Christmas in France – Today’s French

Joyeux Noel Boule Chaussette

Christmas in France

Noël – that’s how we say Christmas in French – is a family gathering and a national holiday. There are three big moments most French families love to celebrate on Noël. Learn about le réveillon, la messe de minuit, le matin de noël. Download the audio file and listen to Anne talk about it in French, read the translation, and take the quiz.

Mini Quiz - Noël en France

Choisissez la bonne réponse. Pick the right answer.
  • The cake traditionally served at the Christmas Eve meal is 'la bouche de noël'.
  • The Christmas Eve meal is undoubtedly the most important meal of the year, and it's on December 25th.
  • On Christmas morning, children wake up and find gifts in their Christmas stockings. 

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