With the imminent arrival of the Christmas period, the Parisian capital has donned her festive finery. To help you to choose gifts that will please the whole family, we offer an overview of the best places to do your Christmas shopping.
The Alsatian Christmas Market will be held at the Gare de l'Est from December 1st to 16th. Here you can discover many fine food artisans and producers who will invite you to sample their gastronomic delights.
The Saint-Germain-des-Prés Christmas Market will run from November 13th to January 8th and offer a walk in the heart of the village of Father Christmas, with around thirty picturesquely decorated booths spreading the Yuletide magic.
Finally, the Christmas Village on the Parvis de la Défense will take place from November 23rd to December 28th and will bring together more than 350 stalls offering a wide variety of artisan and gourmet specialities from the various regions of France.
Synonymous around the world with luxury and fashion, the Galeries Lafayette department store is a must-see in Paris. Spread throughout three buildings, this prestigious establishment offers more than 3,500 great fashion, luxury, home and gourmet brands; enough to please everyone. Not to mention the incredible panoramic view from the roof!
Also on the Boulevard Haussmann is Printemps. Classified as a historical monument, this venerable department store boasts 25 departments filled with an amazing selection of goods and gifts spread over a total floor space of 44,000 m2. A byword for luxury retail, Printemps is the store of choice for Christmas shopping, offering 300 brands sold exclusively in the midst of sumptuous decor that goes right to the heart of Parisian chic and style.
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