Paris at christmas illuminations [video]
The spectacular Christmas illuminations in Paris are an eagerly-awaited event for tourists as well as Parisians. The magical colours of the seasonal street decorations create a dazzling sight for visitors from all over the world. Luminous arches, incandescent flames, multi-coloured bulbs and sparkling projections of light deck out the avenues of Paris in festive splendour. More than ever, Paris lives up to its name ‘City of Light’!
From November to the beginning of January, the Christmas illuminations on the avenue des Champs-Elysées, on avenue Montaigne, the Montmartre district, in Place Vendôme, Bercy Village and in many other places across the city make Paris more magical than ever!