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Our Grand mansion in the trendy Marais is on Special for bookings in Paris from January 2013.
From 220euro per night (for 2 people) to 160euro per night!
A HUGE 60euro off the normal rate.
Enjoy an entire large guests suite in a private quarter of this luxurious historic mansion in the 3rd arrondissement, with your own private entry, large lounge room, bedroom, private ensuite, a wrap around L-shape 180degree terrace, free wifi, fresh traditional breakfasts daily. C'est Superb!
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5. B&B272 Annies apartment was once the home of French Impressionist Pissaro,
this is an artists inspiration, a quaint and special ambience in
Discount Christmas Special: 140euro per night for 2 people (from 165euro).
Features: Lounge/bedroom - lounge sofa bed can cater 2
more people, full kitchen, laundry facilities, private opening onto a
small courtyard, free wifi, Montmartre centre is less than a 1 min walk
6. B&B368 Petite Paris' most rated and guests favourite B&B is a modern /
classic and immaculately looked after home and B&B. A dream home in
Discount Christmas Special: 150euro p/night for 2 people (from 165euro) includes traditional French breakfast daily.
Features: Large guest bedroom with queen bed, private
ensuite with bath and shower, lounge room access, free wifi and 2
well-travelled Paris hosts who welcome guests like famil and offer
plenty of Paris insider information and tips.
2012 Guide to Whats On in the City of Lightsat Christmas!
NEW in 2012The Notre Dame Cathedral Market will be dedicated to arts, crafts and fine cuisine (with Santa). Open: Daily from 15 - 23 Dec, 2012. Location:Place Notre DameMetro:St Michel or Cite.
La Défense Market - 350 stands of traditional arts,
crafts and tempting things to eat/drink, at the largest, most festive
Christmas market in the surreal setting of high-rise buildings. Open: 21 Nov – 29 Dec 2012. Closed Christmas Day. Location: La Grande arche de La Defense Metro:La Defense.
Market and Ice Rink at Trocadero - Over 120 wooden chalets peddling gastronomic Christmas
goods, crafts, an ice-skating rink and "snow villages" right in the
middle of Paris, a giant igloo, snowman, this one's ideal for the kids. Open: Daily from 8 Dec - 2 Jan, 2013. Location:Place de la Trocadero (across from the Eiffel) Metro:Trocadero
Saint-Germain Market and Village of Father Christmas - Along Blvd Saint-Germain, 25 chalets will spread the Christmas magic. Shop for the family and taste seasonal goodies. Open: Daily from 6 Dec - 2 Jan 2013 Location:Place Saint-Germain-des-presMetro:Saint-Sulpice
Great neighbourhood option: Place des Abbesses - nestled in the heart of the quaint Montmartre neighbourhood. Open: daily from mid Dec 2012 - Jan 2013 Location: Place des Abbesses Metro: Abbesses
Paris City Council has set up 2 open-air ice rinks in front of the Hôtel de Ville
(Paris City Hall), one large and one smaller for youngsters. Skates can
be hired on site. This year the ice rinks operate from 16 Dec to 4 Mar,
CHRISTMAS CONCERTS in Magnificent Paris Churches
Enjoy Christmas music, classical or religious, at one of our favourite historic churches hosting special Christmas concerts. La Sainte Chapelle - Experience one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris while enjoying a superb performance from 8-31 Dec 2012. There's a New Years Eve Concert at 6pm 31st Dec. Location:4 boulevard du Palais 75001 View performances / book tickets here
Eglise de La Madeleine Christmas Concert
- Enjoy famous choral and instrumental works by the greatest composers
at one of the most beautiful churches from 15 Dec to 1 Jan 2013 Location: Place de la Madeleine. View performances / book tickets here
GOURMET CHRISTMAS WALKING TOUR Intimate Small Group Gourmet Christmas Walking Tour. Enjoy samples galore at Paris' enchanting Saint-Sulpice Christmas Market and specialty food.
regional, seasonal specialties and stroll around with an expert guide,
sip on hot spiced wine (vin chaud), and try beautiful christmas cakes,
gingerbread cookies. Continue to famous Paris food stores to enjoy
chocolate and traditional French sweets. Tour ends in a typical Parisian
tearoom - relax with a hot beverage while your guide regales you with
tales of festive French traditions. Book here
CHRISTMAS EVE MASS
The Archbishop of Paris officiates the traditional midnight mass at Notre Dame Cathedral. There's also a 6pm mass. Address: 6 Place du Parvis Notre-Dame, 75004. Map. Metro:Notre Dame or Cite
Sacre Coeur Basilica midnight mass and at 7pm Address: 35 Rue Chevalier de Barre75018. Map Metro: Anvers
Eglise de la Madeleine and Nativity - Doors open 9.30. Address: 1, place de la Madeleine 75008. Map Metro:Madeleine
2. Our absolute favourite - Chez Julien -
Tall gilded mirrors, plush furnishings, crystal chandeliers, some of
the best french food, and a stunning view of the Seine and Notre Dame
This is a special Christmas dinner spot. 1 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe 75004 Website
Interactive with web-links to all recommended hotspots, google map links to each location, easy index links to take you to your desired arrondissement, and links to our Paris B&B's located in each arrondissement. Et Voila - here it is, just for you, our
The book is a modest start to what will be a continually updated (twice yearly) directory of some of our favourite places and spaces in the city of light! Evolving into the best Paris City guide ever! Ha! We hope :) Filled with only our most favourite fabulous places; do not expect to find all the usual 'typical' attractions (louvre, arc de triompe yaaaawn - you can find those with your eyes closed). This book project of ours is the 'Petite' best-of-the-best, as we continue to explore and share the city of light with you.
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