Christmas Toys: the History of a Tradition

It’s Christmas morning. Impatient as ever, the children can no longer stay in bed… at full speed, they rush down the stairs to the living room where the ... lire plus !

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Christmas presents in France: Origins and Traditions

Christmas presents are traditionally given to children (and also to grown-ups!) at Christmas. Wrapped in a shiny gift paper with a beautiful ribbon, it is given out by ... lire plus !

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The Christmas pyramid: Origins and Traditions

The Christmas Pyramid, also known as the Advent Pyramid, is an important decorative element of the Christmas season in German countries. For several years now, it has been ... lire plus !

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The French Christmas Traditions: A Discovery Guide!

The French consider Christmas as one of their most important holidays, alongside Bastille Day! How many of us have cherished memories of the most wonderful time of the ... lire plus !

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The best photos of Christmas in France

There’s nowhere quite as magical as France at Christmas time. In December the most beautiful Christmas lights will make your French holidays even more magical! Scroll down and warm your ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scene at Sacré-Cœur Basilica, Montmartre

The Nativity Scene inside the Sacré-Cœur basilica in Montmartre  (18th arrondissement) is one of the most visited in Paris. Discover the 2015 edition of the famous crib. Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre at Christmas time © ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scene at Saint-François-Xavier, Paris

One of the most beautiful Nativity Scenes in Paris is found inside the church of Saint-François-Xavier in the 7th arrondissement. The large scene refers to the tradition of a Provençal Nativity Scene ... lire plus !

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Nativity Scene at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris

One of the most famous Nativity Scenes in Paris is found inside the Notre-Dame cathedral and attracts almost 2 million visitors from the first Sunday of Advent to Candlemas. We have been lucky enough to ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scenes in France

Coming from a long Catholic tradition, Nativity scenes are still present in many households, churches and public places in France today, in both miniature and life-size displays. The ... lire plus !

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Christmas Nativity Scenes in Paris

Many Catholic churches in Paris set up a Nativity Scene at Christmas, which can be traditional, baroque or modern. Some like that of Notre-Dame cathedral attract thousands of visitors ... lire plus !

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