Galeries Lafayette - Paris Haussmann

  • Coralie Salvi

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    Rédaction OUI.sncf

  • Updated on

    13/03/2019

  • Destination

    Paris

A magnificent monument

The history of Galeries Lafayette goes back to the 19th century. A stone’s throw from Opera and Grands Boulevards, at the heart of Paris, it is ideally located. Neo-Byzantine stained-glass windows, a staircase inspired by the Paris Opera, Art Nouveau ironwork and decorations... Here you will find 65,000 m2 dedicated to promoting designers and the French way of life. The most iconic part of the building remains the dome in superb Art Nouveau stained glass, which is sure to catch your eye.

Dive into the history of this 100-year old building with a free 45-minute tour. You will be transported to a different era and plunged into the heart of one of the most iconic epicenters for Parisian fashion. Reservations available directly on the store website

THE place to shop!

As far as shopping is concerned, more than 3,500 brands from the four corners of the Earth are waiting for you, from affordable to luxury. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for and more. Chanel, Chloé, Burberry, Dior, Guerlain, Zadig & Voltaire, as well as Etam, Zara, etc. And of course, Galeries Lafayette’s own brands! You’ll find everything from clothes to toys, cosmetics, table art, leather goods, tea, coffee and sweet treats to nibble on.

On the 6th floor under the dome, you will find a large selection of Paris souvenirs.

On offer

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann offers a multitude of services, each better than the last. To start, there is an easy-to-find welcome point with multilingual hosts and store maps. Even more high-tech, you can download a free Galeries Lafayette app to help you navigate the store. Specially for you, benefit from an offer.

You can pamper yourself in between fittings in the hair and beauty salons. There is a cobbler, watchmaker and baby-changing facilities to make things easier for the whole family. You can also have your new clothes altered or make use of the Groom Box laundry service. And of course, there are wedding registries and travel services too!

The services that I love the most, however, are those where I can be treated like a princess during a break from shopping. Personalised VIP services, such as an apartment where you can make use of a personal stylist and that includes many sitting areas and a private terrace with a sublime view of Paris... And the creme de la creme: a personal shopper to shop with you, give you advice, and help you find the perfect piece just for you.

Snack time

In addition, there are more than 20 restaurants to satisfy your taste buds. Caviar tasting in front of the dome at Kaspia; exploring the legend of 100% iberico ham at 5 Jotas; indulging in truffle at La Maison de La Truffe or discovering simply great food at Prêt A Manger.

Good news: It’s open on Sundays!

Since January 2017, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann is open 7 days a week, including Sundays! There’s no need to rush in after work. You can take your time and shop on Sundays from 11am to 8pm.

An extra treat. Every restaurant in the building offers brunch. How better to start your shopping experience than with a delicious mid-morning meal? Also available are games, sporting activities and children’s workshops.

Not just shopping!

Throughout the year, Galeries Lafayette goes the extra mile for your pleasure. Aside from the magnificent location and the top-quality items for sale, they also host numerous events to make your shopping experience unique. At Easter and in the summer, a variety of activities and exclusives are on offer such as Easter eggs by chocolatier Alain Ducasse. At Christmas time, the store becomes a veritable fairyland with beautifully decorated windows and a giant Christmas tree. It is simply magical. Various sports classes are also available on Sundays including dance, Swedish gym and detox yoga among others.

As for culture, the Galerie des Galeries on the 1st floor of the building offers 4 exhibitions per year showcasing French and international design. If you go to men’s wear, an immense work of art by Xavier Veilhan is lit up to welcome you called, “Light Machine”.

Use your trip to Paris to enjoy some sensory experiences at Galeries Lafayette. Whether you’re a lover of fashion, gastronomy, or history, come and experience some unique moments in a unique place. Macaron masterclasses, wine tasting, fashion shows and much more... Book these French experiences on the store website.

Practical information

Galeries Lafayette - Paris Haussmann
40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
+33 01 42 82 36 40

Open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am to 8:30pm and Sunday from 11am to 78m (except 25th December and 1st January)

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