Paris is the capitol of France, is a shopper`s paradise, with plenty of large department stores as well as thousands of delightful smaller shops.
Antique lovers can find fantastic furniture in the small antique shops on Bonaparte and Jacob Streets, and collectors can find rare books on the bookstalls lining the banks of the River Seine. There are also some great department stores which sell everything from perfume to furniture. Galleries Lafayette ,Paris` largest department store on Boulevard Haussmann offers a great variaty of hogh quality woollen skirts, leather jackets and designer clothes. The Marais is a group of little streets with some of the trendiest boutiques.
There yuo can byu fashoinable clothes, shoes and jewellery. For shoppers with big bank accounts, there is a wide range og jewellers` and desinger fashion house along the Rue de Rivoli, such as Cartier, Chanel, Nina Ricci and Christian Dior.
Shops in Paris are usually open from eight or ten in the morning till about seven int the evening, from Monday to Saturday. The big sales come after Christmas and before the autumn collections.
Don`t miss the chance to go shopping in Paris. There is always something to suit everyone`s pocket and taste/