iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Christmas in Paris

Listen now 11 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Christmas in Paris

Duration:
11 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 December 2013

A special essay from Joanna Robertson relishing the seasonal sights, smells and tastes of the French capital at Christmas. From free amusement rides to religious-themed patisserie, from the dazzling shop-window tableaux to the renowned circuses, there are many special ways Paris marks the season. But while the city can indeed seem a paradise to children, not everyone shares in the magic...

Introduced by Pascale Harter. Producer: Polly Hope.

Photo: A child looks at toys in the Christmas windows of Paris department store 'Printemps', Credit: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

Broadcasts

Free download

  1. Image for From Our Own Correspondent

    From Our Own Correspondent

    Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.