Where is alive the spirit of Christmas and the sweet scent of gingerbread!
Looking for a gift idea, traditional Christmas decorations or just the aroma of mulled wine flavored with cinnamon? The Hotel de la Motte Picquet suggests you to visit the Christmas markets! The most famous, but also the largest with 200 chalets is the Christmas Village, located on the Champs Elysées. It offers traditional items like figurines, wreaths, wooden toys or pretty woolly hats. A haunting smell of gingerbread in the air immerses ourselves in the warm atmosphere of Christmas. Every evening, children can watch Santa's departure by sleigh to the North Pole (several departures per night. the schedule is available at the market) and have the opportunity to submit their letter of wishes in his mailbox. Christmas Village From 16 November 2012 to 6 January 2013 Every day from 10am to 11pm, until midnight Friday and Saturday.
Other lovely traditional markets are scattered throughout the capital and the most tempting offer of regional products from all over France : Saint Germain Market Boulevard Saint Germain, 6th. M ° Saint Germain December 6, 2012 to January 2, 2013 Market Trocadero Place du Trocadéro From December 13 to January 6 Market Notre Dame Parvis de Notre Dame. M ° Saint-Michel From 15 to 23 December 2012 Market Montparnasse Montparnasse commercial center. M ° Montparnasse-Bienvenue From 5 to 30 December 2012 Alsatian Market Gare de l’Est Outside the station. M ° Gare de l'Est November 30 to December 15, 2012