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Your ultimate France Christmas market guide.

 

Everything you need to know to plan a spectacular trip to France Christmas markets.

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Know Before You Go

France Christmas Markets: What You Need to Know Before You Go

The France Christmas markets are an incredible holiday tradition. The tips in this article will help you to have an amazing experience!

Where to Stay

BOMA Strasbourg

In addition to the hotel's great rooms, take advantage of its bistro and bar to take a break from the Christmas markets.

Sofitel Strasbourg Grande Ile

Rest in luxury while visiting the Strasbourg Christmas markets.

The Colmar Hôtel

This hotel is ideally situated within a 15-minute walk of Colmar's Christmas markets in Old Town Colmar.

What to Pack

Ultimate France Christmas Market Guide

Packing Tips

• Temperatures can vary greatly by location in France, so pack layers to adjust for temperature changes
• To emulate French elegance, pack clothes with clean, neat lines (like straight-legged pants and a fitted seater)
• Click on "Packing Tips" below for a detailed packing list

What to Eat

6 Best Things You Need to Eat at French Christmas Markets

Some of the best food in the world can be found at Christmas markets. Read on for the best things to eat at French Christmas markets!

What to Do

3 Magical Christmas Markets in France That You Will Love

France has many wonderful Christmas markets. But three stand out from the rest. Don’t miss these three magical Christmas Markets in France.

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Ultimate France Christmas Market Guide