Shopping in Paris

Come to Paris for shopping

Shopping is one of the top reasons people come to Paris. You can buy anything you dream off in Paris. Interesting shopping venues are everywhere, ranging from tiny specialty stores to large Shopping Malls.

Shopping on Sunday in Paris

Stores are generally open on Sunday in two top Paris shopping districts: Champs Elysees and Le Marais.

Louis Vuitton fashion store in Paris
Vuitton, 101 Champs Elysees, a top Paris shopping district
Shopping in Le Printemps, Paris
Shopping in Le Printemps Department Store

Fashion shopping in Paris

A few streets specialize in high end fashion with specialty stores from the most exclusive brands. The most famous fashion streets are Champs Elysees, Rue Saint Honore, Avenue Montaigne and Rue de Sevres.

Paris Department Stores sell the two most famous products from France: fashion and perfume. The top Paris Department Stores are a traditional destination for quick and easy Paris shopping. As a cheaper Paris shopping alternative, go to a Paris Shopping Mall.

Paris Shopping Mall near Eiffel Tower

You have litte time in Paris. Combine the Eiffel Tower and shopping in near-by Beaugrenelle (web site), a trendy and beautiful Shopping Mall. Have lunch there in a good restaurant (we love Panasia and Noura).

Shopping in Beaugrenelle is attractive: French and international fashion, perfume, watches, pastry shop.

The 15' walk on the Seine lower quays from Eiffel Tower to Beaugrenelle is easy, beautiful and romantic.

Paris Shopping Mall near Eiffel Tower
Beaugrenelle, Paris Shopping Mall near Eiffel Tower
Shopping in Paris: Le Marais
Boutique, rue des Francs Bourgeois in Le Marais

Shopping in Paris: looking for unique things

Walk in Paris core districts and look around. You find great specialty stores selling things you can only buy in Paris. The Paris shopping arcades are great for that.

A few well known streets specialize in one trade: Rue des Francs Bourgeois in Le Marais combines fashion and decoration. The district around Rue de Seine, rue Jacob and rue du Bac near Orsay Museum is the right place for art and antiques (see Carre Rive Gauche web site). Viaduc des Arts, near Opera Bastille is great for unique craftmanship (see Viaduc des Arts web site).

Paris shopping: best Paris food stores

You want to bring back home fine french food or french wine. Discover the best food stores in Paris.

Paris shopping: books and music

Find the best bookstores and music stores in Paris.

Paris shopping map

Locate these Paris venues on Paris shopping map.

Paris shopping: La Grande Epicerie
Find any king of food at La Grande Epicerie
Paris bookstores: Galignani
Paris bookstores: Galignani

Sale season 2015 in Paris

Shopping in Paris is not cheap. For fashion, come in January or June, the sale seasons. The 2015 winter sale season started at 8am on January 7th and ended February 10th. The 2015 summer sale season will start at 8am on June 24th and end on July 28th.

Discount shopping in Paris

At anytime, go to La Vallee Village near Disneyland Paris (this is easy with Paris to La Vallee Village tour) or to Quai des Marques (taxi recommended), two well known discount French fashion Shopping Malls.

Shopping in La Vallee Village near Disneyland Paris
Shopping in La Vallee Village near Disneyland Paris
Paris shopping: Flea Market
The Paris Flea Market has everything

Shopping in Paris: Paris markets

Paris open air shopping venues are at the heart of Paris unique atmosphere. Go to Paris markets, where Parisians buy vegetables, fruit, meat, fish and flowers.

The Paris Flea Market is famous for antiques and a myriad of old things including clothes and postcards.

Combine Paris shopping with sightseeing: walk along the Seine river left banks and buy books and old Paris prints at the "Bouquinistes" outdoor quay shops.

Map of Paris shopping venues

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