Crossing the 1st arrondissement of Paris, rue Saint-Honoré bustles with life. You’ll find the most famous luxury brands, such as Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent, as well smaller independent brands, such as the French-Japanese electronic music and fashion label Maison Kitsuné.
Go for a stroll around Place Vendôme, one of Paris's best-known squares, home to the most exclusive jewelry stores and the prestigious Ritz. While in the area, don’t miss the Musée de l'Orangerie and the Musée du Jeu de Paume, both located inside the Tuileries Garden.
Located in the 1st arrondissement, the Louvre Rivoli district is a genuine living postcard.
Take a walk inside the Tuileries Garden, a breath of fresh air in the heart of Paris, designed over 500 years ago. Stop by Loulou, an elegant restaurant within the Musée des Arts Décoratifs serving Italian & French cuisine, or by Café Marly, the perfect blend between a Parisian brasserie and a literary café, located beneath the arcades of the Louvre. Relax on the terrace and enjoy the view of the pyramid. Then go for a stroll alongside the Seine riverbanks.
If you’re feeling adventurous, cross the Pont des Arts and you’ll end up on the Rive Gauche - the southern bank of the river, leading to the arty neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
The Avenue des Champs-Élysées is 2km long, and is considered the most beautiful avenue in the world. It connects the Arc de Triomphe in the west with Place de la Concorde in the east. Delimited by Avenue Montaigne, Avenue George V and Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the Golden Triangle is a prestigious neighborhood, coveted by iconic luxury brands.
Head to Guerlain, one of Paris oldest perfume brands, located in a majestic Belle Époque building, then walk down the avenue and step into the Grand Palais. This emblematic monument is one of Paris most recognizable landmarks with its Art Nouveau ironwork, glass dome, and French flag pinned to the top.
Stretching from Place des Vosges to the Hôtel de Ville, the Marais district is one of the trendiest areas in Paris, offering an authentic experience of the local art de vivre.
The neighborhood is famous for its old-world charm, narrow cobblestone streets, hidden courtyards and peaceful gardens, a multitude of mansions called “hôtels particuliers” and a vibrant gallery & cafe culture. The world famous Perrotin gallery is located on rue de Turenne, in an eighteenth-century mansion, just a few steps away from the Musée Picasso, housed in the magnificent Hôtel Salé.
Many art galleries also line Place des Vosges, their large windows is an open invitation to enter and discover their hidden treasures.