7 best Christmas markets in Paris

Soak up the Christmas atmosphere on the streets of Paris !

These markets made up of wooden chalets create a warm and magical Christmas atmosphere and are the perfect place to pick up Christmas decorations, festive objects, regional produce and arts & crafts…

Christmas village on La Défense esplanade

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When ? From 23 November 2017 to 28 December 2017

Where ? La Défense et son esplanade – Parvis de la Défense, Paris La Défense

One of the biggest markets in Ile-de-France with more than 300 chalets with traditional arts and crafts ! There is even an animated miniature Christmas village and and Santa’s phone booth ?

You’ll find your happiness for sure !


Christmas Village Les Halles

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When ? From 27 November 2017 to 31 December 2018

Where ? Quartier des Halles – Les Halles, 75001 Paris

A starry christmas !

The Christmas Village in the renovated district of Les Halles : wooden chalets, entertainment and Santa’s house !

You will find regional and artisanal products, for a Christmas of quality ?


Christmas market at Champs de Mars

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When ? From 20 November 2017 to 08 January 2018

Where ? Parc du Champ-de-Mars – Quai Branly – Avenue de la Motte Picquet, 75007 Paris

A Christmas market at the foot of the Eiffel Tower : crafts, Christmas decorations, gift ideas and gourmet food !

An ice rink is also installed! What’s better than skating with a direct view of the Eiffel Tower ✨

Christmas market at Notre Dame Cathedral

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When ? From 15 December 2017 to 24 December 2017

Where ? Square René Viviani – 2 rue du Fouarre, 75005 Paris

A festive atmosphere at Notre-Dame de Paris, which showcases the artisans of France !

The market will feature all kinds of handmade gifts and the usual selection of ‘regional gastronomy’ like foie gras, sausages, macaroons and chestnuts.

A workshop for children is planned: write your letter to Santa (free activity).

Abbesses Christmas market

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When ? From 21 November 2017 to 02 January 2018

Where ? Place des Abbesses, 75018 Paris

The magic of Christmas in Montmartre, with its magnificent view ! We advise you a good mulled wine while strolling !

St Germain des Prés Christmas market

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When ? From 01 December 2017 to 01 January 2018

Where ? Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 75006 Paris

Christmas village on the square in front of the church St Germain des Prés

This market is known to be the smallest in Paris. Ideal to do if you have children !

Traditional Alsace Christmas market at the Gare de l’Est

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When ? From 01 December to 16 December 2017

Where ?  Gare de l’Est – Place du 11 novembre 1918, 75010 Paris

Bretzels, gingerbread, little Christmas biscuits, decorations… the best of Alsatian gastronomy in paris. There will also be free tastings, Christmas theatre and storytelling, and gifts for all your last-minute shopping needs.

Now you know the best Christmas markets in Paris!


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