Shopping in France

Shopping in France

Shops are open from Monday to Saturday from about 8.00 am/10.00 am and close around 7.00 pm. In the smaller cities and in villages there's generally a break between midday to 2 pm. Some shops close on Monday especially outside the major centers. On Sunday, you can find markets in a lot of towns. Department stores are open from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm.

Beauty & Perfume

Gift registries are not only for weddings… Sephora’s NEW Gift Registry allows you to register  for any (and every) occasion!

The ideal beauty pick-me-up to erase signs of stress or fatigue
Ideal before an evening out or whenever you want to quickly refresh your appearance. Ideal for all skin types anytime of day.


Learn all about France before you arrive. The best sellers from Amazon. Order early and curl up with a book…you’ll triple the pleasure of your trip.


Coming: Cheese anyone? If you’re a cheese lover… then take a look at this. These Cheese (tea, coffee…) of the Month Clubs are downright mouth watering.

Recipes to give you the mouth-watering French flavor right in your own home. All those French gourmet dishes including foie-gras to whet you appetite. Yummy French Bread and cheese…fresh from Paris!







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