Real estate. Paris, Cannes, Lyon… Where are the most expensive streets in France?

No, Rue de la Paix, in Paris, is not the most expensive in France, no offense to Monopoly players… Which does not prevent the capital from hosting the most expensive addresses in France. The online property valuation site Meilleurs Agents has published its ranking of the most expensive streets in the 50 largest cities in France.

. This is what you need to remember.

Paris dominates the ranking

As expected, the top of the ranking is dominated by five streets in the capital. The award for the most expensive street in France goes to Rue de Furstemberg, a small street located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, in the very chic neighborhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. In this area of ​​the capital, an apartment will cost you 24,272 euros per square meter.

Just behind comes the famous Quai des Orfèvres, located next to the Seine on the Île de la Cité, with a price of 23,777 euros per square meter. If you want to stay on the legendary Avenue Montaigne, you will have to pay 23,123 euros per square meter. Behind, rue de l’Abbaye (21,833 euros per square meter), in the 6th arrondissement, and rue Guynemer (21,739 euros per square meter), located in the Odéon district, still in the 6th arrondissement.

As a reminder, the average house price in the capital was 9,403 euros per square meter on March 1.

The ever popular Côte d’Azur

After Paris, the sunny Côte d’Azur remains as popular as ever and is driving up property prices. Just behind the capital, Cannes has the most expensive streets in France. To buy a home on the legendary Boulevard de la Croisette, facing the sea, you will have to pay 12,410 euros per square meter. Antibes ranks third among the cities with the most expensive streets in France, with Boulevard Kennedy at 10,948 euros per square meter.

In the same region, it is followed by Avenue Jean-Lorrain in Nice, with an average price of 10,300 euros per square meter. Aix-en-Provence is fifth in the ranking, with Avenue Giuseppe Verdi priced at €8,615 per square meter. In Marseille, Avenue Maréchal Lyautey is the most expensive street in the city of Marseille, located in the Roucas Blanc district, in the 7th arrondissement (7,066 euros per square meter).

Lyon right behind

Lyon occupies seventh position, with rue Gasparin, located between Place Bellecour and Place des Jacobins, in the 2nd arrondissement, where you will have to pay 6,743 euros per square meter to purchase a property. In the VI district of the capital of Gaul, a square meter on Franklin Roosevelt Street will cost you 6,626 euros.

Followed by rue Voltaire in Bordeaux (6,579 euros per square meter), avenue des Minimes in La Rochelle (6,452 euros per square meter) and rue Sainte-Anne in Toulouse (5,864 euros per square meter).

Saint-Étienne, the most affordable city

In the rest of the ranking of the most expensive streets within the 50 largest cities in France, we find the Place de la Cathédrale, in Strasbourg (5,825 euros per square meter); Boulevard de la Bataille de Stalingrad, in Villeurbanne (5,294 euros per square meter); rue Farconnet, in Grenoble (4,547 euros per square meter); rue de Rouen, in Dijon (3,783 euros per square meter); rue des Messageries, in Metz (3,300 euros per square meter); Chemin des Champs Nardin, in Besançon (3,018 euros per square meter) or even Boulevard Charles-V, in Nancy (2,836 euros per square meter).

At the bottom of the ranking, rue Gabriel Calamand, the most expensive street in Saint-Étienne, is worth 2,165 euros per square meter and therefore 100 m² will cost 216,500 euros. Theoretically the equivalent of 9 m² on rue Furstemberg in Paris!

Source: Real estate price survey carried out by Meilleurs agents in March 2024.

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