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The massive, Haussemannian-facade building was registered as a Historic Monument in 1975 thanks to its beautiful exterior and art deco cupola. Though it's mostly known for its large collection of French and international luxury brands—300 of which are exclusively sold at the store—Printemps also has an impressive food hall featuring some of the finest edible products in France. The modern department store invites shoppers up to the panoramic terrace for unobstructed Paris views.
Things to know before you go
- Printemps is wheelchair accessible with elevators on each floor.
- Bilingual staff are available for assistance.
- The store offers a delivery service to your hotel, and can deliver packages to locations around the world.
How to get there
The closest Metro station is Havre-Caumartin, though the department store can be reached by other forms of transportation including car and bus.
When to get there
Printemps is open every day, though times vary slightly on Sundays. If you are looking to shop until you drop, bargain hunters should visit Printemps from mid-January to mid-February, and at the end of June to experience massive storewide sales. Check online for sale details.
Don’t miss the elaborate window displays, which mixes high fashions with cool backdrops, intricate themes, and neon light displays. If you’re in Paris around the holidays, Printemps goes all out with its holiday window decorations creating interactive snowscapes that dazzle.
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