40 Essential French Christmas Words to Put You in a Festive Mood

A close-up of a Christmas tree decorated with bright green and yellow, silver, and red Christmas balls, as well as large snowflake ornaments that look like they light up at night, some white and some red.

As Christmastime comes near, you may find yourself wondering how to talk about this holiday in French. So, here’s a little gift from us to you: French Christmas vocabulary! French Christmas ambiance and traditions Noël – Christmas Joyeux Noël – Merry Christmas/Happy Christmas le réveillon (de Noël) – Christmas Eve. Note that réveillon means ‘Eve’ …