Shared shuttle from Galeries Lafayette to Orly Paris airport
History and visit the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann in Paris
It is a shopping center located on Boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement of the French capital. They extended over an area of 70,000 square meters and had around 25 million visitors in 2009. They are attached to the branch galleries Lafayette, new galleries group Galeries Lafayette. The building is served by several subway stations whose floor stations Antin, Le Havre Caumartin metro and La Fayette. It is also served by the Paris RER station Auber.
Galleries Lafayette Commencement by the association of Théophile Bader and Alphonse Kahn in 1893 to take a new trade. In 1894 they opened the doors of the store "Galleries Lafayette". It is located at the intersection of Rue de la Chaussee d'Antin and Rue La Fayette in the vicinity of the Gare Saint-Lazare and Boulevard of the Opera Garnier. The location of the store attracted a large number of customers and clerks of the petty and middle bourgeoisie. The company acquired the buildings 1 rue La Fayette and in 1896 a few blocks from Boulevard Haussmann and Rue de la Chaussee d'Antin in 1903. The redevelopment has been made in the buildings followed by Georges Chedanne Ferdinand Chanut. The incredible dome named the new dome was finished art in 1912. The first store that was on the Boulevard Haussmann was opened in 1908 and the brand Galeries Lafayette became a trademark in 1900. The new store will be opened in October 1912 consisted of five floors, balconies, and the famous dome. He had 96 rays, a tea room, a library and a hair salon.
The great dome of Galeries Lafayette is in the Byzantine style. It measures 33 meters in height and is made by a dozen bundles of stained glass windows aligning with a metal frame adorned with sculptures. The banisters and balustrades are decorated with foliage on the lower floors are the works of artist Louis Majorelle. The great hall of the building is illuminated by a golden light from the dome. This light shines merchandise stores. The building also has a terrace that allows you to see the city of Paris in all its splendor. Galleries Lafayette with great success with these attractive displays, these hundreds of new, compelling fashion and diversify its offerings. Since opening the galleries knew successive transformations as the establishment of the first escalators between 1952 and 1956, a new men's store in 1969 and boutiques in the central ground floor in 1974. They are the first rank in turnover compared to other malls in Paris since 1975. These sales figures are increasing and was estimated at over one billion euros in 2009. Currently, the Chinese become main foreign customers galleries followed by Americans and Japanese. This foreign customers are particularly attracted by the know-how to the French. This store is also included in some movies like "Chinese in Paris" or "Fear City".
Transfer to the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann in Paris
Galeries Lafayette Haussmann are at a distance of 23 km from Orly airport, 26 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 85 km from the airport of Beauvais.