await you at the Parisian Christmas markets. Spread throughout the city, they are perfect for strolling and browsing, embodying as they do the unique atmosphere of Christmas and the New Year.
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