The City of Light comes in to its own over the winter months as the city literally lights up with Christmas spirit. Paris is one of the best shopping cities in the world and this month the French capital’s best department stores and boutiques transform their shop windows into festive spectacles. These stores don’t only offer great photo opportunities, they provide plenty of gift inspiration with the most covetable new season buys available.
Paris’s best hotels are also getting in the festive spirit with a whole host of magical events, including the French capital’s best Christmas afternoon teas. If you are seeking a way to work off the season’s indulgences, be sure to head to the newly opened Eiffel Tower gardens. However you are looking to celebrate the festive season, our guide to the best things to see and do in Paris in winter 2018 is sure to inspire.