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Enjoy Christmas in Paris from the Hotel Marais Bastille

Enjoy Christmas in Paris from the Hotel Marais Bastille

Why not enjoy the magic and sheer spectacle that are the hallmarks of Christmas in Paris? At the Hotel Marais Bastille you will be made warmly welcome with seasonal good cheer and plenty of useful advice about how to make the most of the festive period in the capital. We are just a short stroll from the Place de la Bastille and public transport options such as the Metro and the bus services. We offer an ideal location from which to reach all the attractions of the City of Light. Christmas in Paris - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

The Christmas and New Year Holiday Season in Paris

A stay at the Hotel Marais Bastille will place you right at the heart of the Yuletide celebrations. From the end of November Paris begins to don her Christmas clothes and there will be so much to do that you’ll be spoiled for choice. You’ll want to take a look at the monuments of Paris, specially illuminated for the season, perhaps from the vantage point of an open top tour bus. The loveliest streets and avenues are garlanded with Christmas lights, especially the Champs Elysees, and are a wonder to behold.

You’ll want to see the specially decorated department store windows; glimpses into a magically festive world. Don’t forget to check out the traditional Christmas markets, enjoy skating on an open air ice rink, ride the Big Wheel in the Place du Concorde, enjoy a circus or a show on ice or any of the many concerts and performances on offer. The choices are almost endless, so get booking and we’ll see you then!

Visit the prestigious Nautic trade fair in Paris

The annual gathering of the world of boating and water sports, the Salon Nautique International de Paris, is designed to be better than ever this year. Put into the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre for nine days of the world’s finest boating brands from December 6th to 14th. In an exhibition area of 120,000 square metres there will be a packed programme of events to enjoy, not to mention a whole fleet of vessels of every kind to see and enjoy. The international sailing scene will be docking in Paris and you can be here to enjoy every moment.

An American in Paris world premiere at Théâtre du Châtelet

Remember those great songs Nice Work If You Can Get It, Embraceable You and S’Wonderful, along with other Great American Songbook gems as performed in the classic movie musical An American In Paris? Then you’ll definitely want to see the new stage production that will be presented at the Théâtre du Châtelet from November 22nd to January 4th. , beginning with a world premiere. George Gershwin’s wonderful music will be, as always, the heart of the show, but you can expect a dynamic new interpretation of the story and choreography, courtesy of a talented and energetic cast and director.

Essential exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou, a multicultural complex and high tech design building in the heart of Paris, is the venue for many fascinating exhibitions, primarily dealing with modern art. Two shows currently running deal with two 20th century creators who are giants in their respective fields and whose influence is considerable. Marcel Duchamp; La Peinture, Même looks at the often quite startling and challenging paintings of one of the most important artists of his era. The Frank Gehry retrospective also currently being presented examines the design work of this pioneering contemporary architect who built, among other works, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

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