Locate the greatest Champs-Elysées shops on Champs-Elysées shopping map: Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, Longchamp, Sephora, Guerlain, Yves Rocher, Nike, Galeries Lafayette, FNAC, Apple, Renault. Shopping in Paris. Paris maps.
The famous Champs-Elysées avenue in Paris are the top high end shopping district in the city. In the district, Avenue Montaigne and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré concentrate many of the most exclusive French fashion brand shops.
Paris Metro: Champs-Elysées Clemenceau (line 1 and 13), Franklin Roosevelt (line 1 and 9), George V (line 1) and Etoile (line 1, 6, 2) metro stations.
The Champs-Elysées are seen clearly as a map from the top of the impressive Arc de Triomphe, the high point of the Champs-Elysées commissioned by Napoléon.
Twelve avenues radiate from the Arc de Triomphe, forming one of the most spectacular urban planning project in the city. The most famous of these twelve avenues are the Champs-Elysées, Avenue de la Grande Armée leading to La Defense business district and Avenue Foch, the most fancy residential avenue in the City of Lights.
Look towards the Champs-Elysées Avenue and the Louvre Museum 5km east on a straight line. Look towards La Défense 5 km west. Look towards the imposing Eiffel Tower at a distance. This is altogether one of the top 360° panoramic views of Paris.
The famous Avenue Montaigne is the Haute Couture avenue of Paris. It connects the Champs-Elysées Avenue to the Seine River, altogether a ten minute walk.
Whereas the Champs-Elysées shops are mostly mainstream fashion brand stores, Avenue Montaigne retains its dedication to luxury. Many high end fashion brands have a flagship store on Avenue Montaigne.
Avenue Montaigne is famous for Dior flagship store at number 30. Christian Dior, the French fashion designer, founded there Dior Haute Couture on December 16th 1946.
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A trip to the city wouldn’t be complete without a stop in Louis Vuitton’s flagship store on Champs-Elysées. This isn’t the largest Louis Vuitton’s store in the world. Shanghai store is bigger. But it’s the most visited and most successful luxury brand store in the city and altogether in the world.
Opened in 2005, the store’s design by Carnondale alone is worth a visit, never mind all the beautiful bags, shoes, couture clothes and exquisite jewels. The design concept included demolishing the existing interior floor slabs and wrapping the Champs-Elysées shopping avenue inside the building by re-constructing a continuous 4-level spiral of shopping terraces. Visitors never need to walk up or down traditional stairways and are in constant contact with the products and views of Paris. The dome of the Art Deco facade rises high above the avenue. The 1914 building is listed as a Historical Monument.
As driving and parking are quite difficult in the city, the metro is the most heavily used means of transportation. The metro is safe and clean. Locate metro lines and metro stations on the map. Find your itinerary in town. Check our Paris metro map
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The city is divided into 20 arrondissements, its administrative subdivisions with each a separate city hall and a zip code. As example, the zip code of the 1st arrondissement is 75001. Locate most city top sights on the Paris Arrondissement map.
There is a wide choice of hotels and apartments in town with very different quality and value for money. Most hotels are small and charming boutique hotels. Locate our favorite hotels in town and our favorite districts for hotels on Paris hotel map.
There is a huge number of restaurant in the city, both French and foreign. In general, the tourist districts offer poor value for money. But, there are exceptions. Locate our favorite restaurants in town on Paris restaurant map.
From the huge shopping malls to the small specialized shops, there are shopping venues matching your taste. Locate the best shopping venues in the city on Paris shopping map: fashion streets, department stores, shopping malls, flea market.
It is quite practical to have and use a printed pdf map when in town. Check and print in town the free printable Paris map pdf with the main streets of the city, the metro stations, the train stations and the top tourist signts.
Locate the top monuments on Paris monument map. It includes the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, the Louvre, the Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe, La Conciergerie, the Sainte Chapelle, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Palais de Chaillot.
The city is world famous for its top museums of art: Musée d'Orsay, Louvre, Centre Pompidou, Musée d'Art Moderne, Musée Picasso, Musée Marmottan. Locate and view the top museums on Paris museum map.
Locate the top gardens and parks on Paris garden map: Luxembourg Gardens, Les Tuileries, Parc de la VIllette, Buttes-Chaumont, Parc Monceau, Bois de Boulogne, Bois de Vincennes.
Locate and view the top sights on Paris sightseeing map: on one map, monuments, museums, parks and gardens.
Locate top tourist sights on Paris tourist map. It includes monuments, museums, gardens, shopping venues, restaurants
Discover the fabulous Seine river banks and its many famous sights, islands and bridges on Seine river map: Eiffel Tower, Palais de Chaillot, Musée d'Orsay, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame, Pont Neuf, Ile Saint-Louis, Ile de la Cité.
Montmartre is at the same time a village like hilly district and one of the most touristic districts in town. Discover Montmartre and its top sigths including Sacré-Coeur, Place du Tertre, Moulin de la Galette and Moulin Rouge on Montmartre map.
The Seine River splits the city into the left bank to the south and the right bank to the north. The left bank is one of the favorite districts of Parisians. Discover Luxembourg Gardens, the Pantheon, Saint-Germain des Pres on the map of Paris left bank.
Disneyland is the top sight of the city and of Europe. Locate and view Disneyland top attractions on Disneyland map.