Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022 Shopping in Paris
Here are our three ideal shopping itineraries.
Chic shopping and Parisian elegance:
Let’s start with the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in these streets mingle designer shops, great fashion designers and international brands. Take a gourmet break in the emblematic Café de Flore dating from the end of the 19th century before continuing your walk towards the rue de Rennes. On your way, you can pass in front of the uniquely styled Saint-Sulpice church and continue your walk to the Saint-Germain covered market and the surrounding shops. Going up the rue de Sèvres you will arrive at the Bon Marché, the first department store in Paris, a real institution! You will definitely find your happiness there.
Access from Le Belleval: Line 12 from Saint-Lazare station to Sèvres-Babylone
Relaxed shopping in a creative atmosphere:
Nothing better than a shopping day in the famous Quartier du Marais! You will find your happiness around the Carreau du temple, art galleries, photo galleries and restaurants, this district is full of very good addresses. Do not miss The Broken Arm, between galleries, shops and cafés, this place is ideal for your shopping day in Paris. Heading towards the Hotel de Ville, you can go to the BHV Marais, this department store is one of the must-sees. With its roof terrace, you can stop for a drink at Le Perchoir while admiring the view of the Seine and Paris. During the journey you will pass in front of many shops to please you.
Access from Le Belleval: Line 3 from Saint-Lazare station to Temple
Shopping on the heights of Paris:
Explore Montmartre and let yourself be lulled by the charm of the alleys of this district. The biggest French brands are present but also designer boutiques. Lovers of jewelry, leather goods or textiles will be delighted. Don’t miss the Sacré-Coeur basilica to admire one of the most beautiful views of Paris. On the way down, stop at Place du Tertre to eat and admire the artists exhibiting their works or offering to paint your portrait. You will find many unusual places in this district linked to French art and culture, the bust of Dalida, the Wall of I love you or the vineyards of Montmartre.
Access from Le Belleval: Line 12 from Saint-Lazare station to Abbesses