Where to Shop in Paris, France
From tiny boutiques on winding cobble stoned streets to some of the largest department stores in the world, Paris is a shopoholic's dream. The French phrase for window shopping " lécher les vitrines" translates to "licking the windows", and even if you don't live to shop, we guarantee that you'll be entranced by the artistic manner that shopkeepers display their items. For more detailed shopping tips on your trip to Paris, read the articles listed below.
Paris for Shopoholics - All the information that you'll need - where to stay, neighborhoods for shopping, and museums dedicated to French style.
Souvenir Ideas- Seven Souvenir Ideas for under 20 euros.
St. Germain des Pres Shop Walk - Detailed shop walk through the Left bank neighborhood of St. Germain des Pres. Visit high-end designers and small boutiques, then rest your feet in a famous Parisian cafe.
Ile St. Louis Shop Walk - A shopping tour that captures the essence of Old Paris - small boutiques, fromageries and gourmet delis, art galleries and the best ice cream in Paris.
Couture Walk - The most exclusive shops in Paris listed by designer.
Louvre Tour for Shopholics - Rather shop than visit a museum. Do both - enjoy the Louvre with this shopping themed walking tour.
How to Collect a VAT Refund - Step-by-step instructions on how to qualify and file for a valued-added-tax (VAT) refund.
How to Buy Lingerie in Paris - 87% of Parisians find Lingerie a necessity of life. Return from Paris with a sexy souvenir by reading this guide to the most famous brands of lingeries sold in Paris.
Paris Department Stores
Galeries Lafayette and Printemps - What to expect at these supersized department stores or Grand Magasins located in central Paris.
Shopping Tips for Galeries Lafayette and Printemps - Ten tips for maximizing your time and energy. Hints like where to pick up your tourist discount card, where the coat check is located, and where to stash any non-shoppers in your party.
Author: Cheryl Montgomery