Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the…
Listen now 11 mins
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
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.