Christmas in Paris has the potential to be very wonderful. From mid-November through the end of the year, the capital is transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with beautiful lights that glitter ceaselessly, shop window decorations, and cheer-inspiring marketplaces. There's lots to see and do towards the end of the year, whether you formally celebrate the holiday or simply enjoy the seasonal festivities.
Traditional Christmas markets, outdoor ice rinks, and department store windows lit up with fantasy-inspired holiday displays are just a few of the treats in store for visitors visiting the capital in late November and December. If you're going to spend Christmas or other winter holidays in Paris, read on for our suggestions on how to make the most of it.