The day after Christmas is another feast celebrating Christianity’s first martyr: Saint Stephen’s Day, in French, Fête de Saint-Etienne or La Sainte-Etienne. In English-speaking countries, this date is ... lire plus !
Christmas 2016 at Galeries Lafayette is just amazing. The department store has done a great work this year with beautiful and creative decoration. The theme chosen for the window display ... lire plus !
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 !
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 !
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 !
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 !
Many Catholic churches in Paris set up a Nativity Scene at Christmas, whether traditional, baroque or modern. Some, like that of Notre Dame cathedral, attract thousands of visitors ... lire plus !
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Bad news for those who wished to wonder at the traditional Christmas tree in Paris. Following the Great Fire of April 2019 there will be no Christmas tree in ... lire plus !
The Christmas market of La Défense is arguably the largest in the Paris region. The cluster of its white chalets at the centre of the Esplanade seems at odds with the ... lire plus !
For Christmas 2015, Paris local or visiting children are invited to ride for free on one of the 20 merry-go-rounds that will be set up across the French capital. Find ... lire plus !