Dreaming of a white Christmas in Chartres? It's possible... as we use to have snow in December at least for the last two years. Hey...you are not only expecting for the snow, are you?
If you are here in December, one thing you would not miss is Christmas market and numbers of attractions for kids and the whole family.
The annual tradition to celebrate Christmas in Chartres is Marché de Noël or Christmas market, which is usually take place on early of the month until almost Christmas.
Exhibitors and participants meet at Place des Epars to expose and sell their local products related to Christmas on the chalets.
Christmas Market at night in Chartres
This year in 2013, the Christmas market in Chartres opens from December 14 through December 28 with the opening hours as follow
Christmas market is not the only attraction you could have during this period. Some fun entertainments especially for children also merry this event.
The garland lights get the most attention of the kids
Entertainment for children on a chalet - La Maison du Père Noël (The house of Santa) opens on December 18 to 28.
My little boy's checking out the mailbox for Santa!
The illumination start on December 1 until December 24 from 5pm to 9pm with different animation on each day.
The royal portal (west facade) of Chartres cathedral
Enjoy your Christmas holidays in Chartres - Joyeuses Fêtes!