Parisian must-do activities for the festive season


1. Stroll under the Parisian illuminations   

During the Christmas holidays, the City of Light has never looked so good! For a spectacular show, visit Paris’s luxury boutiques and their spectacular decorations Rue Saint Honorée.   


Extend your stroll along the world’s most beautiful avenue, the Champs Élysées. From Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe, you’ll be able to admire some of the most incredible trees, lights and decorations in Paris. Make sure you’re there on New Year’s Eve for the fireworks and music displays.   

2. Festive dining at Les Bains Paris     


At Les Bains Paris, the sophisticated flavors created by Chef Bruno Grossi and the vibrant ambience of Roxo will carry you into the festive spirit of the season.   

The iconic Parisian venue also organizes a sensational New Year’s Eve dinner every year, with a cocktail dinner party featuring exceptional ingredients such as lobster, caviar and truffles. The evening continues in the club with fiery DJ sets. Ready to join the party?  

3. Outdoor skating rink in the Jardin des Tuileries   


Every year, a giant ice rink is set up in the heart of the Jardin des Tuileries Christmas market. Decorated with snowmen and Santa Claus, the 1,200 m2 ice rink is perfect for all ages.   

An experience not to be missed during your festive season in Paris.   



4. Fairy Cruise on the Seine   


Dive into the festive Parisian spirit on a cruise along the Seine. This unexpected activity on Paris’s most beautiful historic river offers a unique view of the bridges and monuments illuminated for the festive season: from the Louvre Museum to Notre-Dame Cathedral, passing by the Eiffel Tower. Some even offer Christmas dinner cruises 

5. A magical atmosphere at the Marché de Noël Bercy Village 

Every year, Bercy Village Christmas market offers a new theme for the festive season. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy its restaurants and gourmet stores in an atmosphere that’s both magical and fun.     

The aisles of this Parisian venue give way to a whole new world, ideal for sharing a special moment with friends and family. 


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