Shopping

Shopping ParisIn this article we will give some tips what and where to buy in Paris. Paris is one of the most popular cities in Europe and it is called the capital of fashion as well. In the city there are countless attractions and museums to check out and thousands of shops and stores to shop at.

In Paris you can buy everything and you can find everything you want from the world wide known brands and designer shops to the most unique small stores in the city. During a visit in Paris you may not know the best places to check out so to make your visit easier in Paris we will give you some basic information of the best places you can do your shopping and how to get there.

The shopping malls and centres in the city

There are plenty of shopping centres and malls in Paris so we will list some of the best malls to visit on a holiday. One of the main reasons to go to Paris is shopping and in the city you can do your shopping at different places: at the malls, fashion streets and at the department stores as well. Nowadays people choose to do their shopping mostly at the malls where the prices are reasonable and have a wide selection of different stores.

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall (12 Rue Linois, 75015 Paris, France)

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall is located in the centre of the city only a 20 minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower. The mall has approximately 150 stores and you can find the most famous brands, different cosmetics, shoe shops and restaurants as well. The Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 in the morning until 9 in the evening except on Thursdays when it is open until 10 in the evening. The restaurants at the mall are open from 9.30 until midnight and even on Sundays.

How to get there:
With metro: Bir-Hakeim line 6, Charles Michel line 10

Carrousel du Louvre Paris Shopping Mall (99 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris)

Carrousel du Louvre Paris Shopping Mall is also located in the heart of the city just right at the entrance of the Louvre. The mall is an underground shopping mall which has a wide selection of the different shops from technology (Apple), fashion, cosmetics, jewellery and restaurants as well. The Carrousel du Louvre Paris Shopping Mall is open every day from Monday to Sunday from 10 in the morning until 8 in the evening.

How to get there:
With metro: Palais Royal metro station on line 1

Carrousel du Louvre

Carrousel du Louvre Paris Shopping Mall

Champs Elysees Shopping Malls

Champs Elysees is one of the best known shopping street of the city also located in the centre of Paris. Here you can find the world wide known fashion designer shops from Gucci to Armani and so on but it is definitely not the cheapest place to do your shopping. Apart from the stores there are countless restaurants and cafe houses as well. Most of the stores are open from Monday to Sunday.

How to get there:
With Metro: Champs Elysees Clemenceau (line 1 and 13), Franklin Roosevelt (line 1 and 9), George V (line 1) metro stations.

Les Quatre Temps Shopping Mall (15 Parvis de la Defense – La Defense, Paris)

Les Quatre Temps Shopping Mall (La Defense) is located outside of Paris but it is only a 20 to 30 mins ride with the metro. It is one of the biggest shopping malls in whole Europe and it has a wide selection of stores, boutiques and restaurants. You can literally find every store there including the most famous and well known brands. The shopping mall is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 in the morning until 8 in the evening and on Sunday it is open from 11 in the morning until 7 in the evening.

How to get there:
RER A station La Grande Arche

Les Quatre TEmps

Les Quatre TEmps

Val d’Europe Shopping Mall (14 cours du Danube 77711 Marne la Vallee)

Val d’Europe Shopping Mall is located really close to Disneyland which means it is out of the city too. It is around 35 kms away from Paris on the east. At the shopping mall there are over 130 stores to find and countless cafe houses and restaurants to eat at. It is really easy to spend a whole day there as there are a lot to see and do. The Val d’Europe Shopping Mall is open every day except on Sunday from 10 in the morning until 9 in the evening.

How to get there:
With metro: RER A Marne la Vallee Chessy metro station

La Vallee Village Shopping Mall (3 Cours de la Garonne, 77700 Serris)

La Vallee Village Shopping Mall is an outlet shopping mall which is outside of Paris as well located really close to the Val d’Europe Shopping Mall. At the outlet shopping mall you can get 33% discount on the last year’s clothes. You can find all the French fashion brands and the mall is close to the Disneyland Paris. The Le Vallee Village Shopping Mall is open every day from 10 in the morning until 6 in the evening.

How to get there:
RER A Marne la vallee Chessy station

This place is related to and very similar to the outlet village outside Dublin named Kildare Village.

Aèroport de Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle (95700 Roissy-en-France)

Aèroport de Paris shopping mall has over 260 different stores and 130 restaurants and bars. This is the only shopping mall in Paris where you can shop duty-free. At the mall you can find all the world famous designer stores from Prada, Rolex, Gucci to Dior, Hennessy, Lancome and so on. The shopping mall is open every day from Monday to Sunday. Perfect if you have money left that you want to use on the airport before leaving Paris and France.

How to get there:
Bus: 19, 350, 351, N140, N143, Roissybus, Air France coaches, Noctilien night buses, Navette VEA shuttle, Filéo Roissy
Metro: RER Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1, Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2

One Nation Paris (1 avenue du Président Kennedy 78340 Les Clayes sous Bois)

One Nation Paris is the largest luxury and fashion outlet in France. At the mall you can get the minimum 30% discount on the products and the mall has approximately 112 stores. One Nation Paris is located in the suburbs of Paris near to Versailles. The outlet mall is open every day from 10 in the morning until 8 in the evening.

How to get there:
Shuttle Bus every day from Paris to One Nation Paris

Enjoy shopping in Paris, and feel free to share further information, advices and insight writing a comment!

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