The French Traditions of Christmas

Time to relax and enjoy the season! The next few posts will highlight Christmas
traditions in France, along with Christmas is a post about French Christmas Traditions.

"Advent Calendars are of course given to eager French children in anticipation of
Christmas. Although the original versions contained pious images, the modern-day
ones are filled with toys and chocolates. At Christmas time, the local postman or
fire fighter will knock on every door, selling calendars for the coming New Year.
The post office calendars are called 'Almanach du facteur'." via -