Christmas in La Champagne

Christmas is just around the corner and the villages and cities of La Champagne in full festive spirit — here are a few highlights

By Tourisme en Champagne
Published 8 Apr 2019, 23:51 BST
Christmas in La Champagne
Christmas in La Champagne

Reims Christmas Market
Set in front of the majestic Reims Cathedral, the market hosts 145 wooden chalet stalls where you can find everything from handmade decorations to costume jewellery and traditional sweets. There's also an outdoor ice rink and a new sound and light show. 21 November–28 December

Chalons-en-Champagne Christmas Market
Forty chalets will offer gift ideas including crafts, jewellery, ceramics and gourmet products such as oysters and chocolates. For entertainment, there's street shows, a festival of light and boat trips to enjoy. 30 November–24 December

Habits de Lumière, Épernay
One of the region's most popular shows, the facades of the main buildings will be illuminated and an impressive firework display will add to the city's atmosphere. 14–16 December

Children will love visiting Santa in his own home in the Grinyland Nature Park. From 17th November a winter wonderland is created. Follow one of Santa's elves through the workshops to get into the festive spirit, and even meet the man himself.

Sézanne offers a variety of festive activities throughout December with the turning on of the Christmas lights on the 1st. The city is decorated with garlands and red ribbons providing a backdrop for an array of events including concerts, children's shows, markets and an ice rink.

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