University:

Email Address:

Phone Number:

Study Abroad Blog

Flight Credit Get a Flight Credit worth up to $1,000 when you apply with code* by September 12, 2024

The Christmas Markets in Grenoble

December 23, 2015
by CEA CAPA Content Creator
SHARE SHARE
It is that time of the year again where the hot cider is boiling, the spirit of Christmas is building, and holiday decorations are glistening.  This year, I will experience my first Christmas abroad and each day that I walk through Grenoble I get more and more excited. There are twinkling Christmas lights throughout the city adding a new cheery sparkle to this little corner of France.
 The Alps covered in a blanket of snow

The snow is on the high peaks of the Alps and this tells us the winter months have arrived. The Rhone Alps have never looked as magical as they do now, covered in the powdery snow.
 A bright and cheery day!

Among the beautiful scenery the holiday spirit is being spread as the Christmas markets right in the center of town add a lively new touch. You can find so many things at these markets from great foods, to traditional hot drinks, Christmas trees, and gifts for all.
 Christmas market shops set up in park Victor Hugo.
 
 Holiday treats for sale. Get your bonbons (candy) here.

The markets remain up until Christmas day and each night you can find new entertainment surrounding the stage space as there are all kinds of band performances.
 Hot cider and wine can be purchased at the Christmas Markets.
 
 Christmas market food is amazing and the aroma of all the delicious foods fills the air.

I love the little markets we have here in Grenoble. They are just the best way to spread holiday cheer, and gather with the community for fun-filled nights, or a cheery day as they open at 10 am.

Aslin Trepanier is the Fall 2015 MOJO Photographer in the French Alps, France. She is currently a junior at Johnson State University.

 

 



Read more about our CEA CAPA Content Creators.
 
Load more comments
Thank you for the comment! Your comment must be approved first
comment-avatar


MUST-READ BLOGS


VIEW POSTS BY DESTINATION


VIEW POSTS BY CATEGORY

Receive a $1,000 Flight Credit when you apply by September 12, 2024

Get your flight credit code and access to Passbook in two easy steps. With Passbook, you can track your favorite programs and courses, save flight credits, and watch videos on the destination you're interested in.

Apply Now

Step 1 of 2

Step 2 of 2


*By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive recurring text messages from CEA CAPA Education Abroad notifying you of important program deadlines. Message and data rates may apply.

Privacy Policy   |   Mobile Terms   |   Flight Credit Rules

Your flight credit has been added to your Passbook. Apply now or view your Passbook to begin the next step in your journey.

LET'S CHAT