Sustainable Winter Break in Paris

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Where to stay, go out, and shop sustainable in Paris

Paris is always a good idea and we're not going to argue with Audrey Hepburn! If you are planning a trip to Paris and want to explore the City of Light in sustainable style, look no further than our conscious guide to shopping, eating, drinking and sleeping in this vibrant, oh so chic city. Your romantic weekend, fun trip with the girls, 48 hours of culture, trip to wander the elegant boulevards, or business break in the French capital can be cool, conscious and achingly, ethically stylish. Here is our pick of Paris hotels, cafes, shops and spas for the sustainably savvy traveller.

And did we mention that Paris has recently outlined plans to become the .

Bon voyage cheris!



EDEN LODGE WHERE TO STAY Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: edenlodgeparis.net

Eden Lodge, a three-minute walk from the Alexandre Dumas metro station, is a sophisticated boutique guesthouse set in a contemporary zero-carbon building. Equipped with all the latest eco innovations such as a wood pellets boiler, solar energy, rainwater harvesting, air purifying tiling and听Japanese toilets, it also hasa beautiful garden with biodiverse plants and mature trees.

The rooms are modern and elegant and come with the usual free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, minibars, and... en suite bathrooms with low-water-consumption toilets. All have balconies or patios.听

Complimentary continental breakfast is served on a communal table in a guest kitchen, or on the terrace. Bikes are are available to loan.


Hotel GAVARNI WHERE TO STAY Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
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The first independent hotel in Paris to receive the EU 听Ecolabel of environmental excellence awarded to products and services meeting high environmental standards throughout their life-cycle. Hotel Gavarni Ecolabel criteria include renewable energy, energy听efficiency, regulation of water flow, waste management and fully听organic breakfasts.

In the heart of Paris, close to the shops, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elys茅es, the hotel really does offer a haven of peace and sophistication for the conscious traveller. Rooms feature free wifi, flat screen TVs, minibar and ensuites.

Hotel Gavarni breakfasts are sourced from local organic farms. This is ecotourism in the heart of Paris!


LE CITIZEN HOTEL PARIS WHERE TO STAY Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: lecitizenhotel.com

Exceptionally located on the Canal Saint Martin in the heart of a vibrant neighbourhood,听Le Citizen is committed to reducing its impact on the environment with green practices including water conservation, recycling and energy saving policies.

The fresh, bright interiors with natural materials and light wood furniture echo the boutique hotel's eco credentials. Rooms feature听canal views, free Wi-Fi, iPads, flat screen TVs and designer toiletries.



Grounded PARIS VEGAN CAFE Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: @grounded_paris

Breakfast in Paris can be still a croissant and a caf茅 creme but in bright new sustainable Paris you will find now plenty of healthy options.

One of our favourite healthy food places is Grounded Paris, a vegan coffee shop serving chia bowls, gluten free avocado toast, vegan cinnamon rolls, brioche sandwiches and many more delicious treats for breakfast and lunch.

location: 101 rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris


Wild and the moon PARIS VEGAN CAFE Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: @wildandthemoon

Wild & The Moon is a truly eco friendly, vegan, gluten free, organic restaurant. It was created by a tribe of food lovers, chefs, nutritionists and naturopaths who believe that food should be good for you, good for the planet and just delicious.

Here you will find a selection of cold pressed juices, nut milks, smoothies, salads, soups, desserts, super bowls and snacks. Serves breakfast, lunch and early dinner.


LE GRANIER DE NOTRE DAME restaurant Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
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Next to Notre Dame is the very first vegetarian and macrobiotic restaurant in Paris. Le Grenier de Notre Dame has worked with the same local growers (for the pumpkins, root vegetables, endives and cabbages) since its opening in 1978.

At Le Grenier you can enjoy vegetarian and vegan versions of French food and other international cuisines like falafel in a cosy bistro atmosphere.

location: 18 Rue de la Bucherie, 75005, Paris


LE POTAGER DE CHARLOTTE restaurant Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: @lepotagerdecharlotte

If you are a foodie and vegan, Le Potager de Charlotte is an absolute must.

Vegan brothers David and Adrien are dedicated to gourmet plant based cuisine.Farmers market sourced ingredients come together in dishes like chickpea and rice pancakes with cashew cream, and quinoa with pomegranate, marinated tofu with roasted hazelnuts. Sunday brunch is an all-in feast of granola, pancakes, avocado, hummus and more. Bon 'App!

location: 12 rue de la Tour d'Auvergne, 9e, Paris

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Where to shop sustainable in Paris Centre Commercial fashion Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
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A multibrand store started by the two founders of sustainable sneaker brand Veja. Centre Commercial combines fashion with social commitment, and artistic projects with environmental concerns.

Here you'll find ethical and sustainable brands including Suzie Winkle, Veja, Valentine Gauthier, Baserange, Zespa, Mara Hoffman, Kowtow, and many more.

location: 9, rue Madame |听2, rue de Marseille |听22, rue Yves Toudic


Where to shop sustainable in Paris APPARTEMENT FRANCAIS fashion Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: lesmainsbaladeuses.com

A concept store on a mission to share the love for products made in France.

Here you will find everything, from beautiful bags and quirky jewellery, to fabulous perfumes and essentials, all made in France. A true treasure trove of gifts for friends, family and you, bien sur.

location: 27 rue du Bourg-Tibourg 75004 Paris


Where to shop sustainable fashion ALTERMUNDI PARIS fashion Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
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This boutique that offers a chic and eco friendly collection of products from Fair Trade certified companies. All articles are听designed and produced by French and European designers.

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photo: bisboutiquesolidaire.fr

Nothing more is fashionable than vintage. Add Paris as your location and you are in store for some unique and totally on-trend fashion finds to treasure.

In a contemporary setting, Bis Boutique Solidaire combines vintage with preloved high end ready-to-wear fashion. Here you'll find听affordable vintage garments and accessories for women, men and children, curated daily by the discerning team.

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Organic beauty shop cosmetics Paris MADEMOISELLE BIO Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
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The organic answer to beauty emporium Sephora. This multibrand beauty chain offers听mostly European brands such as Melita, Weleda, Phyt鈥檚 and of course, Dr. Hausckhka.

Mademoiselle Bio also offers a popular range of听treatments including massages, facials, manicures and organic waxing. We recommend you book in advance!


Organic beauty shop cosmetics Paris FLORAME Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: @florame

Established 28 years ago, Florame offers a wide range of high performance beauty and well being products made entirely from natural processes and raw materials that have been rigorously selected and officially certified.

Why not spoil yourself with one of Florame's in-house beauty treatments while you are here...


HAIR DRESSER WHAT THE FLOWER PARIS Winter break in Paris sustainable city guide 六合彩开奖
photo: @whattheflower_paris

What the Flower, the most unique hair salon in Paris, perfectly captures the idea of all natural beauty. Here you will enjoy eco chic hair care in a听unique nature inspired atmosphere.

All hair treatments are carried out with 100% plant and vegetable based hair colour, shampoos, masks, and styling products. You just sit back and enjoy the experience, surrounded by plant life.

location: 35 rue du Chemin Vert, 75011 Paris.

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