For those who plan to visit Europe, Paris is undoubtedly included in the list of countries to be visited. Most of the people live in Paris are Roman Catholic, so visiting Paris on Christmas day would be magnificent. Paris celebrates Christmas. Most visited places in Paris are laden with Christmas lights and decorations: 150.000 lights ornament Champ Elysees, special display on the Grand Magasins, and concerts in popular venues. Below are some of the best destinations for Christmas Eve in Paris.
Dinner in Eiffel Tower
If you are up to a romantic dinner with your special one in your Christmas Eve, Eifel Tower of Paris is the perfect destination. Enjoy a three-course dinner while overlooking millions of Parisian’s light and Christmas Eve festivals from Level One of Eifel Tower. Dinner in Eifel Tower is also prestigious and a dream to many. During Christmas, tables in this place are sold out fast. So, you must book earlier.
Dinner Cruise on the River Seine
The Seine is one of the have-to-visit spots in Paris. In the evening, Seine riverside is festive with crowds and lights from exquisite buildings. It is one thing to dine in one of Seine riverside cafes, but it is another thing to dine while floating on the world most beautiful and famous river. As an alternative to dining in the Eifel Tower, a three-hour cruise dinner on the Seine while viewing the city light of Paris could be a comparably great choice to spend your Christmas Eve.
Sacred Christmas Eve at Notre Dame de Paris
For those who want to attend a Christmas mass, Notre Dame is one of the best destinations. Enjoy the colossal mass at the cathedral with finest French Gothic architecture in the world. Christmas mass at Notre Dame start at 4:30 pm, and then followed by several other masses until 11:55 pm. Start from 11:55, the church bell rang, and at midnight the last mass celebrated by the Archbishop of Paris. There are also some concerts of the world’s sacred masterpieces held at Notre Dame during December. It has been announced that, for Christmas 2019, there will be Gregorian chant and medieval music.
French Traditional Buffet at Paris Las Vegas
Lots of people in Paris spend their Christmas Eve for buffet in all around the city. One of the best restaurants for a Christmas buffet is Le Village Buffet in Paris Las Vegas hotel. This restaurant provides multi-flavored dishes from five Provinces of France in a multiregional French villages setting. Among the traditional dishes are penne a la puttanesca from Provence, golden mashed potatoes and rotisserie chicken inspired by taste from Burgundy, and savory crepes from Brittany. The acclaimed dishes on this buffet are Le Village’s Vanilla bean crème Brulee and macaroons.
Swan Lake at Opera Bastille
On December, Opera Bastille runs the famous Swan Lake ballet on many dates. This ballet is one of the things that should be included in your must-to-see list. Swan Lake is the retelling of a Nordic legend about a girl turned into a swan because of a horrible curse by Tchaikovsky. Spending your Christmas Eve to watch the cherished Swan Lake ballet would be an outstanding experience. It is better to book early since the seat is quickly sold out.
We suggest Le Meurice be the best hotel for Christmas Eve in Paris. Meet the combination of eighteenth-century opulence and contemporary chic architecture as well as the royal Tuileries Garden in Le Meurice. Strategically located in the Rue de Rivoli, this French palace hotel is ideal for those who aspire to explore the romantic and cultural aspects of the city. As a precaution, on Christmas day, lots of hotels’ rooms fully booked early, so book early for your room.