Our quintessentially Parisian shopping itinerary

Looking for a corporate present for your clients or colleagues? In the run-up to the next summer sales, discover our Parisian shopping itinerary, from delicious goodies to crafts and typical shops.

BHV intérieur escalator

Paris, the world shopping capital, is packed with fashion boutiques, shops with delicious products and other souvenirs! All of which will delight your family and friends but also your clients and colleagues at a thank-you occasion or even a seminar. Some stores even offer workshops, catering spaces, rooms to organize events, and bespoke services such as a personal shopper. The challenge will be selecting from the latest accessories, delicious goodies, or crafts reflecting French expertise ... Follow our shopping trail through the streets of Paris!

The inimitable Grands Magasins

Printemps de l'Homme masculin singulier

Paris and its Grands Magasins (major department stores) … This is a great way to begin your stay in the capital, whether it be for a business trip or a group trip! The Printemps Haussmann offers you a unique shopping experience, with a total of 45,000 m² devoted to fashion and luxury goods. The store has unveiled new shopping spaces such as Printemps de l’Homme.  The latest offering in 2018 is the Printemps du Goût: a market, a grocery store, and restaurant areas rolled into one, plus a panoramic 360 ° view of Paris ... making it a novel venue for business lunches.

Galeries Lafayette défilé de mode

The Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, an icon of Paris fashion, has now put together workshops for an original team-building event. These include wine and cheese tasting, macaron making and even a fashion show – a great way to introduce your colleagues to Paris from a new perspective! For your events, the terrace, with its stunning views of Parisian landmarks, can be privately hired forup to 400 people.

La Vallée Village - Tax free shopping, Paris © La Vallée Village

After the Grands Magasins district, head to the Marais, home to the BHV Marais department store. You will find 2,000 brands in beauty, fashion, fine food, etc. The store also offers several places to eat, such as the famous ‘Perchoir’ – a wonderful rooftop bar for a relaxed after-work event.  Just on the outskirts of Paris, you can enjoy discount prices at La Vallée Village outlet. This shopping ‘village’ has numerous brands at reduced prices in more than 100 shops, just 5 minutes from the Disney parks and 40 minutes from Paris.

Gourmet hit list

Products of Paris children

Paris is the capital of gastronomy! It’s impossible to go on a shopping trip without stopping off at places selling delicious specialties from France and elsewhere. Start with the Rue de Rivoli, where the tea room Thé et Beauté Ladurée displays delicious teas and infusions in beautiful boxes. Nearby, Kusmi Tea also offers you a delightful range of the same beverages on the Champs Elysées, in a colourful 200 m² shop. The atmosphere is conducive to discovery, with an à la carte tasting area and a stand devoted to customization. For a nice gourmet souvenir, Products of Paris provides you with a bag made of jute containing creations byindependent artisans with small explanatory labels revealing the history of each product, such as honey from Paris, toffees or pâtes de fruits.

Manufacture de chocolat Alain Ducasse, cour, Paris © Pierre Monetta

Good wine enthusiasts will find their heart’s desire at Vintage & Cie, with its impressive collection of wines, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. A private room is available with cosy decor for unique customized tastings for up to 20 people, accompanied by experts. Chocoholics can visit one of the three Chocolat par Alain Ducasse addresses in the 1st, 6th or 11th arrondissements. Here, you can treat your clients to a range of chocolates, chocolate spreads, pralines and even candied fruits. Don't miss La Manufacture, in the 11th arrondissement, – a French arts and crafts workshop in the heart of the Bastille district.

Typically French shops

Laulhère - Boutique bérêts, Paris © Laulhère

Paris is also renowned for many other types of ancestral know-how! Parisian shops vie with one another in originality to illustrate this, mixing quality and passion.

For an authentic gift, opt for an iconic Laulhère beret – the epitomy of French chicLaulhère is the last traditional beret-making firm in France, and its unique boutique is on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.

Bring France Home - Intérieur, Paris  © BFM

Located in the Marais district, Bring France Home offers you the best of France in jewellery, authentic gourmet products, and even cosmetics. In a hurry? You can order online and receive your gift-wrapped product within 48 hours. Petits trésors de France puts high-range accessories together with culinary specialities to offer exclusive assortments of products, all made in France.  The Paris Opéra box, for example, includes a snow globe, honey, Angelina chestnut purée, a cookie plate, postcards and bookmarks. Finally, Groupe Monge, which has two shops, one in the  Notre Dame  district, and the other near the Eiffel Tower, sells cosmetic and perfumery products at very competitive prices. Note, a 15% immediate tax refund is accorded to customers outside the Euro zone.

On the way back

If you have been too busy with meetings and group visits during your stay in the capital to do some shopping, take advantage of your free time at the airport to take a bit of Paris home with you! The Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly airports offer a wide range of typically Parisian stores selling upscale fashion and gourmet food and drink. Paris-Charles de Gaulle is also recognized as one of the top 5 airports in the world for shopping, with totally redeveloped spaces to make your visit an unforgettable experience.  Of note, the Galerie Parisienne, close to terminals 2E and 2F, is the largest retail space in an airport in France. Have a good flight back, full of souvenirs!

Printemps Paris Haussmann

Department stores
64 boulevard Haussmann, Paris, 75009

Close to Opéra and Madeleine, Printemps is a leading department store in Paris. 45,000 m² are dedicated to fashion and luxury, in......

La Vallée Village

Stock outlets | Shopping centres
3 cours de la Garonne, Serris - Marne-la-Vallée, 77700

In an open-air village, discover more than 110 fashion and lifestyle boutiques offering the trendiest products from their......

Le BHV Marais

Art de vivre | Jewellery | Hats | Footwear | Concept stores, multi-brands | Department stores | Haute couture, luxury | Bookshops, CDs, photographic and computer equipment | Leatherwear and other bags | Children's fashion | Women's fashion | Men's fashion | Sportswear | Vins & alcools | Lingerie
52 rue de Rivoli, Paris, 75004

It is the place of quintessential Parisian shopping for organising your affairs and making the most of the superb terrace with......

Thé et Beauté Ladurée

Art de vivre | Souvenirs/toys | Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.)
232 rue de Rivoli, Paris, 75001

The adventure of tea and scents is intimately linked to the history of our Parisian house since 1862. So it seemed important to......

Products of Paris

Souvenirs/toys | Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.)
NC, Paris, NC

An innovative gift and souvenir service offering the best of authentic “Made in Paris” artisanal foods in modern, sustainable......

Vintage & Cie

Art de vivre | Vins & alcools
199 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, 75008

Located in the Parisian Golden Triangle, very close from the Arc de Triomphe, Vintage & Cie is a unique place, where you can find......

Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse

Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.)
40 rue de la Roquette, Paris, 75011

In the heart of the busy Bastille district, la Manufacture de Chocolat Alain Ducasse is a workshop where chocolate is artisanally......

Merci Gustave !

Souvenirs/toys
53 boulevard d'Ornano, Saint Denis, 93200

Merci Gustave creates and designs iconic Eiffel Towers reinterpreted and distributed as high end and trendy decorative......

Bring France Home

Souvenirs/toys
3 rue de Birague, Paris, 75004

Consider adding Bring France Home to your services to allow your customers not to go home empty handed after a seminar or......

Petits Trésors de France

Souvenirs/toys
NC, Paris, 75

A new concept of gifts and souvenirs boxes, 100% made in France ! For those who love France, Petits Trésors de France provides a......

Groupe Monge

Cosmetics, perfume
76 rue Monge, Paris, 75005

Opportunities for groups and small groups ( 5 to 10 pax) to organize « workshops » with some of our brands specialized in......

Paris Aéroport - Charles-de-Gaulle - Shopping Duty Free

Art de vivre | Jewellery | Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.) | Haute couture, luxury | Leatherwear and other bags | Vins & alcools
Aéroport de Paris - Charles-de-Gaulle, Roissy-en-France, 95700

The events meet and greet service run by Paris Aéroport enables you to create a welcome with better visibility, conviviality and......

Paris Aéroport - Orly - Shopping Duty Free

Art de vivre | Jewellery | Gastronomy (caterers, confectioners, etc.) | Haute couture, luxury | Leatherwear and other bags | Vins & alcools
Aéroport Paris - Orly, Orly, 94300

Your event starts in our airports! The events meet and greet service run by Paris Aéroport enables you to create a welcome with......