Paris Shopping Malls sell good French food, wine, fashion and perfume at affordable prices. The biggest shopping malls are not in downtown, but some of them are easily reachable by metro. Les Quatre Temps in La Defense and Val d'Europe near Disneyland are recommended. Le Forum des Halles near Notre Dame and Le Louvre, now renovated and extended, is the largest shopping mall in the central districts. Do your shopping there as Parisians do. Best shopping in Paris.
Shopping is, with sightseeing, the top reason why so many people come to the City of Lights, the most visited 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 really possible to find anything you dream of in the city.
Nowadays, Parisians regularly go to Paris 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.
The Champs Elysees, Beaugrenelle, Le Forum des Halles and Carrousel du Louvre 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 Elysees Shopping Malls, have a parking. Aeroville, is the closest Shopping Mall for passengers in Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport.
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, Bellerose, Berenice, Camaieu, Claudie Pierlot, Esprit, H&M, Hollister, Lacoste, Levi’s, Maje, Manga, Marks & Spencers, Michael Kors, Nike, Pablo, Sandro, the Kooples, the North Face, Tommy Hifiger, Uniqlo, Zadig & Voltaire, Zara. 20' walk from Tour Eiffel. Beaugrenelle has a number of restaurants 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 and restaurants are open Monday to Sunday 10am to midnight. More Beaugrenelle pictures.
Charles de Gaulle Paris Airport, the largest airport near 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 brand new Aeroville Shopping Mall near Charles de Gaulle Airport fills that gap. Aeroville has 200 shops, a cinema multiplex, a practical parking. The Aeroville Shopping Mall is open everyday from 10am to 8pm. There is a low frequency free shuttle from RER B terminal 1 train station (taxi exit). Check schedule before your visit.
Aeroville is located in the cities of of Tremblay and Roissy-en-France, 500 meters from hotel Hyatt. Aéroville pictures.
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, New Look, 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 is a lively and central district of the city. 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.
Large and busy mall. Auchan hypermarket. Brands having a store include Agatha, Aigle, Alain Figaret, American Vintage, Apple Store, Armand Thierry, Aubade, Cafe Cotton, Camaieu, Caroll, Celio, Claudie Pierlot, Comptoir des Cottoniers, Cyrillus, Etam, Finsbury, Lacoste, Lancel, Le Coq Sportif, Le Tanneur, Levis, L’Occitane, Louis Pion, Maisons du Monde, Maje, Manfield, Mango, Marrionaud, Massimo Duti, Mauboussin, Monoprix, Naf-Naf, Nature & Decouvertes, New Look, Nike, Petit Bateau, Phildar, Pimkie, Princesse Tam Tam, Promod, Sandro, Sephora, Swatch, the Kooples, the North Face, Uniqlo, Yves Rocher, Zara. Les Quatre Temps Shopping Mall is open 10am to 8pm Monday to Sunday.
Very central. At the entrance of Louvre Museum. Features famous Printemps Department Store. Web site.
Medium size. Upscale.
Open Monday to Sunday 10am to 8pm.
Elysees 26, Galeries du Claridge and Arcades des Champs Elysees are mid-size shopping malls on Champs Elysees, a lively shopping district. Most stores are open on Sunday.
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. Locate Champs Elysees Shopping Malls on Paris map.
Detailed information on Champs Elysees shops.
5 minutes from Disneyland by metro. Hypermarket. Maybe the best Shopping Mall in town. 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 8.30pm 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.
Don't overlook Monoprix supermarkets. They are around the corner, 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.