Traditions - General Info

Christmas Plants - Holly berries

Christmas Plants – Symbolism and Origins

Poinsettia, holly, Mistletoe and Ivy are the four traditional Christmas plants whose Pagan symbolism was adopted and transposed by the Christians

Bread in one of the Parisian baker shops

Bread, a basic nutrient in the French diet

Bread has been part of the French diet for millennia but the art of baking leavened bread was imported from Mediterranean countries during the Middle Ages

Advent wreath

Advent Christian Festival – Jesus’ Birth

Advent Festival starts the 4th Sunday before Christmas, it last four weeks and is celebrated with a wreath and candles which all carry specific symbolism

Express train RER from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris

January 12 2020

Express train RER from CDG Airport to Paris

Traditions – General Info Express train RER from CDG Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris in 30mn by the express RER train link The express train link RER is the second most popular means of transport from CDG airport to Paris after the taxi. It’s also fast and good value for money,…
New Year greeting cards tradition in France

January 9 2020

New Year greeting cards tradition in France

Sending greeting cards is a tradition that originated in Asia centuries ago and became popular in England and France in the mid-19th century
How to get to Paris from Charles de Gaulle Airport

March 30 2019

How to get to Paris from Charles de Gaulle Airport

Discover how to get to Paris from Charles de Gaulle Airport using one of the three main means of transport, taxi, fast train RER and bus
Buses from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris - Roissybus

March 27 2019

Buses from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris

Direct buses from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Paris are a fast and economical means of transport while standard public buses are the cheapest but slowest

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