The Arc de Triomphe from the top of the Champs-Élysées
Christmas illuminations on the Champs-Élysées avenue
Illuminated fountains - Rond-Point des Champs-ÉlyséesThe avenue is also home to upscale shops, cars manufacturer showrooms, famous restaurants (the Fouquet’s) and luxury brands.
Christmas decorations on the Cartier shopAt Christmas, the avenue is illuminated and very crowded. They also organise a lovely Christmas market in the lower part of the avenue.
The Champs-Élysées in paintings
I was surprised that I could not find that many paintings of the Champs-Elysees. Here are two:
La Modiste Sur Les Champs Elysees by Jean Béraud [Source : Wikimedia]
The Champs Elysees During The Paris Fair Of 1867 [Source: Wikigallery]
I wish everyone a happy Christmas and end-of-year celebrations.