As at the end of the year, the windows, monuments, streets, shops are dressed in the colors of the holiday season!

This is the opportunity to discover the spectacle of Christmas lights in Paris than tonight the streets or in the windows.

This takes place between November and early January, here is a small selection of places to see for the illuminations: Avenue Champs-Elysees, Boulevard Haussmann and Printemps Haussmann with its gigantic tree under the dome, Place Vendome, Bercy Village, Saint Germain des Pres Avenue Montaigne, Faubourg Saint Honore, Forum des Halles, Viaduc des Arts, BHV Marais.









The department stores also make the event during the end of the year with their colorful windows: Printemps Haussmann, Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais.

The possibility of discovering a show a unique show where automata mix with magical decorations that will amaze young and old alike:

Vitrines de Noel aux Galeries Lafayette © Studio TTG


It is also the great tradition of the Christmas markets, the opportunity to find ideal and original Christmas gifts and to discover novelties.

Here is a small list of the few Christmas markets to discover in our beautiful capital:

Christmas market of the Champs Elysees which will take place in the Tuileries Garden from November 24th, 2018 to January 6th, 2019

Christmas market on the forecourt of the Town Hall which will take place in the Tuileries Garden from December 14th 2018 to January 6th 2019

Christmas market of Paris Notre-Dame combines gastronomy and artisan products made in France. It is held from December 14th to December 23rd, 2018

Christmas market of Saint Germain des Près will be typically Parisian with around 30 chalets for a pleasant walk in this typically Parisian neighborhood. It is held from 1st to 31st December 2018

Christmas market Champs de Mars takes place at the foot of the Eiffel Tower with cabins and ice rinks. It is held from December 21st to January 8th, 2018

Christmas market of Montparnasse will be at the foot of the Montparnasse Tower with small wooden chalets for a break pleasure, greedy and relaxation

Christmas market of Montmartre in a small village.

Christmas market of La Défense consists of more than 250 Christmas chalets to find in a magical and festive atmosphere. It is held from November 26th to December 29th, 2018



And this year, the novelty is a panoramic bus to admire the illuminations of Christmas, organized by Open Tour invites you to discover between November 30 and January 6, 2019 the most beautiful monuments and sites illuminated the capital of night: Opera Garnier, Champs Elysees, Place Vendome, Place de la Concorde, Eiffel Tower, Invalides, Louvre Museum and Department Stores


Tour en bus panoramique Open Tour pour les illuminations Noël










For further informations on the showcases, illuminations and panoramic bus.

For further informations on Christmas market.