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Christmas chalet and Christmas markets: the most beautiful in France

When we talk about Christmas markets, we often think of the markets of Scandinavian countries with Santa's chalet, or the big Christmas markets like those in New York, London... And yet, France also has , incredible Christmas markets to discover!


When we talk about Christmas markets, we often think of the markets of Scandinavian countries with Santa's chalet, or the big Christmas markets like those in New York, London... And yet, France also has , incredible Christmas markets to discover!


The seven most beautiful chalets and Christmas markets in France


Discover seven Christmas markets not to be missed in France!


1- Be amazed at the Colmar Christmas markets


Colmar is not one, but six different Christmas markets spread all over the place! Very popular, these markets will offer you an immersive experience in the magic of Christmas. Every year, the Christmas market in Colmar honors its traditions. And that starts with its gastronomy! Gingerbread, foie gras, sauerkraut, to discover in the nine Christmas chalets of the gourmet market, located on the Place de la Cathédrale.


2- Lyon and its magical Christmas chalets


In addition to being magnificent, the City of Light also offers you a magical spectacle with its Christmas markets. In addition to the usual festival of lights in December (not to be missed!), also enjoy Christmas entertainment for young and old, local products, handcrafted toys, twinkling lights and even an ice rink !


3- Paris and its flamboyant Christmas markets


Every year, the romantic capital turns into a magical Christmas town. Whether you are near Les Halles or Notre-Dame, passing through the Tuileries or La Défense, you will be amazed by all the Christmas chalets and their sparkling lights.


Stroll through the many aisles and enjoy the counters of the chalets honoring French gastronomy: hot chestnuts, chocolates, melted cheese, craft beers, oysters, pancakes, snails and even tartiflettes. The Christmas chalets in Paris are also magical illuminations spread over all the markets, and many ephemeral events!


4- The unmissable Christmas market in Strasbourg


The capital of Christmas will warm you up with its illuminated Christmas chalets. You will be transported by the smells of gingerbread, hot chocolate and mulled wine emerging from every street corner! By the way, did you know that this is the oldest Christmas market in France? It was created in 1570! The more than 300 Christmas chalets in Strasbourg are visited by more than two million people each year. Unbeatable, this market is a must if you visit Strasbourg during the Christmas period.


5- Metz and its enchanted Christmas chalets


Let yourself be transported by the magic of the many Christmas chalets in Metz! The Metz Christmas market actually brings together more than six markets in its center. From Place Saint-Louis with the craftsmen's Christmas chalets, to the banks of the Île du Petit Saulcy and its fairy tale allure, discover elves and teddy bears illuminated in Christmas colours.


6- South side: at the Provençal Christmas market in Avignon


Because the Christmas chalets are not only found in the north, it is now on the southern side that we are looking! The beautiful city of Avignon does not do things by halves with its central market located on the Cours Jean-Jaurès. The opportunity to discover a different Christmas market, since Provençal. Here, discover the delicious local gastronomy and folklore group parades. The 34 Christmas chalets will offer you superb Christmas crafts and food, all under magical illuminations.


7- The lights of Montbéliard


Open your eyes wide to Montbéliard and its sparkling Christmas chalets. More than a classic Christmas market, admire the magical Christmas lights in this market full of treasures. Christmas chalets filled with regional and artisanal products, creative Christmas workshops for the little ones, meetings with Santa Claus... Less known than some, this Christmas market is nevertheless one of the most beautiful in France!


We hope this article has inspired you in your hunt for the best Christmas markets in France! Of course, this list is not exhaustive, and we can also add very beautiful chalets and Christmas markets such as that of Reims, Amiens, Mulhouse, Lille, or Nantes!










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