Galeries Lafayette: an icon of Parisian shopping

On Boulevard Haussmann, fashion is thriving more than ever. Where better to celebrate your new tax-free shopping advantages than here? World-famous department store Galeries Lafayette is an icon of the Parisian shopping scene, with thousands of brands from Chanel and Cartier to Bottega Veneta and Vanessa Bruno housed within a stunning Art Nouveau building.

Galeries Lafayette's flagship Boulevard Haussmann store is typically the first to showcase the latest fashion, beauty and design, and constantly reinvents itself with new displays. Cosmetics, fine jewellery and watches rub shoulders with a fabulous shoe department and a dedicated menswear store.

At Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, visitors can also enjoy exciting, one-of-a-kind experiences in store (External link) , ranging from original fashion shows to macaron making classes. Learn tips and tricks from a French pastry chef to pull off the perfect macarons – there’s a version of this 90-minute class for families too! You can also cook with the prestigious Ferrandi school, taking workshops on sweet treats, savoury dishes, mixology and baking for children.

Tax-free shopping at Galeries Lafayette

Galeries Lafayette is offering non-EU customers over the age of 16 the chance to claim tax refunds (External link) on purchases made at the Boulevard Haussmann store, to a value of 12% (excluding fees) on purchases of over €100. This is a great opportunity to boost your spending power and perhaps get ahead with your Christmas shopping!

What’s more, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann and Atout France have joined forces to create an exclusive offer. Spend €200 in store and receive a beautiful leather Lafayette-branded wallet. The gift can be collected from the concierge in the Coupole or L’Homme stores.