Paris is one of the most spectacular cities to be in during Christmas. It’s the time when the city of love is illuminated with gentle fairy lights, storefronts are bedecked in glittering tinsel, and glowing couples and beaming families
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Luxury shopping experience at La Vallée Village Paris
Paris is one of the most spectacular cities to be in during Christmas. It’s the time when the city of love is illuminated with gentle fairy lights, storefronts are bedecked in glittering tinsel, and glowing couples and beaming families gather beneath towering Christmas trees in cobbled city squares. The atmosphere is charged with warm, festive energy – though the holiday season also tends to be characterised with the rush of last-minute gift buying. Slow down and indulge in the French luxury shopping destination La Vallée Village located just 40 minutes outside of Paris.
Styled after a charming French town, the Village’s winding streets and wrought-iron lampposts channel the sleepy calm of a remote village: albeit its streets are lined with over 110 designer boutiques and labels from around the globe. From Parisian fashion powerhouses to internationally acclaimed brands, guests are guaranteed to find an abundance of designers and styles to suit every disposition. Prices are also reduced by a minimum of 33% at every boutique, so you’re guaranteed to find stellar buys throughout the Village.
Every aspect of the Village seems designed to take the stress out of shopping during the holiday season. During Christmas, guests will be greeted by towering Christmas trees, a slew of baroque-inspired decor, and adorable reindeer and golden sleighs that transform the village into a veritable winter wonderland. What’s more, you’ll be spoiled for choice with hundreds of gift ideas throughout the Village.
Round-trip shuttles that regularly leave from Paris’ city center make the Village a convenient place to spend a day trip out of the city. Experiment it for free by downloading the invitation here below. What’s more, the iconic Disneyland Paris is also just a stone’s throw away from the Village. With several places for lunch and gourmet break, La Vallée Village is an all-inclusive experience that takes care of its guests’ every whim and desire.
This Christmas, the Village offers visitors a wealth of privileges and benefits that make it a must in every visitor’s Paris itinerary. Along with a groom who will handle your bags and other minutiae, La Vallée Village extends an exclusive invitation to guests this holiday season: simply present the invite card below on a mobile phone or in print and be rewarded with a VIP card that entitles you to an additional 10% of savings in six boutiques of your choice. It also offers guests a complimentary break at the Village’s authentic Italian ice cream parlour and patisserie, Amorino, which offers this winter a delicious waffle and a hot drink. www.france.fr/en/campaign/la-vallee-village
The French take their mealtimes very seriously, and at La Vallée Village, it is no different. Take a breather and refuel at any one of the Village’s gourmet dining options, each of which serve up authentic, sumptuous French cuisine. Menu Palais is a very Parisian bistro whose menu evokes the grand palate – but if a sumptuous duck confit or veal rump seems too heavy for you, there’s also a scenic terrace area to lounge with a warm pot of tea. Elsewhere in the Village, Ladurée, the iconic French bakery, also serves up beautiful, delicate macaroons in dozens of different colours and flavours for you to take home as holiday gifts.
Even after Christmas ends, the celebrations don’t stop at La Vallée Village. The Village will play host to a very Parisian Private Sales from 26 – 31 December, where guests can enjoy incredible savings of up to 60% off recommended retail prices in participating boutiques – and if you’re staying in Paris over the New Year, you’ll be delighted to know that the Village is also open on 1 January, 2019.
While most shops in Paris will be taking a break to recover after the New Year festivities, La Vallée Village remains open on New Year’s Day from noon to 8 pm – and to ring in the new year, enjoy up to 70% off the regular prices from 1 to 27 January, one week ahead of the national sales. A new wardrobe is the perfect way to kick start 2019 in Parisian style.
Paris is an exquisite city full of wondrous sights and experiences. La Valléee Village offers visitors the best that the city of love has to offer: from authentic gastronomical delights to the finest accoutrements and styles, La Vallée Village offers visitors a multitude of ways to celebrate the holiday season in a memorable – and very Parisian – way.
More information on LaValléeVillage.com ◼
© This article was first published online in Dec 2018 – World Travel Magazine.
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