Nativity scenes, midnight mass, Yule logs, hot-spiced wine, Alsace-inspired marchés de Noël…Christmas in France is a magical time when holiday spirit mixes with age-old traditions. Though you might not think of celebrating the season away from home, here are ten towns with ten excellent reasons why you should.
There is in France a famous children’s song about a girl who walks through Lorraine in her clogs. Yet few foreign visitors follow in her footsteps. This is a shame as there is a rich and unique culture here with much to offer the intrepid.