Find the perfect gift. The one who will necessarily enjoy . Every December, many French cities live to the rhythm of Christmas with the traditional Christmas market. Three weeks before D-Day, we invite you to take a tour of France to discover the most beautiful Christmas markets.
The Champs Elysees Christmas Market, Paris
Until January 7, 2013, the Paris market extends from the Rond-Point des Champs-Élysées to Place de la Concorde. In all, 170 chalets are located to offer Parisians and tourists a fairy winter under the emblem of the holiday season .
The foreign countries are represented with a cottage that offers products from Canada, several have a large selection of Russian crafts and another allows to eat Norwegian salmon cooked over a wood fire. In addition, this year, Paris Christmas Village offers you to discover the skating rink of 5 continents .
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The Christmas market of Lyon
The magic of Christmas settles place Carnot until December 24. In all, 140 chalets make this Christmas market in Lyon one of the largest in France . Come stroll through the garlands of light, fir trees, artisans and artisanal or local producers.
From Canada to Russia via Poland and Italy, discover authentic products . You will also find products and treats with local flavors and original gifts.
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The Christmas market of Marseille
For this 11th edition, the Christmas market of Marseille welcomes about fifty artisans and creators who will offer traditional products such as soaps, jewelry, biscuits, decorations, ceramics, paintings, candles, fabrics, leathers, chocolates, wooden toys . It runs until 31st December in the Place Gabriel Péri and in the alleys of Meilhan.
Do not miss the 2012 Santon Fair in Marseille. You will admire hundreds of Santons de Provence.
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The Christmas market of Bordeaux
Participate in the Christmas market in Bordeaux until December 30th. This 18th edition will propose animations, a game, exhibitions. All in a decor evoking the magic of Christmas with red, green, gold, an Ark of Advent. With family or friends, come and stroll among the 150 chalets that will offer jewelry, gourmet specialties …
Located in the historic heart of Bordeaux, you can also discover the local specialties .
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The Christmas market of Lille
Until December 30, 2012, Place Rihour will smell gingerbread and mulled wine , and especially the warmth of northerners. In a magical atmosphere along the 80 chalets, you will find gift ideas or decorations for your Christmas tree.
This Christmas market is also an opportunity to savor the local specialty: maroilles . It is known, it wakes up the taste buds!
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The Christmas market in Strasbourg
Mainly dedicated to the craft and Christmas decorations, the Christmas market of Strasbourg, the “Christkindelsmärik” is held every year since 1570. Many traders move into small wooden huts way chalets and expose many decorations and souvenirs of Christmas , as well as many regional and artisanal products.
The majority of events take place around Strasbourg Cathedral. In the evening, with the fir trees, garlands of light, or the carols of Christmas … Everything gathered to amaze young and old, until December 31st.
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In a winter setting, located Place Masséna, sixty cottages are gathered and offer a wide variety of products, candy to the object of deco, until January 2. Whether you are novice or experienced, you can also enjoy the ice rink .
From the animations to the chalets of the craftsmen, through gourmet desires, everything has been designed to make you live festive moments with family or friends.
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The Christmas market of Aix-en-Provence
Musical events, folk dances … In addition to culinary specialties, the course Mirabeau will be very lively until January 6th. About fifty cottages are installed and you will inevitably find a gift idea.
The children will light up in front of the little Santon Fair, located in the adjacent street on Avenue Victor Hugo.
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The Clermont-Ferrand Christmas market
Place de la Victoire, at the turn of the 75 cottages you will inevitably find a gift idea and you can also spend a friendly moment . Until December 30, exhibitors from France and around the world will offer unusual gifts, crafts, delicacies and fine specialties.
In this marquee of light, you can also take a picture with Santa Claus will of course part or enjoy a tartiflette.
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The Reims Christmas Market
Until December 31st, Reims will live to the rhythm of its traditional Christmas Village . The village hosts chalets that will offer many gourmet products, craft or festive.
As new this year, a cross-country ski trail and a Santa Claus Circus.
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Now you know where to spend your weekend before December 25th. Before you go, arm yourself with patience because you will not be the only ones to stroll in the Christmas markets.