Media Release: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so celebrate in France!

Preparations are under way for the season’s biggest festivity, and France will certainly bring the fireworks!

  • Let the Champagne Flow (Epernay, Champagne Ardenne): From 14-16 December, Enjoy a Champagne festival including tastings, a parade and light displays.
  • Santa’s Workshop (Lamballe, Brittany): From 14-16 December, stables are transformed into stalls selling crafts and locally produced specialities.
  • Festival of Lights (Lyon, Rhône-Alps): From 8-12 December, the people of Lyon will place tiny candles on their window sills and balconies to light up the city.
  • Father Christmas’ enchanted world (Les Gets, Rhône-Alps): From 22 December to 4 January, discover his world in the heart of Les Gets’ enchanted forest.
  • Mont Saint Michel with Christmas lights (Normandy): From 24 November to 31 January Visit the Illuminations of the Mont Saint Michel from 6pm every evening.
  • Alps Open air clubbing (La Plagne, Rhône-Alps): On 31 December, enjoy New Year’s Eve at the foot of the ski slopes in Plagne-Bellecôte.
  • Enchanted Chateau (Vaux-le-Vicomte Château, Seine-et-Marne): From 1 December to 6 January, discover the château and its forest decorated with Christmas magic.
  • Father Christmas and friends (Val Thorens, Rhône-Alps): From 22-28 December meet characters from famous fairy tales and Santa Claus himself and enjoy fireworks!

To find out more about these events, head on over to our blog or check out our press pack on Christmas markets and events in France!

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