Paris in December: Best Things to Do!

By Vero

Why You Should Visit Paris in December

– Paris is more charming than ever. – Christmas lights beautifully decorate the city. – The shop windows of shopping malls are  unforgettable and different every year. – Christmas markets around the city are unmissable! – Visiting Disney during the Holidays.  – Fireworks on New Year’s Day.

What to know before traveling to Paris in December

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Paris in winter is a cold city, where it can rain at any time.

It's the ideal time to experience Paris without the chaos of the high season.

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Christmas in the city of light warms up with its charming Christmas markets that appear almost everywhere in the city.

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Weather in Paris in December

Average temperature Maximum average temperature: 7ºC (45ºF) Average minimum temperature: 3ºC (37ºF)

What to Wear in Paris in December

Winter coat, warm hats, gloves, and a blanket scarf for winter. Also, bring an umbrella or raincoat to protect you from the rain.

When Christmas Decorations Start in Paris?

In general, Christmas decorations in Paris begin to be noticed from the second or third week of November. Christmas markets usually start in December

Best places to see Christmas decorations in Paris

1. Champs Elysées 2. Jardin des Tuileries Christmas Market 3. Christmas Tree at Place Vendôme 4. Christmas Tree at the Galeries Lafayette 5. La Defense, Christmas with a Modern Twist.

What to Do in Paris in December

– Enjoy a hot chocolate at any of the Christmas markets. – Try mulled wine at a Christmas market. – Warm up by ice skating in Paris. – Visit the Christmas markets. There are many!

Best Places to Visit in Paris in December

– Eiffel Tower – Champs Elysées and its lights – Seine River Cruise – Arc de Triomphe – Christmas markets – Christmas or New Year’s Eve Dinner on a Cruise Ship - Montmartre - Latin Quarter

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