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5 bonnes raisons de faire du Shopping à Pau - Loëla
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5 good reasons to go shopping in Pau

Ah, the sweetness of life in the South-West! Well-stocked tables, proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees mountains… If you are passing through Béarn, the city of Pau will welcome you with open arms.
Whether for a day of sightseeing or a shopping getaway in Pau, the shops in the city center are a must! As a couple, family or friends, come stroll around Pau and treat yourself to a shopping day! Discover now 5 good reasons to come shopping in Pau! 😊

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1. Breathe the air of Béarn: it's good to live there!

The charm of the city will inevitably seduce you. The nearby nature, the Pyrenees that you can touch with your fingertips, and its rich architectural past will undoubtedly seduce you. Pau is a city strewn with gardens and parks and it is pleasant to stroll in this city on a human scale.

We contemplate, we take the time. From the city centre, the panoramic view of the Pyrenees range, facing south, is breathtaking. Each season offers its share of surprises. In summer, the colors are bright, the trees are verdant and the palm trees bring an exotic summer touch. In winter, the snow settles on the peaks, the trees lose their leaves and the light becomes softer.

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2. Shopping in Pau: a diversified commercial offer

With its many trendy boutiques and elegant shop windows, Pau is a city where it is good to go shopping! Ready-to-wear, jewellery, pastries, delicatessen, local specialties, souvenirs, there is something for all tastes and all wallets.

Must visit the new, newly renovated Halles de Pau in the morning. Local producers are waiting for you to offer you a multitude of Béarnaise flavors that will delight your taste buds! Local cheeses, vegetables and fruits from our orchards, local specialities, the Béarnais terroir awaits you!

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Take the time to take a break after your shopping and relax on the terrace, in the shade of a parasol, in the many bars, brasseries and ice cream parlors of Boulevard des Pyrénées which offer you a 180 degree view of the mountain range. It's almost a mandatory step to stop for a drink!

You can stroll as you wish in the heart of the city animated by its many pedestrian streets, from Place Clémenceau to the Château district.

Between mountain and countryside, Pau offers a unique "shopping" setting in the Pyrénées Atlantiques.

3. Take a tour of the best women's boutiques in Pau

You are probably wondering where to go shopping in Pau? Well, trendy boutique addicts won't know where to turn! In the pedestrianized center of Pau, there are charming women's fashion boutiques.
Of course, the big luxury brands and well-known chain stores are present.But let's not forget the many
independent shops in Pau which will offer you their finest selections and will certainly meet your desires. of the moment!

Among them you will find shops like Le Comptoir de Lucie, MonDbo (rue Maréchal Joffre), Sarah's studio (rue de Foix), Camille's apartment (rue de Cordeliers) , Caprice (rue Montpensier) and of course Loëla Boutique (rue Alexander Taylor)!

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4 Shops near you

Whether on foot or by bike, you can circulate freely in this large pedestrian city center. Fashion junkies will rejoice, the trendy boutiques are downtown and accessible to foot! From rue Alexander Taylor, via Serviez and rue Joffre to the Château district, you can get around easily and freely!

If you come by car, you will find it easy to park in the many underground car parks in the city center (Clémenceau, Bosquet, Aragon, Beaumont) or on the large open-air car park at Place Verdun. You put down your vehicle and you circulate entirely on foot throughout the hyper-centre!

Throughout the year, many events enliven the city center and the neighborhoods of Pau. There are many activities to do in Pau as a family. Carnival, Easter, music festival, Christmas village, Estiv'Oc, the summer sale, so many good reasons to combine shopping in Pau with relaxation!

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5. Take advantage of a shopping day in Pau to do some sightseeing

During your shopping day in Pau, there are a few must-see places that you will have to visit. We have already talked about it, impossible to miss the famous Boulevard des Pyrénées, 2 km long, offering a magnificent panorama.
Passing by the
Château de Pau is also unmissable, you will inevitably see it when you go shopping for your souvenirs in the Château district or enjoy a delicious glass of Jurançon in the many bars and restaurants of this famous district with its cobbled streets.
In any case, the
Pau Tourist Office, also in the heart of the city, will be able to help you organize your stroll !

For a relaxing after-shopping stroll , Beaumont Park offers you a breath of fresh air! Large landscaped garden, there are century-old trees, a small pond and a bandstand.

Finally, from the station, you can access the city center by a free funicular allowing you to reach the city center effortlessly! It is now a tourist attraction in its own right that deserves to be visited.

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So, when are you (re)coming to go shopping in Pau ? 😉


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