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Celebrating Christmas in Paris

A complete guide to celebrating Christmas in Paris, with ideas for dining, shopping, festive activities, where to find holiday lights, and more.

Top Christmas Events in Paris
The season leading up to Christmas is a light-filled, festive time in Paris that can provide an ideal backdrop for a romantic vacation or an enchanting holiday season with the kids. Several annual Christmas events in Paris are not to be missed.

Paris Christmas Markets Guide
A guide to annual Christmas markets in Paris, France, where mulled wine, gingerbread, toys and other traditional treats, in addition to pure holiday ambiance, await.

Christmas Lights in Paris
Want to know where to find elegant Christmas lights displays in Paris this season? You've come to the right place. Find all the details here of holiday light displays in Paris in 2009.

Holiday Decor and Shop Windows at Paris Department Stores
Browse this inspired gallery of festive holiday decorations and window displays at Paris department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps.

Christmas Gift Shopping in Paris
Looking to bring back that special gift from Paris for the holiday season? Several Parisian boutiques and department stores are excellent choices for Christmas and holiday shopping-- whether you're hunting for gourmet goodies, clothes, jewelry, books, or decorative items. And if you can make it to one of the temporary Christmas markets, you're...

Paris Restaurants Open On Christmas Day
If you need to find a good restaurant for a special family meal on Christmas Day, consult this guide for ideas on where to book.

Ice Skating Rinks in Paris
Read here for information on where to find seasonal ice skating rinks in Paris, France, including ice skating at Paris City Hall/Hotel de Ville.

2012 Christmas and Holiday Decorations in Paris
Browse our gallery of 2012 holiday lights, decorations, and Christmas market scenes in Paris.

2011 Christmas and Holiday Decorations in Paris
Paris is already known as the city of light-- but every year in early December the city becomes even brighter with the arrival of annual Christmas and holiday decorations. About.com Travel Contributor Jacob Kleinman offers a look at Christmas 2011 decorations and lights in Paris, and also brings in the Channukah cheer.

Christmas in Paris: A Photo Tour
Are you planning a trip to Paris for a yuletide celebration? Check out About France for Visitors Guide Kelby Carr's visual tour of the delightful, light-filled sights on offer in Paris during the Christmas season.

Readers' Ideal Christmas Gifts from Paris
About.com Paris Travel readers contribute their ideas for holiday Gifts from Paris. See submissions

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