Christmas in Paris

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

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Christmas Day 2013 09:50 GMT

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