Dec 2nd, 2015, 01:53 PM

All The Must-See Christmas Decorations in Paris

By Nutsa Melitauri
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Paris is never as beautiful as during the Christmas time!

From November to the beginning of January, the Christmas illuminations on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, on avenue Montaigne, in the Montmartre district, and in many other places across Paris make the experience of the city totally spectacular! During this period Paris becomes the real city of lights, illuminated in the magical colors. Streets, boulevards, boutiques, monuments, and residential buildings are all decorated in beautiful colors, bringing the excitement and joy of Christmas to the city.

Despite being delayed because of the recent Paris attacks, Christmas in Paris is still in full swing. Here are some fascinating Christmas decorations to see during this winter.

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The Avenue des Champs-Élysées

During the Christmas period the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is flooded with lights. Illuminated trees are stretched from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de la Concorde. Little boutiques are built up specifically for the purpose of Christmas, where people can buy various types of French souvenirs. The Avenue des Champs-Élysées​ is also a great place to try some vin chaud, chocolat chaud, and crêpes.

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Galeries Lafayette

Looking for an extraordinary Christmas experience? You should discover the cosmic tree at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. The giant Christmas tree of Galeries Lafayette is one of the must see decorations in Paris. For this year Galeries Lafayette has built up the huge Christmas tree that resembles with our universe - planets, orbits, and other objects from outer space surrounding it. It is a fascinating decoration to see while doing some Christmas shopping in its surrounding boutiques.

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Avenue Montaigne

If you are looking for some luxurious boutiques with magical Christmas decorations, this street is the best place to go. The huge premium brands on the street are competing with one another by their decorative designs. The prestigious Avenue Montaigne becomes even more refined during the winter times, when all the huge window displays are decorated in diverse elegant designs.

These are just one of the most famous and mostly-visited places in Paris during the Christmas period; however, there are many more places with Christmas attractions to see. Place Vendome, the Montmartre district, Notre Dame Cathedral - the whole city is flooded with upcoming Christmas spirit and excitement. The memories that you collect in Paris during the Christmas will last forever!