A rather trim Pere Noel poses for a picture in between visits with French children. The empty chair next to Pere Noel or Santa is for his young visitors with their wish lists.
At the Christmas market in our neighbourhood, bright red Pere Noel or Santa hats are on offer.
The ever-popular Carossel de Jules Verne was kept busy Sunday afternoon, as lines of children impatiently waited their turn.
This little girl thought it was more fun to drape herself over the duck's back than to sit during the dizzying ride.
Children prepare to disembark, as the merry-go-round slows to a stop.