Delve into a place of luxury fashion that represents the iconic elegance of Paris: the Printemps Haussmann department store, located in the heart of the French capital. Its magnificent store windows and its architecture steeped in history will take your breath away.
Printemps Hausmmann Guided Tour
If you've read 'Au bonheur des Dames' by Émile Zola, you'll already have some idea of what a Paris department store is like, and on this tour, you'll be able to find out if Printemps Haussmann lives up to her famous magical descriptions.
Your guide will be waiting for you at the entrance and will lead you through the store's most emblematic places and you'll have VIP access to its secret corners and hidden spots.
First of all, you'll discover the magnificent storefront that is listed as a French Heritage Site and an exquisite example of architecture from Haussmann's Second Empire. The guide will then explain the history of this department store, inaugurated in 1865 by Jules Jaluzot, and all about its avant-garde design.
As you listen to the guide's fascinating comments, you'll discover both the major stories and fascinating little anecdotes about this place of luxury and dreams. You'll venture into areas that are closed to the public, such as the grand balconies around the dome and the winding maze of the basement, where many renowned craftsmen and technicians work every day to produce luxury, elegance and fashion. You'll taste the authentic Parisian chic in the air.
|Adults||Children between 5 and 18 years old|
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English language tour
Children between 5 and 18 years oldUS$ 10.1
1 hour 30 mins.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Access to exclusive areas that are closed to the public.
Headphones to listen to the guide's commentary.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Paris local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
64 boulevard Haussmann