Christmas lights in Paris

The Christmas lights are a dazzling sight in Paris with illuminations in the streets and districts of the city

Illuminations Noël © Sarah Sergent - 195-30 DR

Every year at this time, the Christmas lights in Paris are a major attraction for tourists and Parisians. Visitors come from all over the world to admire the streets of Paris decked out in magical colours for the festive season.

Luminous arches, multi-coloured bulbs, incandescent flames and sparkling projections of light splendidly deck out the avenues of the French capital.

More than ever, Paris lives up to its name ‘the 'City of Light'! From November to the beginning of January, the Christmas illuminations on the avenue des Champs-Elysées, on avenue Montaigne, in Place Vendômethe Montmartre districtBercy Village and in many other places across the city make Paris more magical than ever!

 

Illuminations de Noël, avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ON THE AVENUE DES CHAMPS-ELYSEES

From 24 November 2019 to 8 January 2020
From 5pm to 2am. All night on 24 and 31 December

From Arc de Triomphe to place de la Concorde, Paris 8th


Décorations Noël Haussmann 2017 2  © Loic Lagarde

HIGH-TECH LIGHTS ON BOULEVARD HAUSSMANN
November 2019 - January 2020
Boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8th

Illuminations et sapin de Noël au Forum des Halles, Paris

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT WESTFIELD FORUM DES HALLES
From 14 November 2019
Westfield Forum des Halles - 101 Porte Berger, Paris 1st

Illuminations de Noël 2018 à Bercy Village

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT BERCY VILLAGE
From 14 November to 16 January 2020
Bercy Village - Cour Saint-Émilion, Paris 12th

Illuminations devant la tour Eiffel © DR

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, AVENUE MONTAIGNE
From 19 November 2019
From Champs-Elysées to place de l'Alma, Paris 8th

Saint Honoré Noël 2017 1 © Loic Lagarde

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, RUE DU FAUBOURG SAINT-HONORE
From 19 November 2019
Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8th

Illuminations de Noël dans le quartier Saint-Germain-des-Prés au niveau des deux Magots

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN SAINT GERMAIN-DES-PRÉS
From 25 November 2019 to 5 January 2020
Saint-Germain-des-Prés District, Paris 6th

Place Vendôme - Illuminations, Paris

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ON AND AROUND PLACE VENDÔME
November 2019 - January 2020
Place Vendôme, Paris 1st

Viaduc des Arts Noël illuminations

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AT THE VIADUC DES ARTS
December 2019 - January 2020
Viaduc des Arts - 1-129 avenue Daumesnil, Paris 12th

Take a sightseeing bus and enjoy the Christmas lights

Tour en bus panoramique Open Tour pour les illuminations Noël

The ‘Illuminations of Paris’ sightseeing coach tour, organized by OpenTour, is an invitation to discover, from 29 November 2019 to 5 January 2020 (except 24 and 31 December), Paris’s finest places and monuments illuminated at nightfall (Opéra Garnier, Champs-Élysées, place Vendôme, place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower, Invalides, the Louvre Museum and les Grands Magasins). Tour with commentary in 9 languages.