The period of Christmas in Paris is a special time to enjoy the French capital, and discover the city!
Here are some tips of festive places to discover.
Take a wander through the main shopping area, Boulevard Haussmann, where buildings Printemps or Galeries Lafayette, true wonders of architecture, will be enlighted by garlands and Christmas trees.
A short tour by the famous churches such as Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur is also a good idea. In addition to the traditional Christmas celebrations, discover the cribs of each parish. Whether traditional, baroque or modern, these pieces of art are worth seeing!
Direction Champs Elysees to the famous Christmas market! Festive atmosphere guaranteed, ideal to finish your gift list, or to share some Christmas cakes with your family! Nearby you will find the Grand Wheel of the Place de la Concorde, totally free, offering stunning views of the city! Finally, go to Avenue Montaigne, where the great names of haute couture offer majestic Christmas tree!
On the left bank, you'll find another nice Christmas market at Montparnasse.
In the 12th district, one of the most festive places but also the most enigmatic of the capital, the Museum of fairground art opens its doors to the public. The wonderful festival is a gateway to one of the largest collections of European objects of entertainment and fairground art. A cultural and fun visit, punctuated by festive wanderings in the spaces of the museum but also performances of street magicians and artists!
Generally speaking, all the rides and carousels in the city are free at this time, enjoy!
Finally, remember the shows and museums, circuses, concerts, exhibitions, the period of Christmas is always eventful!
Merry Christmas to everyone!