Welcome to the official Europe's Best Destinations website

  • Search
  • Notifications

    Best Destinations 2018

    From Wroclaw to Athens, travellers have selected the best places to visit in Europe.

  • Follow us

Hotels in Montbeliard



From 25th November to 24th December 2017



Located in Franche-Comté (Eastern France), the town of Montbéliard – well known for its hospitality- turns into a pure enchantment few weeks before Christmas.


During the time of Advent, Montbéliard revives the tradition of Württemberg and organizes a Christmas market like no other with 160 lovely stalls full of authentic and high quality items. Taking a stroll down the illuminated streets, the visitors may taste the delicious gastronomic products from Montbéliard and France, marvel at the variety of art and crafts, dance to the music and the sound of choral songs… and for the 2017 edition, our guest of honour will be Corsica.


The event is more than a traditional Christmas market and Montbéliard is paying attention to every detail to make sure the Christmas Lights offer all their wonders to the 570 000 visitors.


Best hotel deals for Christmas

in Montbeliard

Ibis Styles Montbeliard

Ibis Styles montbeliard  ★★★

From €85 / night

2-minute walk from the train station

Fitness centre, free Wi-Fi 


Citotel Bristol

Citotel hotel Bristol  ★★★

From €70 / night

Just 150 m from the train station

Indoor swimming pool and a sauna


Hotel de la Balance

Hotel de la Balance

From €69 / night

200 m from the Montbéliard Castle

The hotel offers a terrace and free WiFi 


Christmas in Montbeliard

image gallery

Top things to do

in Montbeliard during the Advent 

Taste French typical gastronomy, enjoy authentic art and crafts

Advent in Montbeliard
Advent in Montbeliard


Set in the town centre, the Christmas market is a real jewel. It benefits from the architectural and patrimonial quality of Montbéliard, Town and Land of Art and History. The market is settled around the Saint Martin’s temple, the oldest church of France dedicated to the Reformation (1601).


160 craftsmen/exhibitors coming from Europe are proud to share their savoir-faire. Foie gras, Saucisse de Montbéliard, cheese, mulled wine, chocolates and biscuits… Silk scarves, ceramics, wooden toys, paints… tourists will taste the best of French gastronomy and find the perfect gifts for Christmas.


Come in a warm atmosphere full of magic

Advent in Montbeliard
Advent in Montbeliard


The twinkling lights make the fame of Montbéliard. Magic and unique, they gave their name to the event. At nightfall, the city centre offers a truly enchanting display of stars... Thousands of lights – arranged in arches and pyramids- are very carefully chosen to dress the places and bring colours to the walls in each street.


Visitors will be able to celebrate Lucia with 150 children, dressed in white and crowned with candles, singing songs to celebrate the Saint patron of lights.


Feel like a kid again

Advent in Montbeliard
Advent in Montbeliard

Sweet smells of cinnamon, honey and gingerbread… the enchantment of Christmas make the visitors feel like kids again… they enjoy spending time with family and friends under the peculiar atmosphere full of magic settled in this particular town.


Kids are happy to have fun skating on the ice rink, riding on merry-go-round and create all kind of things in the Elfin’s Workshop… In Montbéliard, Aunt Airie, the good fairy, wanders through the streets with her little donkey, telling people about her story. She gives chocolate to the little ones just before the arrival of Santa Claus...



Best Christmas Destinations in Europe