About Secrets of Paris

American-born travel journalist and guidebook author Heather Stimmler-Hall created the Secrets of Paris in 1999 to share the hidden side of the City of Light. Discover what you've been missing:

* Custom Travel Content 
* Free Paris Resource Guide
* Calendar of interesting Paris events
* Private Tours
* Monthly Secrets of Paris newsletter
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Calendar of Paris Events

January 7 - February 17
The annual Winter Sales, aka Les Soldes, take place beginning midnight in shops throughout France, particularly on clothing.

Through February 15
Skate on the Eiffel Tower! There is an ice skating rink on the first level of the Eiffel Tower, free for those who already have a ticket for the Tower, open daily 10:30am-10:30pm. Skip the line by taking the stairs, it will help you warm up, too! Skates size 25-47 (EU), gloves are required. 

Through February 15
At the Place de la Concorde is the Grande Roue Ferris Wheel. Each enclosed "car" holds six people. €10 for adult, €5 for kids under 10, open daily 11am-midnight (Fri-Sat until 1am).  

Secrets of Paris gives 10% of all tour fees
to the French food bank, Les Restos du Coeur

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Christmas in Paris: Village de Noël 

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Reader Comments (3)

Wow, thanks for posting the video. Very neat! I have to make sure my husband and I go there before they close for the season. I could really use some of that chili right now! It's freezing here in Seattle! And that was a HUGE vat of it, too.
December 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAshley M
nice video! :) i really enjoyed viewing it. The stand owners seemed to be in a merry mood too~
December 21, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteralivepixel
lol so cute and fun! Makes me want to be there! Thanks for posting!!!!! xoxo joyeaux noel!
December 22, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterchristine

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