Christmas markets and illuminations: Parisian magic

Christmas markets and illuminations: Parisian magic

Donning her gown of Christmas illuminations and decorations and providing a wealth of entertainment, Paris creates an incomparable festive atmosphere in December. It’s perfect for your family or romantic celebrations as, offering shopping sprees, magical walks, and much more, she invites you to enjoy an unforgettable stay. Book your room at the Hôtel Albe Bastille as soon as possible…


Your Christmas shopping just a few steps from the hotel

There’s plenty of options for Christmas shopping in Paris, even within easy reach of the Hôtel Albe Bastille. First, check out the many concept stores in the Marais. With so many ethnic or trendy items, from recognised or soon-to-be recognised designers, you will always find the original gift to delight. Also, browse the many ateliers and galleries of Bastille for unique gift ideas. To get fully into the Christmas spirit, head to the Marché de Noël Alsacien at the Gare de l’Est. The tasty specialties and traditional decorations from Alsace will immerse you in a magical atmosphere.


The magic of the City of Light

From mid-November, Paris is adorned with myriad illuminations to light your way you through Christmas and into the New Year. Avenues, squares, and monuments sparkle during the long December nights. Walking down the illuminated Champs-Elysées remains an incomparable experience, but many other places also offer heartwarming displays. The Place Vendôme and its fir trees, the Rue Royale and its luminous bear and the shiny bubbles of the Rue des Martyrs will lift your heart. Don’t hesitate to visit the Jardin des Plantes and its Jungle in the Process of Illumination and the Luminous Odyssey of the Parc Floral for beautiful experiences.


There are many ways to experience the magic of Christmas in Paris. The Hôtel Albe Bastille team will be at your service with recommendations and advice about activities that match your tastes and desires.


Photo: Olga

Hotel Albe Bastille, a 3-star hotel in the heart of Bastille district

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