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Champs Elysees facts

The Champs Elysees in Paris are one of the most famous avenues in the world. 70 meters wide, the Champs Elysees run for 1910 meters in a straight line up hill from Place de la Concorde, the largest square in Paris, to Arc de Triomphe.

The Champs Elysees were commissioned in 1667 by Louis XIV (picture), the King of Versailles Palace, in the perspective of the Louvre and Tuileries Gardens. More Champs Elysees facts. Champs Elysees pronunciation

Shopping on Champs Elysees

The Champs Elysees Avenue may be the top Paris shopping district. Many very famous brands have long established there a large showroom or flagship store.

Fashion and cars are specially well represented. As the Champs Elysees are also one of the most expensive avenues in the world, you won't find independent shops there. See list of stores on Champs Elysees.

Champs Elysees on a Paris tour

For convenience, see the Champs Elysees on a guided Paris tour or on a Paris by night tour. Attending the Lido show is a great way to see the illuminations.

The walking tour up the Champs Elysees shopping area from Franklin Roosevelt metro station (line 1) to Charles de Gaulle station (line 1) takes 30 minutes.

In two hours, do the greatest Paris walking tour from Louvre to Arc de Triomphe through Champs Elysees.

Champs Elysees hotels

If you come to Paris for city life and shopping, it is a good idea to book your hotel near Champs Elysees.

Champs Elysees metro

Paris metro: Champs Elysees Clemenceau (line 1 and 13), Franklin Roosevelt (line 1 and 9), George V (line 1) and Etoile (line 1, 6, 2) metro stations.

Champs Elysees map

Explore Champs Elysees with map of Champs Elysees.

Champs Elysees paintings

The Champs Elysees are often painted with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.

The flower seller on Champs Elysees
(Louis-Marie de Schryver)
Champs Elysees and Lido
(Edouard-Leon Cortes)

Louis Vuitton - Paris Champs Elysees
Louis Vuitton flagship store, 101 Champs Elysees

Map of Champs Elysees

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