Shopping & Heritage
How is it possible to marry shopping with architectural discovery? Several shops offer just such a possibility.
17 rue saint Ferréol : In a 19th century building, original architecture (wide staircases, sculptured balconies) together with more modern aesthetics.
(Mango, a Spanish fashion chain store).
75 rue Saint Ferréol : a baroque building inherited from a 19th century Italian banker, marble colonnades and a monumental staircase lead into the temple of music (Virgin).
21 rue Paradis : Art Nouveau panelling highlights the listed glass window. (Longchamp, famous French leather goods brand.)
28, rue Paradis : a 1930s window, panelling embellished with gold leaf, old shop counters.
(Gatimel, armourer founded in 1830).
31 rue paradis : former Castelmuro tea room. This magnificent building stretches over five floors, elegant frescoes and stucco in the entrance hall.
(BCBG, men's and ladies’ fashion and accessories.)
52 rue Paradis : a 17th century private mansion stretching over 650 m², sophisticated yet casual.
(Hugo Boss, fashion and lifestyle designer.)
39 rue Grignan : a 430 m² private mansion with garden, belonging to the trading bourgeoisie and business since the 18th century.
(Diesel, Jeans and accessories for the fashion conscious)
53 rue Grignan : a private mansion dating back to 1774, belonging to the French admiral Chevalier de Paul, magnificently renovated.
(Marianne Cat, a multifunctional area: Art Gallery, leather goods, young designers’ area, etc.)
53, La Canebière : in the "Hôtel du Louvre et de la Paix", which operated until 1941- a monumental entrance framed by four opulent caryatids representing the four continents: Europe, Asia, America and Africa.
(C&A, ready to wear fashion chain store).
25, cours Estienne d'Orves : A beautiful old house and the site of Louis XIV’s galley warehouses. This complex, with its vast arcades, old beams and exposed stonework is now home to a library, a publishing house, a restaurant and a tea room.