La Vallée Village is a luxury outlet shopping mall with over 100 boutiques by outstanding French and international designers. You'll find discounts and bargains on famous brands from Gucci and Versace to Jimmy Choo and Salvatore Ferragamo. Attentive staff are ready to park your car, carry your bags or arrange any other service you need, and you can pick up extra discounts or frequent flyer points every time you shop.

La Vallée Village is laid out like a traditional French town, featuring wide paved streets, pretty boutiques with tiled roofs, and wrought-iron lamps hanging from the buildings. The quiet surroundings and ample space offer shoppers a more relaxed experience than most malls in Paris. Read on for more about what there is to see, eat and shop for at La Vallée Village.

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What to buy at La Vallée Village?

La Vallée Village sells some of the biggest brands in luxury retail, including Celine, Gucci, and Valentino. Shop at venerable European fashion houses like Armani and Prada, buy American classics at Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren, or discover up-and-coming brands like Golden Goose and ba&sh. If you're shopping for kids, Bonpoint is a popular brand that sells cute vintage styles, while outdoor brands like Moncler or Napapijri will keep you chic on your next skiing adventures.

If you're looking for a handbag that makes a statement, Bottega Veneta, Coach, and Fendi all have branches at La Vallée Village. Grab a pair of beautiful flats from Repetto, a traditional French ballet shoe company, or get a stunning pair of stilettos from Jimmy Choo. Try out the nature-inspired organic beauty products at Clarins and L'Occitane or discover fun new makeup colours at Make Up For Ever.

What are the highlights and features of La Vallée Village?

La Vallée Village has myriad services and extras to make your visit memorable. VIP experiences on offer at the village include a personal shopper to help you pick out the perfect outfit, and a collection service for your shopping bags so you can pick them up at the end of the day. Sign up for a shopping package and get personal assistance plus a 10% discount on everything you buy.

Take a break from your marathon shopping spree for sandwiches and coffee at Pret A Manger. Visit Ladurée to pick up pretty boxes of candy-coloured macarons, or grab a gelato from Amorino. La Vallée Village also exhibits masterpieces by contemporary international artists, as well as pop-up bars and live DJs. Previous displays included giant pop-art paintings, creative graffiti, and a 5-metre-tall sculpture of a polar bear.

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Good to know about La Vallée Village

La Vallée Village offers free Wi-Fi around the mall and in every store. Download the village's free app and you'll get an interactive map of the shops and updates about the latest offers and discounts available on your favourite brands. Become a member and scan your QR code every time you buy something to get extra treats like complimentary, hands-free shopping or gourmet bites.

The mall is 40 minutes from central Paris by car, following the A4 motorway eastbound. La Vallée Village also has charging points for electric vehicles. To get here by public transport, take the RER train on Line A and get off at Val d'Europe station. The village also operates a daily shuttle from hotels at Disneyland, just 10 minutes away. The Welcome Centre offers pushchairs and wheelchairs for free.

La Vallée Village near Paris

Location: 3 Cours de la Garonne, 77700 Serris, France

Open: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm

Phone: +33 (0)1 60 42 35 00

Victoria Hughes | Contributing Writer