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.
Le Play Boy Club (9 Boulevard Prince de Galles, 64200 Biarritz) – this is a popular seaside California surfer theme restaurant & bar, serving mainly tapas-style meals, as well as a variety of drinks. Diners in beach gear are welcome.
Le Carré Coast (21 Avenue Edouard VII, 64200 Biarritz) – this is one of Biarritz’s trendy nightspots, an outpost of electronic dance music that’s gained popularity among the 20 and 30-something crowd throughout France (playing material from both international artists, as well as French artists, such as Daft Punk, Cassius, Stardust, Brodinski, and Gesaffelstein.
Le Bloc (67 rue des Rancy, Part-Dieu sud 69003 Lyon 3ème) – this is one of Lyon’s more popular nightspots – playing mainly electronic dance music. On occasion, it will also book other types of music, such as Latin Reggaeton.
Le Baroque (21 Quai des Antilles, Nantes) – this is a rock-themed bar which attracts patrons during both the day and evening hours during the warm months, since it has an outdoor area. It occasionally books local live rock artists.