Think that the winter holiday obliges you to stay put and wait for the first spring blossoms to come out? Wrong! Just because the temperatures drop does not mean that Paris world not be a wonderful destination to go to with your loved ones.
There are a bunch of activities to do here, out of which going ice skating. In December, two skating rinks appear in Paris. One is put in front of the city hall, a few steps away of Seine and another one, a smaller one in the Montparnasse train station. The entrance is free but if you do not have ice skates you can rent a pair with 5 euros.
Do not miss the occasion to enjoy the ride with the Wheel. It is a 60 meters diameter Wheel, places in Place de la Concorde. During winter time it offers great views over Paris and Champs Elysees. The price for a ride is 9 euros.
The Christmas markets like in any other big cities are a must and a delight to the eyes. In Paris especially the pastry is very special and all the Christmas cookies are very colored. There are many Christmas markets here, so if one is immensely crowded you can easily go to another one – Place St. Suplice, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Gare de l’Est, Gare Montparnasse.
Besides all of the above, there are the decorations and the thousands of lights that will make Paris a fairytale city.