Fun-filled activities to enjoy this Christmas
Published on 9 December 2016, dans Visit Paris
Celebrating Christmas in Paris is a joy. There are fun-filled and fascinating activities to enjoy, remarkable places to visit, warm and welcoming people to meet…in fact, all the ingredients are in place for a Christmas you will always remember. So you can make the most of the festive season in Paris, the Hotel Royal Cardinal stands ready to offer you luxury accommodation and our heartiest recommendations, designed to put the jingle in your bells.
Discover the joys of Paris at Christmas
Whether it's eating, buying or just partying, Paris has plenty to share with you during your Christmas holiday visit to the capital. But first, remember that a stay at the Hotel Royal Cardinal makes it easy to discover Paris in all its Yuletide splendour. Here you are only a short and pleasant stroll from a multitude of activities and a wealth of must-see places; just 10 minutes from Notre Dame Cathedral and 20 minutes from the Louvre Museum. To begin with, you can opt for an enchanting tour of the Eiffel Tower. Decked out in her Christmas finery, this emblem of France and historical heritage landmark is located just a fifteen minute Metro ride from the Hotel Royal Cardinal. The panoramic view from the Eiffel Tower will also whet your appetite for more of what the capital has to offer. To bring a touch of nature’s bounty to your festive season, or to work off a little overindulgence, don’t forget to take a stroll amidst the verdant loveliness and magnificent statuary of the Jardin du Luxembourg. Of course, whenever you are in Paris, at any time of the year, a visit to a museum is essential. When you are a guest of the Hotel Royal Cardinal, you will be in close proximity to the most prestigious museum in France and the largest in the world. Known as the Louvre, it is a stunning place where you could spend several days and still not exhaust its possibilities. A wonderful experience for the whole family.
Delicious treats to eat in Paris during the Christmas holidays
Due to its reputation as being the city with the best pastry chefs in the world, you probably already have some idea of the irresistibly tempting treats that await you in Paris during the Christmas period. Gontran Cherrier, Noura, Christophe Michalak…all the big names in patisserie unleash their creativity and apply their considerable skills to make the finest bûches de Noël (Christmas logs) and other seasonal delights that are guaranteed to bring extra panache to your Christmas table. Among the beautiful and delicious flagship creations we should mention the Bûche Passion by Gontran Cherrier, in which the eponymous fruit is complemented by a subtle touch of crème d’amande passion. Then there’s the white chocolate coated log with the flavours of the Orient presented by Noura, which will bring a hint of the exotic to your Christmas fare.
Hotel Royal Cardinal, a 2-star hotel in Paris, in the heart of the Latin Quarter