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Delight your taste buds with original Yule logs in Paris

The capital loves this holiday season and the world-famous monuments and department stores are spectacularly illuminated and festive events such as nativity scenes in various churches and Christmas markets are offered in a friendly atmosphere. Christmas shopping in Paris provides the perfect opportunity to prepare for this foremost family occasion and you can discover the delights of this year’s bûches de Noël (chocolate Yule logs).

Enjoy an autumn stroll in the Jardins du Luxembourg

With its French and English gardens, espalier orchard, apiary, greenhouses bursting with gorgeous orchids and its enchanting rose garden, the Jardins du Luxembourg offers the perfect place to enjoy the colours of autumn. Taking a stroll around this popular green space in the heart of Paris will also introduce you to magnificent buildings such as the Orangerie and the Davioud pavilion, as well as the monumental Medici fountain and the large, octagonal pool known as the Grand Bassin.

Ah Paris! Oui! But a Paris Beach with Paris Plages?

Why go to the Côte d'Azur when you can take your ease on a beach in Paris? Each summer the Paris Plages event finds the banks of the Seine transformed into beaches, with a whole host of activities on offer throughout the day. Then, in the evenings, various delightful parts of the city offer free screenings of movies beneath the stars.