Here are BordeauxLife we aren't quite sure what we are more excited about - our website going live or Christmas! After much lively debate and the inevitable vin chaud - Christmas has won. So what's happening in Bordeaux and it's surrounding areas this festive season.
Bordeaux Christmas Market
31/11/18 to 31/12/18
Allees de Tourny)
Almost 130 chalets make up the largest Christmas market in the heart of Bordeaux. Celebrations, sharing, gifts, fun for children - everything comes together to make Bordeaux Christmas Market the biggest in South West France
Christmas in Arcachon.
Arcachon is seriously cute at Christmas, the town feels really festive and there are some lovely activities including an outdoor skating rink. Don’t miss Father Christmas arriving by boat. A special moment to share with young children.
A Basque Christmas (not quite as naughty as it sounds!)
The Biarritz Festival of light illuminates the whole city. All the buildings in town (Sainte-Eugenie Church, Tourist Office, Bellevue Casino) feature amazing light shows.
Head to Biarritz’s Grande Plage to admire the celesta lanterns launch - 2,500 lights lanterns to be exact.
Where-ever your are and what-ever you chose to do for Christmas - this part of the world is a truly gentle, easy going, low key, family and friend oriented place to be
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