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A stay in Paris featuring a shopping spree and Christmas markets

Publish on Friday, 10 November 2017
In the category Fashion & Shopping

In December, the capital puts on her finest clothes of light and becomes even more charming and seductive than usual ... Indeed, Paris is never more magical and bursting with life than during the approach to Christmas and the New Year, so why not treat yourself to a winter break in the City of Light? You can shop for gifts for your loved ones and browse the city’s Christmas markets for gourmet treats and artisan handicrafts.

 

Irresistible shopping madness in Paris

 

Fashion, technology, cosmetics, household items, decorations, cultural artefacts: there’s nothing you cannot find in the city that many call the world’s retail capital! Many shopping arteries run throughout Paris, and probably the most famous of these is the Champs-Élysées. Stroll along the most beautiful avenue in the world, browsing the outlets of prêt-à-porter and patisserie in quest of a purchase, or two, or several! You are certain to find gifts for your loved ones, as well as some well-deserved treats for yourself. If you want to go haute-couture boutique window shopping, just take a ten-minute stroll to the elegant Rue Saint-Honoré. In the evening, after your shopping spree, you’ll be delighted to return to your room in the prestigious Hotel Delarc Paris Champs-Élysées, close to the Arc de Triomphe.

 

A wealth of festive and friendly Christmas markets

 

When temperatures go down, the best way to warm up is to get a spicy mulled wine inside you! In the run-up to the festive season in Paris, several exceptional Christmas markets provide a dream setting in which to sample regional specialities and other delicacies, buy little souvenirs, and generally have a good time. The very popular Champs de Mars market offers a breathtaking view of the famous iron lady, the Eiffel Tower, illuminated by night, while the forecourt of Notre Dame Cathedral is the picture postcard setting for a remarkable Christmas market from December 15th to 24th. Finally, for a little taste of the Alsace, head to the Gare de l'Est to enjoy pretzels, gingerbread decorations and other regional specialities!

 

Gourmet crêpes in the four corners of the capital

 

To take a break from your shopping sessions and keep your strength up, don’t hesitate to take advantage of the capital’s plethora of crêpe stands! This tasty snack is especially welcome in the winter. Butter and sugar, chocolate spread, Grand Marnier or whipped cream, there’s something for every taste! To make the most of your Parisian seasonal break, opt for a room in the elegant Hotel Delarc, a stone's throw from the Champs-Élysées. Absolutely central, our establishment gives pride of place to comfort and luxurious decor, creating a discreet and warm atmosphere. Our spacious and spotless rooms are ideal for business trips, but also for romantic getaways or family holidays.


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