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The most famous! Can I really avoid this one? Of course not! This avenue is very large, and offers a nice view on the Arc de Triomphe on one end, and on the Place de La Concorde on the other. It’s quite nice at night, all lit up with the … Read more ….
This street is located in the 16th area, the “classical chic” area of Paris. This is a one way street, quite narrow but long enough to be tired of shopping at the end. You can get of La Muette or Passy stations, which are located nearly on each end of … Read more ….
A long and large street in the 6th area. Between the station Montparnasse at one end and Saint-Germain des-Prés at the other end, you can also choose to get out of the tube at Saint Placide, Rennes, or Saint Sulpice stations! Tonnes of clothes, shoes, and accessories shops! If you’re … Read more ….
This part of the Boulevard Haussmann, located in the 9th area, behind the Opera de Paris (Garnier, not the Bastille Opera), is where the famous Printemps and Galeries Lafayette shopping centers are standing. Cosmetics, fashion, home accessories, each floor has a thematic. If you’re not tired yet, still between the … Read more ….
This discret street of the 8th area is between the Rond Point des Champs Elysées and Place de l’Alma (Alma-Marceau metro station) near the Seine. This is the place to find famous designers shops such as Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci. Nothing cheap there! Read more ….
Not especially known by tourists, I quite enjoy this large avenue of the 17th area, busy and lively. You’ll find big names like Darty (home appliances) and Fnac (books, films, music, photo shop, booking tickets for shows), but also clothes shops (1.2.3, Naf-Naf), lingerie, shoes, bakery (Paul), supermarket (Monoprix), and … Read more ….
Rue Saint Honoré, in the 1st area of Paris, is a “chic” place to shop. You’ve got expensive couturiers and more moderate designer boutiques.That’s also where you’ll find the trendy Colette (at n°213), a design emporium of clothing, art objects and electronics, with a photo gallery, a bookshop and an … Read more ….
The Rivoli street is one of the longest of Paris. It starts around the metro station and area of Saint Paul, in the 4th area, goes through the Hôtel de Ville and crosses the whole of the 1st area, passing along the Louvre and the Jardin des Tuileries. The first … Read more ….
Those Boulevards are perpendicular to each other and cross at the limit between the 5th and the 6th area, the Boulevard Saint Michel being this frontier. That’s where the shops are quite numerous and interesting, with a young and laid back atmosphere. This is the area of the universities (La … Read more ….
It’s not one street, but a few, around the Centre Pompidou, also called Beaubourg, which are going to attract you. You’ll find huge shops selling a variety of postcards and posters, and funny clothes boutiques. You’re in the 4th area, but carry on and cross the Boulevard Sébastopol and you’ll … Read more ….