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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
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The Top 4 most beautiful Christmas lighting displays in Paris

The Top 4 most beautiful Christmas lighting displays in Paris

During the holidays, the City of Light never justifies more its name. The capital puts on its most beautiful jewels; walk about at nightfall to appreciate it most.

For the holidays, Paris dresses in light. Follow the guidebook and discover the capital's most brilliant lights.

  1. Avenue des Champs-Elysées : from the roundabout to the Arc de Triomphe, the most beautiful avenue in the World is a stop that must not be missed.
  2. Place Vendôme and its environs : jewellers and the great hotels will fascinate you.
  3. Avenue Montaigne : two steps from the Champs-Elysées, the luxury boutiques overflow with inventiveness to surprise you.
  4. Bercy Village : charming, magical, this little village right in the heart of Paris welcomes you for a stroll along its arcades.