Paris Shopping Malls have a large choice of French specialties including fashion, perfume, wine and food. Le Forum des Halles near Centre Pompidou is the largest shopping mall downtown. Beaugrenelle is good shopping near Eiffel Tower. The largest shopping malls are not in downtown, but a few of them are easily reachable by metro. Les Quatre Temps in La Défense and Val d'Europe near Disneyland are recommended. Do your shopping as Parisians do. Shopping in Paris.
Shopping is, with sightseeing, the top reason why so many people come to Paris, the most visited city in the world. You can go shopping at the Department Stores, in the top fashion streets and at the myriad of stores everywhere. It is possible to find anything you dream of in the city.
Nowadays, Parisians regularly do their shopping in the spacious and modern Shopping Malls (Shopping Centers). These shopping venues combine choice, affordable prices and availability of restaurants. Most Paris Shopping Malls are open on Saturdays and Sundays.
Westfield Forum des Halles, Beaugrenelle, Carrousel du Louvre and Champs-Elysées Shopping Malls are close to some of the most famous sights in the city. They are therefore very practical. Farther away from downtown, Les Quatre Temps and Val d'Europe are the biggest. Mostly visited by locals, these Shopping Malls are easily reachable by metro.
These Shopping Malls, except Champs-Elysées Shopping Malls, have a parking. Aéroville, is the closest Shopping Mall for passengers in Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport.
Westfield Forum des Halles is the largest shopping mall in central districts with 150 shops. The many fashion brands represented include Aigle, Calzedonia, Celio, Claudie Pierlot, Comptoir des Cotonniers, du Pareil au Même, H&M, Lacoste, Levi’s, Etam, Gap, Mango, Naf Naf, Petit Bateau, Pimkie, Princesse Tam Tam, Promod, Sandro, Zara.
The spectacular canopy above the shopping mall is one of the newest attractions of the city. Les Halles district is lively and central in the city. Centre Pompidou, the Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Le Marais are all within walking distance. When the on going renovation work will be completed, the whole district will be the beating heart of the city.
With 150 shops, Beaugrenelle is the largest and newest Shopping Mall near the Eiffel Tower. Brands represented include Adidas Originals, Aigle, American Vintage, Ba&sh, Claudie Pierlot, H&M, Hollister, Lacoste, Levi’s, Maje, Mango, Pablo, Sandro, Sephora, the Kooples, the North Face, Tommy Hilfiger, Uniqlo, Zadig & Voltaire, Zara. 20' walk from Tour Eiffel. Beaugrenelle has 11 eating places including Lebanese Noura, Asian Panasia, French Cojean. The shops are open Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 8.30 pm, Sunday 11am to 7pm. Movie theaters are open Monday to Sunday 10.30am to 12.30am. Restaurants are open Monday, 10am to 12am everyday.
Les Quatre Temps is a large and busy mall in La Défense business district. Auchan hypermarket. Rebranded in 2019 as Westfield Les Quatre Temps. Brands having a store include Agatha, Aigle, Apple Store, Armand Thierry, Aubade, Cafe Cotton, Camaieu, Caroll, Celio, Comptoir des Cottoniers, Cyrillus, Etam, Finsbury, Lacoste, Lancel, Le Tanneur, Levis, L’Occitane, Louis Pion, Maisons du Monde, Maje, Mango, Marrionaud, Massimo Duti, Mauboussin, Monoprix, Naf-Naf, Nature & Decouvertes, Nike, Petit Bateau, Pimkie, Princesse Tam Tam, Promod, Sandro, Sephora, Swatch, the Kooples, Uniqlo, Yves Rocher, Zara. Les Quatre Temps Shopping Mall is open 10am to 8.30pm Monday to Sunday.
Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport, the largest airport of the City of Lights, has many duty free shops. Most of these stores sell luxury products. It is not easy to find in Charles De Gaulle Airport the local products Parisians buy such as fashion, food and wine at good prices.
The Aéroville Shopping Mall near Charles de Gaulle Airport fills that gap. Aéroville has 200 shops, a cinema multiplex, a practical parking. The Aéroville Shopping Mall is open everyday from 10am to 8pm. Bus lines 24 and 350 connect RER B Charles de Gaulle Airport terminal 1 or 2 train stations to Aéroville. The ride takes about 30 minutes. Check RATP web site. Aéroville is located in the city of Tremblay en France, 500 meters from hotel Hyatt. Aéroville pictures.
Very central. Underground at the entrance of Louvre Museum. Features famous Printemps Department Store. 36 stores and 11 restaurants. Medium size. Upscale. Open Monday to Sunday 10am to 8pm.
Elysées 26, Galeries du Claridge and Arcades des Champs-Elysées are mid-size shopping malls on Champs- Elysées, a lively shopping district. Most stores are open on Sunday.
Paris metro: Champs-Elysées Clémenceau (line 1 and 13), Franklin Roosevelt (line 1 and 9), George V (line 1) and Etoile (line 1, 6, 2) metro stations. Locate Champs-Elysées Shopping Malls on Paris map.
Detailed information on Champs-Elysées shops.
5 minutes from Disneyland by metro. Hypermarket. Maybe the best Shopping Mall in town with 190 stores. Open 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday. Sunday 10am to 8pm.
Outlet Shopping Mall dedicated to fashion. 33% discount on last year French fashion. Most French fashion brands are there. Close to Disneyland. Open 10am to 8pm Monday to Sunday. You can go there from Paris on a coach tour.
Prices are about the same in all Paris Shopping Malls and Shopping Centers, whatever their location.
There are two notable exceptions: La Vallée Village (see above) and, if you have a car, Quai des Marques, a well known discount French fashion Shopping Center. It is best reachable by car. Locate Quai des Marques on Paris map.
We warmly recommend the well known Monoprix supermarkets. Much smaller in size, they are around the corner. They design and sell great and affordable clothes branded Monoprix.
Shopping in the city of lights is unique: besides large shopping malls, the city has myriads of more typical shopping venues, from tiny specialist shops to large department stores.
You will also love the many markets with fresh products around the corner. Check list of best Paris Markets.