Summer sales and parasols on the terrace
Published on 1 June 2017 in Fashion and Shopping
Eagerly awaited by retail fans, the famous summer sales are your chance to grab a few bargains and have a little fun. They also mark the arrival of beautiful weather, so a visit for the sales is also an opportunity to enjoy the sun’s warmth from a Parisian rooftop. Just follow the tips in the Plumes Hotel guide and you won’t miss a thing during your stay in Paris.
Shopping and promotions throughout the summer season
As always, the summer sales are an incitement to search for that must-have fashion accessory or to look for the best discounts on items you’ve coveted for months. From June 28th to August 8th, cities all over France welcome thousands of visitors who come to look for leading brand clothing, accessories, electrical equipment and high-tech gadgets at 20, 50, or even 75% of their original selling prices. Shopping enthusiasts take the famous Parisian department stores and the capital’s main shopping streets such as Opera, the Champs-Élysées, and les Halles by storm. La Samaritaine with its tens of thousands of products, the temple of luxury and fashion that is Printemps-Haussmann, or the shopping malls of Bercy-Village, everyone has their own favourite place. Whether you simply enjoy browsing or whether you’re a compulsive buyer, the summer sales are a great way to enjoy outings with your family or friends and give in to your desires without over-stressing your wallet.
Trendy terraces in the heart of Paris
A new concept imported from the UK and US, the rooftop bar is a blend of extravagant décor and unique outlook. Located at roof level, this new breed of bars, terraces and restaurants offers breath-taking views over the entire city. Paris is a worthy rival to London, New York or Berlin, and the capital’s rooftops offer an original and innovative setting from which to enjoy a cocktail on the terrace or sample tapas under a shady parasol. Perchoir du Marais, Le Forty-Three Cocktail Bar, Zyriab, or Les Ombres – each has its