• Marché de Noël, Paris

    © Flickr - Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

    Marché de Noël, Paris

    © Flickr - Jean-Pierre Dalbéra

  • Marché de Noël, Strassbourg

    © Flickr - Vincent Dujardins

    Marché de Noël, Strassbourg

    © Flickr - Vincent Dujardins

  • Marché de noël Colmar

    © Flickr - Office de Tourisme de Colmar

    Marché de noël Colmar

    © Flickr - Office de Tourisme de Colmar

Christmas Markets and Christmas decorating in France

From November 21, 2017 to January 07, 2018
Christmas Markets and Christmas decorating in France

Do you love everything that has to do with Christmas? Then you should read on, here you will find 30 of the finest French towns if you want to get in the Christmas spirit.

From November 21st until January 7th French towns and villages will sparkle and shine in celebration of Christmas and New Year. During this period, you can visit the traditional Christmas markets, where you will find local crafts, traditional decorations and typical products of the area.

In the large cities, the malls will transform their windows into magical fairytale stories and monuments, squares, streets, parks and facades will be decorated for the occasion.

 

Christmas Markets only one hour's drive from the airport

Paris and Ile-de-france

  • Christmas Market in Saint Germain des Prés from december 2nd until January 3rd, open from 10.00 AM until 7.00 PM
  • Christmas Market at Abbesses - Montmartre from november 21st until january 2nd, open from 10.00 AM until 5.00 PM
  • Christmas Market from Alsace at Gare de l'Est from the beginning of december until mid-december, open from 9.00 AM until 8.00 PM (sundays from 10.00 AM until 7.00 PM)
  • Christmas Market at Gare Saint Lazare from mid-november until December 25th
  • Christmas Market at Féerie d'Auteuil from the 3rd until the 11th december, open from 11.00 AM until 7.00 PM
  • Champs de Mars on Ice from december 21st until januar 8th
  • Christmas in Provins – on december 16th & 17th you have the opportunity to experience a medieval christmas market in Provins, which of cause is lit by candle lights in the evening.

 

Alsace

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  • Christmas Market in Colmar from november 25th until December 30th
  • Christmas Market in Eguisheim from November 24th until december 23rd
  • Christmas Market in Mulhouse from november 24th until december 27th
  • Christmas Market in Ribeauvillé from December 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th 
  • Christmas Market in Riquewihr from november 25th until december 24th
  • Strasbourg has around 300 christmas stalls placed on 11 different adresses in the city and is one of the biggest christmas markets I Europe. As an example, you can visit Place de la Cathédral from november 24th until December 24th

 

Côte d'Azur

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  • Christmas Market in Cannes on Allées de la Liberté from december 2nd until january 1st
  • Christmas Market in Nice at Place Masséna from december 1st until january 1st
  • Christmas Market in Menton on several adresses in the city from december 9th until january 7th
  • Christmas Market in Villeneuve-Loubet from december 8th until december 29th

 

Other regions

Of course you can also find beautiful Christmas markets in other regions – you will find more information on those by following these links:

 

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