Stretching for two kilometers (one mile) and lined with trees, les Champs-Élysées has become the center for ... More
Avenue des Champs-Élysées
Stretching for two kilometers (one mile) and lined with trees, les Champs-Élysées has become the center for festivities and official parades. It is a magnet for tourists and for the multitudes who enjoy evenings spent strolling along the broad and picturesque avenue. The many cinemas, cafes, and restaurants tempt visitors to rest their legs for a few hours, tired from walking by the designer boutiques, banks, and embassies also situated in this chic neighborhood. The avenue was originally created in 1667 by André Le Nôtre, Louis XIV's gardener, in order to improve the view from the Jardin des Tuileries. The avenue was lengthened at the end of the 18th Century, to run from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.
The Avenue des Champs-Elyees was absolutely beautiful. There were so many stores to visit, places to eat, and just take all kinds of pictures. Our hotel was right off this street, so we had a wonderful time during our stay. The bus tours were located on this street so you did not have to waste time trying to walk and see everything. Beautiful place to visit!
I like the atmosphere...it's an opportunity to take a tour for shopping, eating, enjoying the view...you can see here lots of people, attracted of good restaurants...french food and wines...shopping...and sightseeing! You can take great pictures here, especially near "The Arc of Triomphe"...but that's not all...you have to go there and discover step by step one of the most beautiful places from Paris!
it is no wonder to me why the champs-elysees is the most famous avenue in the world. while walking on it with my husband i felt almost breathless. the french have a wonderful eye for the aesthetic. the champs is grand & spacious & lined with beautiful stores, restaurants & nightlife. to top it all off it is capped at the end by the majestic arc du triomphe. when in paris a stroll down the champs-elysees is a MUST!
Nice around christmas with all the light, trees and decorations etc. But rather too touristy in my opinion. Bastille is way more cosy and rich in terms of culture and arts.
But for luxury shopping you have to stop by at Champs-Elysees.
And take a picture of yourself with the Arc de Triomphe!
It is perfectly legal, just stop in the middle of the zebra cross. It's a bit scary though, when some cars dashing through your sides.
Oh, and some boutiques around Champs-Elysees are closed on Sundays, particularly the more expensive and luxurious brands like Chanel, Gucci and Dior.
The Hotel de Sers was recently opened in 2004 and is situated in the area of the Champs Elysees, approximately
16 miles from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Local attractions include the Arc de Triomphe, Jardins des Tuileries, The ...
From a stroll along the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe, the Intercontinental Paris Ave Mar is close to
trendy French restaurants, Avenue Montaigne's couturiers, and Place Vendome's jewelers. The guests can enjoy easy access to Porte Maillot, ...
Providing easy access to every part of PARIS, our hotel offers a warm atmostphere together with all modern comfort. Our
staff will be pleased to guide you through the Capital of entertainment and fashion, gastronomy, fairs and exhibitions. Intimate ...
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