Guide to the markets this year in the Aude & Pyrenees Orientales

Christmas in the southern Languedoc Roussillon is full of tradition, magic and fun. This year, big events combined with Christmas Markets have been organised in the major cities of Carcassonne, Narbonne and Perpignan to delight children and adults alike, and smaller markets will be held across the region making it easy to get all your Christmas shopping done! Here is a list of the main markets across the region this year – for more information contact you local mairie.
produce on sale at the Christmas Markets

CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN THE AUDE

Castelnaudary – 17th December

Carcassonne – 12th – 24th December, plus appearances by Father Christmas, toboggan runs, ice-skating and many other events planned for the “Magic of Christmas” festival. For more details Click Here, or contact the CarcassonneTourist Office on 04 68 10 24 30

Chalabre – 24th December

Couiza – 10th December

Fleury d’Aude – 9th December

Leucate – 9th December

Narbonne – 2nd – 31st December, with the arrival of Father Christmas on the 22nd and 23rd and the culmination of the “Fairy tale Christmas” festival on the 24th at 15.00 and 18.00 – with fireworks, music and magic!!! For more details contact the Mairie de Narbonne on 04 68 90 30 30

Névian – 10th December

Quillan – 16th December

Saint Pierre des Champs – 10th December

Trèbes – 3rd December

Villeneuve-Minervois – 22nd December

CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN THE PYRENEES ORIENTALES

Amelie-les-Bains – 11th December

Argelès-sur-mer – 20th – 24th December

Bages – 11th December

Bolquère/Pyrenees 2000 – 24th December

Canet – 10th and 17th December

Céret – 18th December

Collioure – 9th – 12th December

Font-Romeu – 24th December, followed by a “sound and light” show and appearance by Father Christmas

Perpignan – 1st December – 24th December, part of the “Spirit of Christmas” festival including Catalan and Christian traditions, Nativity Plays and the Procession of the Three Magi. For more details contact the Perpignan Tourist Office on 04 68 66 30 30

Port-Vendres – 17th December

Saint- Paul de Fenouillet – 11th December

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