My Fondest French Christmas Memory: Coco

Hannah Duke 12/11/12

Coco says…

“My most fond Christmas memory in France is when I went to my first Christmas market and tasted vin chaud for the first time.

I went to the market in La Defense, which is definitely not one of Paris’ best, with three of my friends.


I had no idea what to expect and I instantly fell in love with it! We were all bundled up in our winter clothes and curiously explored all of the stalls.

Now that I am a Christmas market veteran I know where the good markets are, but the one at La Défense will always be special to me.”

What is your fondest French Christmas memory? Do you have a favourite Christmas market? Tell us in a comment below, or tweet us: @MaVieFrancaise, #MyFrenchChristmas.

Read more articles from the MaVieFrançaise® guide to Christmas. 

Image credits:
1. Marché de Noël à la Défense, by Pierre-Andre on Flickr

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