Madeleine - Vendôme

Parisian chic reaches new heights in this luxurious central city neighborhood.

Designer handbags, designer heels, and designer dogs strut the boulevards of Madeleine – Vendome. This couture neighborhood does everything magnifique—perfection emanates from its exotic spice shops and bitter cappuccinos. Madeleine – Vendome’s maze of high-end streets encircle higher-end homes, where arched entryways open into cavernous foyers filled with light and air. Madeleine – Vendome may seem surreal, but review your receipts in the morning and you’ll know you were there.

See places to stay Save this neighborhood

On the Map

Madeleine - Vendôme is bordered by Palais Royal, Louvre - Tuileries, II Arrondissement, Monceau, Saint-Lazare, Opéra - Grands Boulevards, I Arrondissement, IX Arrondissement, and Champs-Elysées

Charles-De-Gaulle Airport: About 55 min by Subway
Orly Airport: About 55 min by Subway (40 min by taxi)
Châtelet-Les-Halles: About 15 min Subway
Eiffel Tower: About 20 min by Subway

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Difficult

A Luxurious Neighborhood

MadeleineVendome Woodson

Place Vendôme is best known for its grand hotels and regal boulevards.

Vendome Knight
marcolivierleblanc

Many famous French jewelers, such as Cartier and Chopard, have their studios around the square.

Vendome Knight
marcolivierleblanc
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson

The area is also known for its many haute couture boutiques, especially along Rue Saint Honoré.

MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson MRelease
MadeleineVendome Woodson MRelease
Vendome Knight
MadeleineVendome Woodson
MadeleineVendome Woodson

Here, luxury is not solely confined to fashion.

MadeleineVendome Woodson
Vendome Knight

Food can be upscale, too.

MadeleineVendome Woodson
Vendome Knight

The famous French delicatessen, Fauchon, makes its home in Madeleine – Vendome.

MadeleineVendome Woodson
The location is fantastic, with everything we needed and more- small supermarket and french pastries for the morning croissants :) also lots of restaurants and luxury shops."
Pixel

Paul

Visited in 2012

Loved by Tourists

MadeleineVendome Woodson

In close proximity to Madeleine square, La Concorde, and Opéra Garnier, Madeleine – Vendome's central location is perfect for exploring.

Vendome Knight
Vendome Knight

Neoclassical designs remind of Greek temples.

MadeleineVendome Woodson
Vendome Knight
MadeleineVendome Woodson
Vendome Knight
MadeleineVendome Woodson

Place Vendôme's column was erected by Napoleon I to commemorate the battle of Austerlitz.

Vendome Knight
MadeleineVendome Woodson
Vendome Knight

The area offers a high volume of cafes and tourist shops around Madeleine square.

Vendome Knight
Vendome Knight
Vendome Knight
Vendome Knight
Vendome Knight

Jet t'aime, Paris.

La Madeleine is a chic and famous area that combines amazing shopping spots, the main Parisian touristic sights (Concorde, Champs Elysées nearby) as well as beautiful green spaces (the Tuileries Gardens)."

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Oliver Knight

View website

Oliver Knight is a freelance photographer who divides his time between two bases in Paris and London. Upon graduation from Camberwell College of the Arts he began shooting for a number of editorial clients. A decade later he has harboured numerous long standing professional relationships regularly shooting editorial features for magazines, travel guides and inflight publications. When not behind the camera he enjoys cycles along the French coast and watching the world go by from his favourite cafe terraces with a cup of tea close at hand.

Rachael Woodson

View website

Rachael Woodson is an American photographer based in Paris. She studied photography at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and ENSBA in Paris. Her work explores realms of psychology and family. She also photographs for clients including Airbnb, Rolling Stone, and Nylon. Rachael had an amazing time photographing the diverse neighborhoods and people of Paris for this project.

Popular Places to Stay

See places to stay Save this neighborhood