Christmas illuminations in Paris

The capital lives up to its name as the ‘City of Light’ shimmering with thousands of lights.

The spectacular Christmas illuminations in Paris are an eagerly-awaited event for tourists as well as Parisians. The magical colours of the seasonal street decorations create a dazzling sight for visitors from all over the world. Luminous arches, multi-coloured bulbs, incandescent flames and sparkling projections of light deck out the avenues of the French capital in festive splendour. More than ever, Paris lives up to its name ‘City of Light’!

From November to the beginning of January, the Christmas illuminations on the avenue des Champs-Elysées, on avenue Montaigne, in Place Vendôme, the Montmartre district, Bercy Village and in many other places across the city make Paris more magical than ever!

The ‘Illuminations of Parissightseeing coach tour, organized by Paris Cityvision, is an invitation to discover Paris’s finest monuments illuminated at nightfall. This festive tour with commentary in 11 languages can be followed by an unforgettable evening at the Moulin Rouge cabaret.



Christmas lights, avenue des Champs Elysées

from 19 November 2015 to 06 January 2016
Avenue des Champs-Élysées - Avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris

The avenue des Champs-Elysées is decorated with lights and stunning decorations for Christmas and the New Year

Christmas lights, Faubourg Saint-Honoré

from 17 November 2015 to 07 January 2016
Tout Paris - ., Paris

Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré is decked out in chandelier lights by famous crystal maker Baccarat.

Christmas lights, avenue Montaigne

November 2015 - January 2016
Avenue Montaigne - ., Paris

Enchanting, festive and especially chic illuminations like the fashion houses along avenue Montaigne

Christmas lights at Bercy Village

from 19 November 2015 to 24 January 2016
Bercy Village - Cour Saint-Émilion, Paris

Christmas decorations light up Bercy Village and the Cour Saint-Emilion.

Christmas lights at Forum des Halles

November 2016 - January 2017
Forum des Halles - 1-7 rue Pierre Lescot, Paris

With the approach of the festive season, the Forum des Halles will be decked out Christmas decorations.

Illuminations at the Viaduc des Arts

End of November 2015 to 5 January 2016
Le Viaduc des Arts - 1-129 avenue Daumesnil, Paris

Illuminations of the Viaduc des arts take on a magical appearance

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