From the end of November to the end of December 2023
Small chalets, a big tree and the scent of spices and mulled wine. From the first Sunday of Advent, 4 weeks before Christmas, tradition is respected with illuminations and Christmas markets all over France. The most famous? The one in Strasbourg in Alsace, one of the oldest in the world. The most picturesque? The Foire aux santons de Marseille, in Provence. Impossible to mention them all, they are the occasion for great festivities and animations, such as on the Champs-Elysées in Paris or on the lantern trail in Metz, in Lorraine.