Christmas in Paris: The Christmas Markets You Can't Miss in the City of Light

Paris is a city with plenty to discover every month of the year, but December takes it to another level. Fully immersed in the holiday season, the French capital fills up with markets and plans where strings of lights, winter recipes, and stalls for buying souvenirs become a must.

From Hotel Pulitzer, with our privileged location in the 'Opera district,' we aim to guide you on an unforgettable journey through the most enchanting Christmas essentials in the city. At the end of the day, our Lobby Bar & Restaurant awaits you to relax and share stories from your Parisian adventures.

A market with the Eiffel Tower in the background

Located in front of the city's most recognizable and universal icon, this market is a marvel of lights and flavors. While not as large, it offers a selection of French delights to savor with a vin chaud in hand. At nightfall, the hourly lighting of the Eiffel Tower is an unmissable spectacle.


The Hotel de Ville market is perfect for an evening visit

This charming market, located in front of the Paris City Hall, stands out for its elegance and an abundant array of entertainment. Ideal for families, it offers activities for children and dazzling Christmas decorations that add a lot of charm when night falls.


The most modern Christmas market, the one at La Défense

It's not technically in Paris, but it's the largest in the region. With a unique atmosphere surrounded by modern buildings, it offers a wide variety of gifts and culinary delights, especially Alsatian.


Experience Christmas like a Parisian at the Jardin des Tuileries market

Famous for its mix of market and carnival, the Tuileries is a quintessential festive destination. With over 100 chalets, a champagne bar, ice rink, and the stunning Ferris wheel, it provides a magical experience for the whole family (not to mention the presence of Santa Claus).


Paris exudes luxury at the Christmas market of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

This market is a luxury destination with over 20 stalls selling exclusive gifts and French delicacies. Situated near the beautiful church of Saint-Germain, it makes for a perfect spot to soak in the Christmas spirit.


For the most romantic souls: the Abbesses Christmas Market

At the heart of Montmartre, this market is more intimate, featuring around 20 stalls of local products, a champagne bar, and a very relaxed atmosphere. It's perfect for those seeking a quieter Christmas experience.


The tradition prevails at the Notre Dame Christmas market

Located in front of the cathedral, this market offers high-quality handmade products and a wide variety of gourmet foods. Additionally, its decoration with lights and reindeers is perfect if you want to take a picture that will get a record number of likes.

After a full day exploring Paris's Christmas charms, from the dazzling markets to the city's majestic lights, Hotel Pulitzer Paris emerges as a haven of tranquility in the heart of the French capital. Imagine returning to an environment where every detail has been carefully curated to ensure your well-being. Our 44 rooms, each with its own personality and bathed in natural light, stand as the perfect retreat to unwind after a bustling day. Here at the Pulitzer, we understand that your rest is as important as your daytime plans.


The hotel's Lobby Bar & Restaurant is a space where style and comfort blend, offering a cozy and eclectic atmosphere, perfect for unwinding or reconnecting. Fancy a relaxing drink accompanied by good music and a warm ambiance? You've got it. Open from noon until late into the night, our bar and restaurant are the preferred meeting point for both locals and visitors. Here, you can get lost in conversation, soak up the place's charm, or simply enjoy a moment for yourself, immersed in the Pulitzer atmosphere.