Rediscover Paris, Enjoy the Events of Paris in December
December is not actually a slack season for Paris travel. Paris gets its long rendezvous with winter that starts from November. Mercury sometimes plummets past zero degree. However, that does not stop the tourists from visiting the French capital. In fact, every year tourist crew snowballs quite frantically on the eve of Christmas. Paris in December receives so large a number of tourists that most of the hotels in Paris falls short of accommodation. Let us now see how you can enjoy Paris in the month of December.
Christmas Cheering: December means Christmas celebration. With lights everywhere from highways to lanes, Paris spells a bewitching charm and beauty. During Christmas, the city slips into a new look; a look that is more gorgeous and mysterious as well. Every pub and restaurant is decorated with colorful lamps and flowers. Even the towering corporate building and residential skyscrapers have their own lighting flaunt-off.
Tiny lamps hanging from the tree branches or hugging the tree in a serpentine movement is really an eye-pleasing sight. Raise your head or swivel the same, you will witness the visual delight on all hands. It won’t be a hyperbole to say that Paris is worth a visit to bask in the festive fervor during Christmas. Make a note that charge of Parish hotels during the festive season is very high.
Paris Christmas Market adds to the holiday cheer. It is a holiday tradition and originated in the Northern Alsace region. The marker celebrates the Christmas festival through a gourmet gala in which delicious treats are offered from the wooden benches. And, please don’t miss to have a sip of vin chaud, a rare hot wine variety. Moreover, gingerbread, gifts and other delights up the enjoyment of this epicurean extravaganza.
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral:
Though this cathedral is one of the ‘must-see’ spots for the backpackers, still visiting this site during Christmas occasion is a completely different experience. Different religious belief is not a bar to visit the Cathedral and can offer service at the same.
Art Gala: Apart from Christmas fiesta, Paris hosts several big events in December. Being the epicenter of edifying culture and rich tradition, the city organizes multiple art fairs, of which. D‘Automne a Paris is the most famous art carnival.
D‘Automne a Paris was born in 1972 and since then, has been a big draw for the art connoisseurs from different corners of the globe. The event is inaugurated in September and ends in December. You can get to see a good collection of the most compelling works by the renowned sculptors and painters. The fair shows off a few extraordinary works of the uprising talents too. The event showcases memorable works in contemporary art, theatre, cinema, music and every other forms of audio-visual delight.