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The Champs-Élysées ("Avenue des Champs-Élysées") is the most prestigious street in Paris and is one of the world’s upscale shopping districts. It is located in the 8th Arrondissement and stretches from the Place de la Concorde in the east to the Place Charles de Gaulle (formerly the Place de l'Étoile) in the west, which is also the site of the Arc de Triomphe. The Champs-Élysées is one of the most expensive streets in the world for rental property, second only to Fifth Avenue in New York. Consequently, most of the properties are occupied by offices, luxury shops and megastores. Benetton, the Disney Store, Nike, Zara, continental Europe largest's Gap and Virgin Megastore as well as Sephora occupy major spaces in the Champs-Élysées. The street is also home to the largest Louis Vuitton department store in the world. The Champs-Élysées also features some major yearly events including – The Bastille Day military parade, the impromptu New Year's Eve celebration, and the final stage of the Tour de France. The best way to explore the Champs-Élysées is to take your time strolling up it’s 2 kilometres (1.25 miles) length while taking in the opulence of the surroundings.


Sofitel Le Faubourg Hotel 5 Rue Boissy d'Anglas Champs Elysées Paris

The Le Faubourg-Paris Sofitel Demeure Hotels, Paris, is conveniently located in the heart of the city, between the Place de la Concorde, the shops of the Faubourg Saint Honore and the Champs-Elysees. Providing easy access to the Louvre and Orsay Museums, and the banks of the Seine, the Le Faubourg-Paris Sofitel Demeure Hotels offers its guests distinctive decor, jazz piano evenings, and refined cuisine.

Sofitel Le Faubourg Hotel 5 Rue Boissy d'Anglas near Champs Elysées Saint Honore River Seine Paris

Upscale Shopping Streets - wikipedia

This page lists leading upscale shopping streets and districts by city. This list highlights shopping destination locations in cities. Multiple small designer boutique stores, fashion houses, and/or purveyors of luxury goods usually characterize these locations. These shopping destinations have numerous storefronts with doors and windows facing the street. The list includes the Champs-Élysées, Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, Avenue Montaigne, and Boulevard Haussmann.

Axe historique - wikipedia

The Axe historique (historical axis) is a line of monuments, buildings and thoroughfares that extends from the centre of Paris, France, to the west. The Axe Historique began with the creation of the Champs-Élysées, designed in the 17th century to create a vista to the west, extending the central axis of the gardens to the royal Palace of the Tuileries.

Champs-Élysées - wikipedia

The Champs-Élysées is the most prestigious and broadest avenue in Paris. Its full name is actually "Avenue des Champs-Élysées". With its cinemas, cafés, and luxury specialty shops, the Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets in the world. One of the principal tourist destinations in Paris, the lower part of the Champs-Élysées is bordered by greenery (Marigny Square) and by buildings such as the Théâtre Marigny and the Grand Palais (containing the Palais de la Découverte).

Louis Vuitton - wikipedia

The Louis Vuitton Company (more commonly known simply as Louis Vuitton) is a luxury French fashion and leather goods brand and company, headquartered in Paris, France. The company is named after its founder Louis Vuitton (August 4, 1821-February 27, 1892), who designed and manufactured luggage, as a Malletier during the second half of the nineteenth century. The Louis Vuitton Building opened on the Champs-Elysees in 1914.

Place de l'Étoile - wikipedia

The Place de l'Étoile is a large road junction in Paris, France, the meeting point of twelve straight avenues (hence the name "Star Square") including the Champs-Élysées which continues to the east. It was renamed Place Charles de Gaulle in 1970 in honor of President de Gaulle, but is still largely referred to by its original name.


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