Christmas at the City of Lights is an annual unforgettable occasion for many families, friends and romantic couples. Paris is packed with irresistible historical sites blended with new traditions and the finest of restaurants, nightclubs and pubs. Once the city is decorated with Christmas’s green and red, the Eiffel tower lights up dazzlingly and everyone gets into the celebratory spirit regardless of their beliefs to enjoy this time of the year.
Paris is home to several churches. You can enjoy enchanting choirs, watch the nativity scene coming to life and listen to passages from the bible and Midnight Masses with family and friends for a perfect Christmas Eve. For an unforgettable, calm Christmas, visit the Notre Dame cathedral, even you are not Christian, you would enjoy the atmosphere. The only thing you might miss is that there is no black Friday in Paris.
Families celebrating Christmas in Paris would take great pleasure in a visit to Paris Disneyland where some of the kids’ favorite characters, including Mickey and Mimie, would spend Christmas as well.
There are also several ice skating rinks spread around Paris, with offers that allow children to skate free of charge. Tourists and locals also enjoy the incredible Parisian cuisines and the kids and the adults would equally adore the chocolates.
You won’t like to leave Paris empty handed. Don’t worry, during Christmas many stands open up to sell souvenirs for the occasion including handmade gifts which you can take to family and friends. Several retailers may give away gifts and bargains on clothes to attract customers.
However, since Paris will be filled with tourists from all around the world at Christmas, the prices will sour up high in many places. Hence, take care and try to just buy your necessities and buy other pricey items at another time.