There is something for everyone when it comes to shopping in Paris. Whether you are a foodie who could spend hours perusing the markets or are looking to buy the perfect french designer souvenir handbag – Paris has you covered. Below we’ve laid out an assortment of shopping experiences to have in Paris. Do you have a favorite shop in Paris? We’d love to hear in the comments below for future travelers!
Where to Shop in Paris
Rue Cler – Two block street perfect for picking up provisions for a Parisian picnic. Fromageries, boulangeries and every other type of food to satisfy any discerning foodie!
Paris Flower shops – At times you’ll feel they are on every street corner, but the Saint Germain neighborhood has a flair for the best!
The Paris Flea Market (Marché aux Puces de Saint-Quen) Located in Les Puces de Saint-Ouen and very busy on the weekend with shoppers searching stalls for valuable treasures
Le Marais Neighborhood – Unique boutique shopping
Rue Saint Honoré – Gorgeous streets of luxury shopping – Astier de Villate for homewares, Colette (a concept store), Diptyque for candles, Maison Goyard – The flagship store of the iconic totes – you can ask to see King Edward VIII’s trunk
Avenue Montaigne – See Parisian glamour at its finest. Lined with French and Italian designer stores and well-heeled shoppers
Saint Germain Boulevard – Bookstores, art galleries, and high-end boutiques
Le Bon Marché – An elegant department store founded in 1838
Place Vendome – Every luxury designer store in one very elegant square – From Louis Vuitton to Cartier + The Ritz
Champs-Élysées – At the base of the Arc de Triomphe grand avenue lined with all of France’s luxury shops as well as chains like Gap and Zara (Zaras in France are exceptional)
Galeries Lafayette – High-end shopping mall with a nice terrace and a view
Shakespeare and Company – Famous independent bookstore
Monoprix – A French version of Target (think food, wine, gifts, clothing, toiletries)
La Grande Épicerie de Paris – A food emporium that sort of reminds you of a fancy French Whole Foods – 3 floors of beautifully presented food
Sézane – An affordable and stylish French fashion line
Merci – Great place for souvenirs and a fashionable coffee shop
Citypharma – Pick up French pharmacy products like Bioderma and Nuxe
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