Practice these French Christmas carols before you go so you can sing along with the locals. Or, learn French at home with your family. They are a great way for the whole family to learn basic French and have fun too.
French Christmas Traditions
Learn how the French celebrate Christmas and the French Christmas traditions they share as a country.
Regional Christmas Traditions in France
Christmas traditions in France have so many interesting regional differences. Provence, Brittany France, Normandy, the Alps, to name a few all have their own ancient Christmas customs that they still celebrate today.
Santon de Provence
Santon de Provence are traditional nativity figurines originating from the region of Provence just after the French revolution. Today they are used across the country to decorate homes for Christmas.
Top Ten Christmas Gifts
Take a look at our pick for the top ten Christmas gifts for those special people in your life that love France.
Yule Log Recipe (Buche de Noel)
The Buche de Noel is one of the popular French foods to serve at Christmas. You can have it at your holiday feast with this easy to use famous French desserts Yule log recipe.
Buche de Noel Lore
The Buche de Noel is the oldest French Christmas tradition. The first mention of it appears in Celtic Brittany. Today it is a dessert but back then it was a log from a tree which is what "buche" means in french.
French Christmas Desserts
Buche de Noel is not the only delicious French Christmas dessert. There are many colorful and tasty desserts coming from Provence (the famous, les treize desserts) and Alsace regions of France, and many more...
Paris at Christmas
Paris at Christmas is a wonderland of beauty with lots of fun things to do. A hop, skip, and a jump for you lucky folks who live nearby. Do a weekend in Paris!
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