Paris: 19 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

France, Paris Guide (B): Paris: 19 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

You can hardly have enough money and luggage space to get all the takes your fancy in Paris. Luckily, with a little bit of tasteful advice and experience, you can save yourself some time and effort and pick up just about the right amount of things worth taking home. Listed here are some of the hints to the ones anxious to take away a chunk of Paris, sometimes at a bargain price.

Founded in 1896, the first Van Cleef and Arpel’s store in Paris is still around today, at 22 Place Vendôme. Worn by many celebrities and with the easily recognizable four-star clover pendant, the Van Cleef and Arpel perfume makes an unforgettable gift. The company has won many awards and is highly regarded as one of the top in its class for its ability to enhance the beauty of stones and gems. Its perfumes cost around 50 euro. The jewelry starts at around 100 euro and goes up to about 80,000.

Macarons are becoming more popular abroad and are one of France’s most renowned desserts. The patisserie Laduree’s claim to fame is in the invention of the double-decker macaron. In 1930, they invented the currently popular two macaron cookies sandwiched together with a creamy ganache filling. Since its founding in 1862, Laduree has grown to sell over 15,000 of these double-decker macarons daily, thus making Laduree one of the world’s elite macaron stores. A box of 8 macarons costs around 15 Euros and each macaron individually costs around 1.7 euros. The wrapping is beautiful and this is a great gift to bring home. Note: this is only recommended if you intend to present the macarons within 2 days of buying them. Among the most popular flavors are Vanilla, Rose, Citron (lemon), and Salted Caramel. There are 4 locations in Paris but the largest store is at 75 Avenue des Champs-Elysées. Metro: George V. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Paris: 19 Shopping Ideas for Travelers
Guide Location: France » Paris
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Van Cleef and Arpels   Laduree   Galleries Layfayette   Paul Hevin   La Vaissellerie   Passage des Princes   Savon de Marseille   Chanel store   Aaapoum bapoum   Fragonard Musee Du Parfum   Lancôme   Longchamp   Musée du Louvre  
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