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Royal Cardinal Fashion and shopping

Charming elegance; shopping in the covered passages

Do you know about the covered passages of Paris? Charming, elegant and of great historical and architectural interest, these hidden arcades are an absolute joy. They are ideal for a little leisurely browsing and shopping, and when you’re ready for a break they also offer delightful restaurants and tea rooms. Dotted throughout the capital, the covered passages date from the 19th and early 20th centuries, and each has its own personality. Explore these extraordinary places during your next stay in Paris at the Hotel Royal Cardinal.

The charm of summer in Paris

Discover Paris in the summer. If you have a passion for shopping the Summer Sales await. If spending time on the beach is your thing then Paris Plages has everything you need for summer fun. The Royal Cardinal takes you there for a wonderful stay in Paris

Paris becomes the capital of the Winter Sales

The Christmas period can be tough on the bank balance, yet you still want to ease the January blues with a little retail therapy. If so, we would like to offer an effective solution to your dilemma: the Paris Winter Sales, when department stores and small shops throughout the capital slash their prices. And to unwind after your shopping spree, we suggest a visit to an excellent wellness trade fair. If sport is your relaxation of choice, then opt for the 25th World Men’s Handball Championship, which also takes place this month.

Discover some typically Parisian markets

Paris has a long commercial tradition. Its food markets, the oldest of which dates from 1615, offer the freshest foods produced by local growers and artisans as well as exotic items from elsewhere, and allow visitors to get a real feel for a neighbourhood. With 82 markets throughout the city, there’s certainly plenty of choice. To discover Paris, visit its markets!