Christmas Lights & Displays in Paris
Each Christmas season, elegant holiday lights adorn several quarters and historical sites in Paris, Breathing life into the town in November. In 2011 several spots around Paris are beautifully lit up.
When: November 22nd, 2011 through to January 9th, 2012.
Paris Christmas Markets
An old Paris Christmas tradition that originated in the north Alsace region is the decoration of the Christmas markets all over .it is created to be like an outdoor village made of wooden booths offering gourmet treats like mulled wine and gingerbread, decoration, gifts and other delights as well.
(a). Christmas Market on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées
Open: From November 19th, 2011 through January 2nd, 2012
Metro: Champs Elysées-Clemenceau or Concord
(b). Christmas Market at La Défense
Open: From November 23rd through December 27th, 2011
Metro/RER: La Défense
(c). Christmas Market and Ice Rink at Trocadero
Open: Daily from December 8th, 2011 to January 2nd, 2012
(d). Christmas Market and Santa's Village at Saint-Sulpice
Open daily from December 1st, 2011 through December 24th, 2011.
Open-Air Ice Skating
Skating in the open frozen ice rinks on Christmas is fun for the whole family skating rinks are set up all around Paris with Free Entry and just a 5 Euro rental for the skates the best thing your kids get the skates for free. A separate skating and sledding area is available for little children at the Hotel ville rink.
Hotel de Ville (Metro Hotel de Ville): from December 17th, 2010 through February 27th, 2011. Mon.-Fri: 12pm-10pm; Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays: 9am-10pm.
Eiffel Tower Ice rink: from mid-December 2010 through the end of January 2011. Eiffel Tower, metro Trocadero or Bir Hakeim.
Charlety Stadium "Snow Park": December 20th through December 31st (closed December 25th-26th).
Christmas at Notre Dame Cathedral
It doesn’t really matter whatever your Religious beliefs are and what persuades you, we recommend you that visiting the Notre dame cathedral this Christmas eve is going to make this a memorable and peaceful occasion.
Christmas at Disneyland Paris
Disney land is another beautiful place where you can do and enjoy with your family on this Christmas. Its just another way to soak up that holiday atmosphere during your stay in Paris. The theme park will be well lit up to take away all the November gloom leaving behind attractions that no one would want to miss with a full-fledged Christmas market (at Disney Village), parade, and other festive events.
When: November 7th, 2011 through January 12th,2012