Galeries Lafayette (17 Place Georges Clemenceau, 64200 Biarritz) – this department store is the biggest shopping destination in Biarritz. Galleries Lafayette is a store that carries a variety of merchandise (similar to Macy’s in New York, or Harrods in London). The fact that it is located at Place Clemenceau is no coincidence, since this avenue […]
Centre Commercial La Part-Dieu (17 Rue du Docteur Bouchut, 69003 Lyon) – this is one of the largest shopping centers not only in France, but throughout Europe as well. This shopping center is centrally located within Lyon’s business district, where that city’s Metro Line “B”, as well as four tramways (T1, T3, T4, and Rhônexpress) […]
Centre Commercial Nice Lingostière (606 Boulevard de Mercantour, 06200 Nice) – this is a popular shopping mall in the Nice / Côte d’Azur area, consisting of 50 stores (mainly French brands, such as Yves Rocher, and some internationally-known ones like Sephora). There is also a Carrefour supermarket, as well as other amenities typically found in […]
Centre Commercial de Confluence (112 Cours Charlemagne, 69002 Lyon) – this is one of Lyon’s major shopping centers, with 106 retailers, 12 restaurants, a multiplex cinema, and even a hotel. Retailers present there include: Aldo, Apple Store, C&A, Desigual, Guess, Hollister, Levi’s, Mango, Sephora, Zara, and many others.
Cap 3000 (avenue Eugéne Donadeî, 06700 Saint-Laurent-du-Var) – located near Nice International Airport, this is perhaps the largest shopping center in the French Riviera, consisting of 150 shops and restaurants. The retailers found there include Galeries Lafayette, Starbucks Coffee, Desigual, Kiko, Apple, H&M, Undiz, Body Shop, and Swarovski, among many others (covering fashion, housewares, jewelry, […]
Centre Commercial BAB2 (Av. Jean-Léon Laporte, 64600 Anglet) – this is a major shopping center within the Biarritz / Basque Country region of southwestern France. There are around 90 retailers housed here, mostly local brands, as well as international brands H&M, Levi’s, and Sephora.
Beaulieu (Rue Gaëtan Rondeau, Nantes) – with 120 retailers under one roof, this is the largest shopping center in Nantes. Most of the brands found here are local (French), along with some international ones, such as Esprit, Guess, H&M, and Mango, among others.
AOC Les Halles (102 Cours Lafayette, Lyons) – this restaurant is for those looking for a traditional French bistro experience. As locals will attest, everything here – from cheese and foie gras to oysters and chacuterie – is delicious and worth trying. Due to its reputation, it’s advisable to book in advance, especially on weekends. […]