Le Touquet Christmas Market 2018

Written by on November 26, 2018 in Christmas Markets

Le Touquet is a smart, chic and delightful seaside town on the Opal Coast about 45 minutes from Calais. Famous for its lights, shops and art deco covered market place, Le Touquet makes for a lovely Christmas market visit.

This year the gorgeous Le Touquet lights will be illuminated on Friday 30 November. The Christmas market will take place on 8 and 9 December 2018.

Christmas in Le Touquet

As you enter the town of Le Touquet you’ll be welcomed by the sight of the Christmas village and the lovely band stand covered in thousands of twinkly lights. The roads are lined with Christmas trees and more lights and the whole place charms with its a celebratory festive spirit.

On weekends and school holidays, take a horse drawn carriage ride through the town. The Christmas village will be open with its little chalets selling artisan goods and sweet treats. Get your ice skates on for the rink. Take in a concert, there’s a programme of Jazz and choir music. Visit Santa Claus or just wander and admire the fabulous window displays. Hotels, restaurants and shops will be putting on a grand display of festive spirit and menus.

There are plenty of places to stop for a hot chocolate the art deco, glass of wine or Champagne – why not it’s Christmas – and the bar at the art deco Westminster Hotel serves all three in style!

For a tasty lunch (or dinner), Chez Perrard, rue de Metz, is a legend in Le Touquet. Delicious fish soup and the freshest fish dishes including bouillabaise. They have a great bistro, heated outdoor barbecue area and a swanky oyster and wine bar.

Le Touquet Christmas market in the covered art deco market area 8 and 9 December. Le Touquet Christmas lights from 30 November to 6 January 2019.

See the Le Touquet Tourist Office website for more information.

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