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Christmas in Vars

Mountain magic and enchantment

This winter, Vars is transformed into a party paradise, offering every visitor unforgettable moments of joy and sharing. Get ready for a warm experience, where the magic of the holidays combines with the beauty of our mountains.



Farandole de Joie!

Plunge into the atmosphere of Christmas fairs, where the bursts of laughter from children on toboggans will mingle with the jokes of snowmen. Here, in the white theater of our mountains, every snowflake brings its share of joy. In Vars,the magic of Christmas is experienced with a touch of humor and lots of hearts, promising memorable memories for little elves and big reindeer alike!



Saturday, December 23

Christmas Village lights up!

Christmas Village lights up as soon as the sun goes down. Come and exchange a smile (or a wish list) with Santa Claus and discover an enchanting décor imagined by a woodcarver, accompanied by a hot drink in a musical atmosphere provided by “Bonjour, Au revoir”.

Christmas Market: Gifts and Delicacies

5pm – Our Christmas market is the perfect place to find gifts and enjoy yourself. Melting cheeses, wooden games and hot chocolate to warm hearts! Location – Parvis de l’office de tourisme de Vars les Claux

DIMANCHE 24 DÉCEMBRE : Réveillon Scintillant

Petit Déjeuner avec le Père Noël

A 10h, Santa takes a coffee break (and pastries) with you. Take advantage of this moment to plan your adventures in Vars and slip one last sweet word into Santa’s ear. Location – Parvis de l’office de tourisme de Vars les Claux

Soirée Magique et Lasers

A partir de 17h – The magic of Christmas is transformed into a laser show! Torches, lanterns and shooting stars for a magical family evening. Location – Sainte-Marie Tourist Office

MONDAY DECEMBER 25: Selfies with Santa

Poses with Santa

From 5pm – After his world tour, Santa will honor us with a photo session at 5pm. Whether you’re with your loved ones or your family, capture some magical memories! Location – Parvis de l’office de tourisme de Vars les Claux


Snow Market and Creations

The market opens at 8am for fans of local produce. At 10am, make way for the snowman contest: a chance to show off your polar sculpting skills. Location – Vars les Claux, next to the bus platform (market) – Plateau du Fournet (competition)

Children’s afternoon : Games and Enchantment

At 4:30 pm, children are king with games and music. And at 6pm, the show “Zéphirine et les légendes de Noël” will amaze young and old alike. Location – Salle Chastan, Vars Sainte-Marie

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27: Winter Adventures

Secret Trails and Snowflakes

Join the trackers at 8:40 for the first tracks in fresh snow. At 10am, plunge into the fascinating world of artificial snow. Location – Rdv Télémix Chabrières or TS Sainte-Marie

Creative Afternoon and Lucky Lotto

Afternoon workshops for budding artists, followed by a lotto at 20h – who knows, Santa may have left you one last present! Location – Salle Eyssina, Office de Tourisme des Claux


Workshops and Music

At 10am, make your own lip balm. Then at 4:30pm, join in the dancing around the nativity scene to the sound of Christmas carols. Location – Centre Oecuménique de Vars Sainte-Marie

FRIDAY DECEMBER 29: Relaxation and Greeting Cards

Greeting Cards and Yoga Workshop

Send your magical wishes after our card workshop at 10am. And at 6:15pm, roll out your mat for a yoga session – relaxation guaranteed after these festivities! Location – Salle Eyssina, Office de Tourisme des Claux

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