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Shopping in France

From old-fashioned Parisian department stores steeped in history to the chic new boutiques of the French Riviera, shopping in France is an experience like no other. With Global Blue Tax Free services you can make big savings of up to 12% on your designer purchases when you spend over €175.


Video Guides

Tian Yi

A day in the life of a model: Tian Yi

We followed top Chinese model Tian Yi as she worked her way across Paris Fashion Week

Paris fashion week AW13

A city of style: Paris

With Paris Fashion Week well under way, we spoke to some of fashion’s most elite insiders and asked for their tips on Pa...

Street Style

Maria Kolosova and Oksana On, Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2015 street style

Paris Fashion Week Street Style SS15

See the best-dressed street-style stars at the SS15 Paris Fashion Week shows

Paris Fashion Week spring/summer 2015 street style trends

Paris Fashion Week Street Style: details

We’ve selected the best street-style looks from outside the shows at Paris Fashion We...


autumn/winter 2014/15 boots

21 of the best knee-high boots for AW14

The best knee-high boots for autumn/winter 2014

teaser colette

The best Christmas gifts at Colette

14 festive gifts from France’s most famous concept store, Colette


Lanvin Blanche Bridal collection 2014

Global Blue's guide to wedding day dressing

Ensure all eyes are on you as you walk down the aisle in a gown crafted by Paris' most rom...

Cartier panther brooch, as purchased by Wallis Simpson in 1948

In Focus: The Cartier Panther

Global Blue discovers the story behind one of the world's most desirable pieces of jewelle...

City Guides

Estele Deve

My Paris favourites: Estelle Dévé

The young jewellery designer takes us on a tour of her favourite things in Paris

Delvaux store, Paris

7 unmissable new stores in Paris

Take a stroll through Paris and browse our selection of its new boutiques, which offer everything from lingerie to premium menswear

Le Royal Monceau Raffles hotel, Paris

Quintessentially Travel’s guide to Paris

Uncover the best of the City of Light with the help of luxury experts Quintessentially Travel

Take a relaxing stroll
A walk along the tree-lined lanes and leaf-strewn paths of one of Paris’s parks is a memorable autumnal experience. Paris has many beautiful scenic walks – take a trip to the stunning Jardin du Luxembourg – Luxembourg Garden – with its French and English gardens and geometric forest

Things to do in Paris this autumn

What to see and do in Paris in the autumn