French Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

By Mathilde Vuillemenot | Last update on March 19, 2024


Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, you start listing all the loved ones to offer a Christmas gift to. You go around your family, and the list goes on. Of course, as always, you are looking for thoughtful, distinct gifts: gifts that will surprise them at opening, and then delight them all year long. 

I love searching for original gift ideas for my family. I even write down my ideas throughout the year! So, this year, I thought that I could share some of the best French gift ideas for every member of the family. This selection will particularly interest you if you’re a Francophile or if you chose to have a French themed Christmas.

Ready to get inspiration and to bookmark your favorite French gift ideas? C’est parti! I invite you to discover my French gifts and ideas for all the members of your family: 


French Gifts for Mom

Whether it's a special gift for an avid cook, or something more decorative to brighten up her living room, this list of unique and special French-themed Christmas gifts will surely delight your mom. I have put together a list of 5 top presents from different French regions. 

French gift for Mom: a book to learn French cuisine

Et voilà my top 5 French gifts for Mom. And if you need for inspiration, check my collection of French gifts for her


French Gifts for Dad

The challenging quest to find a gift for Dad is happening again. How to find a gift when he already has everything and claims he wants nothing? I'm sharing a selection of 3 French gifts for Dad that will certainly surprise him: made in France gifts are unique and always a good idea! 

French country cooking

Need more ideas of French gifts for Dad? Discover my collection of French gifts for him


French Gifts for a Teenage Girl

Here comes a selection of French gifts for a teenage girl who admires Paris fashion style and all things Parisian. And she'll appreciate your thoughtful gift that much more because it will come from Paris!

Paris notebooks

Emily in Paris calendar


French Gifts for your Sister

French Gifts for In Laws


I hope this thoughtful selection brought you ideal ideas for your family. My final tips: for a full French themed Christmas, add a French gift tag to all your gifts. Check my 6 designs of French gift tags, you can pick your favorites to print (for free!).