2 rue du Bac Paris 75007 Métro: Rue du BacFounded in Cannes in 1936 by Aimé Maeght, dealer and friend of Braque, Matisse, Léger and Miró, the prestigious gallery is still run by the Maeght family and still handles modern and contemporary artists including Giacometti, Calder, Miró, Adami, Chillida, Van Velde and Pol Bury.
Le Bon Marché
24 rue de Sèvres Paris 75007Founded in 1852, it’s the oldest of the major department stores, and the only one on the Left Bank, now owned by luxury goods group LVMH and catering to an upmarket crowd, with cutting-edge designer labels and custom-made suits for men.
Yoga Party Paris
Yoga Party will come to you.Cannot commit to regular yoga? A one off yoga class with friends at your home is a great alternative. Gentle yoga and deep relaxation followed by delicious healthy food will leave you feeling rested and energised.
1 rue de la Paix Paris 75002With a splendid Italian Renaissance fantasy decor, the only shop in town carrying the cult beauty products of the famed Florentine pharmacy Santa Maria Novella.
Ave Winston Churchill Paris 75008 Métro: Champs-Elysées-ClemenceauThe spectacular exhibit hall built for the 1900 World’s Fair. The recently restored nave is used for exhibits, trade fairs and other special events.
19 boulevard des Invalides Paris 75007 Métro: Varenne.Displayed in a former private mansion, its gardens and chapel, a major collection of sculpture, sketches, engravings and paintings by Auguste Rodin, along with works by his student Camille Claudel and paintings and sculpture from the artist’s own eclectic collection. Closed Mon.
Place Georges Pompidou Paris 75004 Métro: ChâteletFrance’s national museum of modern and contemporary art, with works from the mid-20th century to the present day, in the once-controversial inside-out building by architects Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano. Closed Tues.
La Chaise Longue
20 rue des Francs-Bourgeois Paris 75003A chain of shops carrying an eclectic mix of humorous home deco items, quirky tablewear, toys, gadgets and gifts, with six other locations in Paris and others scattered throughout France.
n15 Concept Store
15 pl du Marché Saint Honoré Paris 1stThis new concept store mixes outstanding vintage couture with the latest in prêt-à-porter and accessories, in a stunning two-story, sleekly modern boutique. Pristine vintage pieces from Yves St. Laurent, Gucci, Chanel and others blend with new separates from Paris-based designers such as Martin Grant and Lucien Pellat-Finet. Accessories include shoes, bags and jewelry.
Maison de Balzac
47 rue Raynouard Paris 75016 Métro: Passy19th-century author Honoré de Balzac's home from 1840-47, displaying original manuscripts and memorabilia.
127 ave des Champs Elysées Paris 75008The flagship store for the venerable French leather goods company known for its luggage and handbags, including a great-looking line named for French actress Isabelle Adjani.
1 rue Saint Simon Paris 75007Childrenswear from a range of trendy labels including Kids Case and Bill Tornade.