Christmas Markets in Paris

Chalets along the Champs Elysees illuminated for ChristmasLe Village de Noël des Champs-Elysées
November 19, 2011 to January 3, 2012

For the 2010-2011 event, twelve million people visited the white chalets.
Sunday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to midnight
Toilets will be set up within the Village.
A skating rink will be set up for the first time this year in the Village.

Maison de l’Alsace 
Lots of things Alsatians
November 24, 2011 to December 23, 2011; December 6 (5:30 p.m.) Children’s Gospel ChoirA Christmas market in the tastes, smells and colors of Alsace

39 Avenue des Champs-Elysées,Paris 8th
Metro: Line 1, Franklin Roosevelt or George V
Open: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Auteuil
December 14, 2011 to December 18, 2011
The Holidays in Auteuil
 – About 60 merchants, space for creative design, the nativity scene with Provincial Santons from la Maison Fouque and live events.
 Regional products and traditional Christmas ornaments.

4 rue Jean de la Fontaine, Paris 16th
Metro: Line 9, Jasmin or line 10, Eglise d’Auteuil
December 1 to 24 
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Boulogne-Billancourt
Thursday, December 8, 2011 through Saturday, December 24, 2011

“…. The big square, opposite the shopping centre, is welcomes the great Christmas Market. No less than 45 chalets, special events and a little train spread the magic of Christmas time to visitors….” Paris Info

Gare de l’Est
 – The pride of Alsace
December 2 to December 17, 2011
Every year the Christmas market at Gare de l’Est offers a large selection of Christmas decorations and fabrics. If you are interested in food, you will find Christmas cakes, pretzels, foie gras, wine, liqueurs, and Alsatian meats. Everything you need to set a beautiful Alsatian Christmas table.

Place du 11 novembre 1918 in front of the Gare de l’Est, Paris 10th
Metro: Line 4, 5 and 7, Gare de l’Est
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

La Defense Christmas Arche – Arche de la Défense
November 23 to December 27, 2011
Considered to be the largest Christmas market in the Paris region. With nearly 350 chalets, the market attracts about one million visitors.
 The market is an annual event since 1997 with original French crafts and regional food and decorations.
Take a photo with the French Santa? around 5 euros

Esplanade de la Défense
Metro: Line 1: Esplanade de la Défense or RER Grande Arche
11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and open on Saturday until 8 p.m.

Montparnasse
Christmas village Marché de Noël Montparnasse
December 5 to December 30, 2011
The pride of French regional farm and wine products. 
The market with 40 chalets is situated at the foot of the Tour Montparnasse
Prepare for tastings of meat products, cheeses and cakes.

Place Raoul-Dautry Parvis de la Gare Montparnasse, Paris 15th
Metro: Line 4 and 6, Montparnasse-Bienvenue
10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Centre commercial Maine-Montparnasse

Nation (Place de la Nation)
December 1 to 24, 2011 
10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

… 17th edition of the Christmas Market at Place de la Nation, it is the ‘craftsmen of the world’ , for example: Russia, Vietnam, Peru, Thailand, India, Korea ….” Paris Info

The East Paris Grand Christmas Market
Place de la Nation and Boulevard Voltaire, Paris 11th
Metro: Line 6 and 2, Nation

Place d’Italie, Paris 13th
November 25 to December 24, 2011
20 chalets
1, Place d’Italie
Metro: Place d’Italie

Saint-Germain-des-Prés Santa’s village (Noël at Saint-Germain des Prés) 
(Le village du Père Noël)
December 2, 2011 to January 2, 2012
A group of richly decorated chalets are awaiting when you exit metro Saint-Germain. The little chalets are installed around the church.

Place Saint-Germain des Prés, Paris 6th
Metro: Line 4, Saint-German des Prés
10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saint-Lazare – 
A small taste of Alsace
Cour de Rome facing Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris 8th
Metro: Lines 3, 12 and 13, Gare Saint-Lazare
Last Sunday in November to December 31
10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saint-Sulpice
December 1, 2011 t0 December 24, 2011
Place Saint-Sulpice

Trocadéro – European Christmas Village
December 8, 2011 t0 January 2, 2012
opposite the Eiffel Tower 
- 100 chalets, skating rink, mountain theme of Hautes Alpes, regional food and international.
Jardins du Trocadéro, Paris 16th

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