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Favorite Holiday Places in France

The French know how to do the holidays. Here are some of my favorite holiday places in France, along with 2021 event schedules.  I could visit over and over again. You may want to put some of these on your travel list, too! 

Best Christmas Markets


Christmas markets in France


A five-day tour – The full itinerary (click to visit here) 

Strasbourg details (click to visit here)

Colmar and Kaysersberg details (click to visit here)

Equisheim, Riquewihr and Ribeauville details (click to visit here)

Alsace Christmas Market Events 2021 (click to visit here)

Paris Lights 

Paris is known for its beautifully decorated boulevards, landscapes, and markets. It’s the lights during the holiday season that make Paris one of the favorite holiday places in France.

Christmas markets in France

Paris Christmas Lights (click to visit here)

 Paris Holiday Events 2021 (click to visit here) 

Uzés Holiday Market

There’s no place like home — Uzès — for the holidays. The festive market in December is hard to beat and makes Uzès one of my favorite holiday places in France. 

A Christmas in Uzès Preview  (click to visit here) 

Uzès Christmas Market In Real-Time (click to visit here)

Christmas in Uzés In Technicolor (click to visit here)

‘Tis the Day After Christmas Remembering the holiday during COVID  (click to visit here) 

Uzès Holiday Events 2021 (click to visit here)

Holiday Scenes in San Quentin de la Poterie

The quaint village near Uzès is known for its unique pottery, ceramics  — and holiday cheer. San Quentin de la Poterie is another favorite holiday place in France. (click to visit here)


Lights, Food, and Wine in Dijon

Where do you find presents for wine and food lovers? The holidays are the perfect time for shopping and tasting the best of Dijon.

Bizarre Holiday Gift Ideas from France

Ideas for holiday gifts from France that may be missing from your list. (click to visit here)



May the Light of Love, Peace, and Justice shine for all

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  1. Unique, novel and exquisite over view of a celebration of the holidays in France. I wish i could shop the lovely markets again. Thanks Debbie, for sharing your world.

    • I wish you could be here in person. You would love it! Thank you so much for following, and for your friendship. Best wishes always!

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