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Address: 19 ter, rue Petite-Fusterie, 84000 Avignon. 
Tel.: (33)(4)90863766 
Opening days: Mondays~Staurdays. 
An old curiosity shop where Hervé Baume also sells his own creations, garden furniture, metal & crystal objects. 

DARRICAU (Confectionery/Cakes) 
Address: 7, Place Gambetta, 33000 Bordeaux 
Tel.: (33)(5)56442149 
Opening hours: 10:00~19:00. Closed onSundays. 
Institution in Bordeaux. Great cakes cakes including the most famous cake in town, the "canele", jams, decoration confectionery. A paradise for the sweet tooth! 
HARTFORD (Shirts for men and Ladies)
Address: 14, Place des Grands Hommes, 33000 Bordeaux 
Tel.: (33)(5)56790414 
Opened around 1990, great shop offering shirts for men and lasies of their own making only. Very original colours and designs. For people looking for their own only! 

JEAN D'ALOS (Cheeses) 
Address: 4, rue Montesquieu, 33000 Bordeaux 
Tel.: (33)(5)56442986 
Open every day, 10:00~21:00. Credit cards accepted. 
The best cheese specialist in town. 
Very rich in fresh raw milk cheeses and regional specialties. A must for the officionados! 

Address: Place de Grands Hommes, 33000 Bordeaux 
A very modern round three-storied edifice located inside the triangle formed by Cours G. Clemenceau, Allees de Tourny and Cours de l'Independance. 
A pracical shopping center, especially with the food deprtment and supermarket on the basement, luxury goods on the ground floor and the second floor solely conceived for the pleasure of children! 

(Manager: Fabrice Bacro, Maître Chocolatier: Serge Couzigou) 
Opening hours (Please check on the telephone!) 
Address: 4, avenue de la Marne, 64200, Biarritz. 
Tel. & Fas: (33)(5)59245050 
Office: (33)(5)59230410 
Chocolate was first introduced in France by Basque sailors, hence the location of this remarkable 
museum. You can not only taste and buy some very food chocolates but also watch a film about the history and manufacture of chocolate either in French or English! A must if you can visit that charming city made famous by Louis Napaleon III's wife. 

Address: 18, rue de la Citadelle, 34500 Béziers 
Tel.: (33)(4)67286459 
This venerable bakery founded in 1894 offers the local specialoty called "Petit Pâté de Béziers", a dry pastry made with lamb, orange peel and candied lemon. 

Address: rue Pasteur, 14340 Cambremer 
Tel.: (33)(2)31630887 
Fax: (33)(2)31630821 
Find the list of the best cider & calvados producers in Cambremer, including Beuvron-en-Auge, Bonnebosq and Beaufour-Duvral. Check whether they have the label "Cru de Cambremer". Enter and taste as every vintage is diffrent. 

Address: Didier Raoust-Maestracci. 213, route de Santa Reparata, Feliceto, 20260, Calvi, Corse. 
Rel.: (33)(4)95617211 
The place to try "e prove", a potent red wine produced in this region. 

CLERMONT-FERRAND (Centre-Massif Central)
MARC LEROUX (Antique Toys) 
Address: 11, rue Blaise Pascal, 63000, Clermont-Ferrand 
Tel.: (33)(4)73901493 
Open in the afternoons except on Sundays. Call before visiting. 
A haven for playful wood and iron pieces - bears, old carousel horses, roller pianos, etc. 

Address: 17, rue Bayard, 38000 Grenoble 
Tel.: (33)(4)76443625 
Opening hours: 06:00~12:30, 15:00~19:30 
Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
A charming old-fashioned tiled shop for cheese-lovers. 
Let the owner be your guide: he can suggest the best wines to go with your selection of cheeses! 

ILE DE RE (West)
The island has some very interesting open air markets usually within distance or associated with covered markets. Both open 07:30~13:00 
One can buy local produce, especially local salt, cheeses and pork meat (sausages, hame, et al) and scrumptious seafood. 
especially recommended: Saint-Martin-en-Re, La Couarde-sur-Mer, Ars-en-re and La Flotte. 
BARBOTINE (Antiques/Objects9
Address: 21, Quai G. Clemenceau, 17410 saint-Martin-en-re, ile de Re
Tel.: (33)(5)46092182
Very charming liitle shop by the harbour. All kinds of antiques and art objects. Carpets.
Warm welcome.
cards ok
Address: 18, rue du havre, 17590, Ars-en-Re, Ile de Re 
Tel.: (33)(5)46310586 
Opened every day 10:00~13:00, 16:00~19:00 
A very originaal shop taking you back to the Middle Ages! 
Pork meats, cakes, biscuits, small breads, all homemade, according to Medieval recipes! 
Very tasty! 
Not to miss! 
Address: 29, Garande Rue, 17670 La Couarde-Sur-Mer, Ile de Re. 
Tel.: (33)(5)46298268 
Opening hours: 10:00~19:00 (during the high season only) 
Created by a local association of artists, a small Ali Baba Cavern Treasure where one can discover unique creations in metal, pottery, glass and more unusual material. 
A feast for the eye! very reasonable prices. A must! 
Cards ok 
LA LOUBINE (clothing)
Address: Quai Job Foran, 17410 Saint-Mrtin-en-Re, Ile de Re
Tel.: (33)(5)46091255
A clothing shop offering clothes especially designed for enjoying the shore and the sea.
Warm welcome.
Cards ok
Address: 13, rue de Sully, Saint-Martin-en-Re, 17410 Ile de Re 
Tel.: (33)(5)46090642 
Opened every day with a lunch break 
The best salt in the Re Island! 
All questions and queries answered with a great smile. Great quality. The must if you visit Re Island! 
mail sales possible.visit their site! 
Cards ok. 
LE PIED D'ALOUETTE (Painted silk garments and objects)
Address: Near the harbour, 17410 Saint-Martin-en-Re, Ile de Re
Tel.: (33)(5)46092903
Oepned every day in high season until late at night.
An extremely original shop full of unique painted silk garments fro handkerchiefs to curtains. All designs created by owner/artist.
A must!
very warm elcome.
Cards not accepted.

LA CONFISERIE MEERT (Confectionery) 
Address: 25-27, rue Esquermoise, 59000 Lille 
Tel.: (33)(3)20570744 
Opening hours: 09:00~19:30 (Mondays to Saturdays) and 09:00~13:00 & 15:00~19:30 (Sundays) 
The lovely architecture and decor of this candy store, the oldest one in Lille, makes this an irresistible tempatation. Try their specialty: spiced brown sugar waffles, "gaufre fourrée à la cassonade". 

ACTE II (Clothing/Ladies) 
Address: 26, rue du Temple, 17000 La rochelle 
Tel.: (33)(5)46425376 
Fax: (33)(5)46343933 
recently opened (circa 2001) clothing shop with very original design in thick cloth or wool. 
Most colours are plin and warm. Original design fit young to middle-aged ladies.  

LIBRAIRIE GREFINE (Cartoons, Mangas, Illustrated Books, Miniatures) 
Address: 57, rue Saint-Nicholas, 17000 la Rochelle 
tel.: (33)(5)46414685 
Fax: (33)(5)45419556
Opening hours: 09:30~19:30 (closed on Sundays and Monday mornings) 
Pruvate parking available 
Great shop packed withlatest and vintage cartoons, mangas, illstrated books and a crowd of miniatures! 
For the fans! 
Very warm welcome! 
Cards ok. Orders accepted through e-mails or faxes. 

Address: Place du Marche, 17000 La Rochelle 
opening hours: 07:30~13:00 
A very interesting indoors market as found in many middle-sized French towns, if you are looking for fresh products. first-class fish and seafood, of course. But also some extremely fine and rare local cheeses, especially goat cheeses. A must if you happen to visit the city. The earlier in the morning, the better. 
Visit the stand of CHARCUTERIE CAMUS G. (Tel.: 33-5-46416283) for good ham, slalami and prepared dishes. Also caters for cocktails, lunches, buffet parties as "traiteur". 

BERNARDAUD (Chinaware) 
Address: 27, avenue Albert Thomas, 87000, Limoges 
Tel.: (33)(5)55773966 
Opening hours: 09:30~18:30. Closed on Sundays. 
A major Limoges porcelain/china factory outlet. Good prices. 

Address: Zone industrielle Magné, Route de Toulouse, 87000, Limoges 
Tel.: (33)(5)55302186 
Opening hours: April~December: 08:30~19:30, January~March: 09:30~19:00. 
Buy Limoges chinaware directly from the factory at bery good prices. 

Address: 87, avenue de la Perrière, 56100, Lorient. 
tel.: (33)(2)97870863 
Everything for life on the sea, from clothes to fishing gear. 

Address: 42, Cours Franklin-Roosevelt, 69006 Lyon 
Tel.: (33)(4)78243798 
Opening hours: 08:00~19:00 (Tuesday~Saturday) and 08:30~16:30 (Sunday). Closed on Mondays. Closed 12:00~14:00 in December. 
Words could never describe the delicacies offered by the master French chocolate maker Jean-Jacques Benachon. Do not miss the "Palers d'Or". 

FOIRE AUX SANTONS (Santon Dolls Fair) 
Address: Allée de Meihlan, Marseille 
Opeming hours: 08:00~19:30. 
The month-long fair held each December is the perfect time to stock up on the traditional santons, or clay créche figures, which are hand-made by craftsmen in Provence. 

Address: 14, rue J.-J. Henner, 68100 Mulhouse. 
Opening hours: 10:00~18:00 
Top-quality reproductions of tablecloths, scarves, etc. from the fabric-stamping Museum. 

Address: 10, place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville, 68100, Mulhouse 
Address: (33)(3)89456214 
Opening hours: 09:00~21:00. Closed on Tuesday afternoons. 
This shop offers a selection of delicious cheeses, game and great Alsatian wines. Taste before you buy, or enjoy a gourmet meal in the restaurant. 

ARDOÏNO (Oils, Pasta, etc.) 
Address: 4, rue de la Terrasse, o6000 Nice. 
Rel.: (33)(4)93622072 
Imperia (Liguria) olive oil, lasta,rice, balsamico vinegar from Italy. 

AUER (Sweets, jams,etc.) 
Address: 7, rue Saint-François-de-Paul, 06000 Nice. 
Tel.: (33)(4)93857798 
Founded in 1820, this local confectionery offers preserved fruits, local jams and quality chocolates. 

Address: 14, rue Saint-François-de-Paul, 06000 Nice 
Tel.: (33)(4)93857692 
Oils and Olives in precious flagons. Perfumed soap. 

À LA MÈRE DE FAMILLE (Candy/Ice-creams) 
Address: 33, Faubourg-Montmartre, 75009 Paris. 
Opening hours: 08:15~13:30/15:00~19:00. Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
Tel.: (33)(1)47708369 
An old-fashioned candy and ice-cream shop that offers up the stuff that dreams are made of: butter caramels, spicecake, candied fruits and more! 

ALLÉOSSE (Cheeses) 
Address: 13, rue Poncelet, 75017, Paris. 
Closed on Sundays. 
Tel.: (33)(1)46225045 
Probably the best cheese dealer in Paris. Some very unusual cheeses included. 

BANQUE DE L'IMAGE (Postcards, etc.) 
Address: 13, rue de la Cassonerie (Les Galles), 75001 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45080641 
Definitely one of the best postcards shops in the city. Enormous range at very reasonable prices. Worth a visit! 

BERTRAND (British furniture) 
Address: 65, rue Guy-Môquet, 75017 Paris. 
Opening hours: 10:00~19:00. Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
Lovely Englidh furniture (mahogany, yew and pine) on display in this 450 square-meter shop. Comfy living room suites and Chesterfield sofas. 

BOIS ET COTON (Wood and Cotton) 
Address: 29, rue de Menilmontant, 75020 paris 
Te.: (33)(1)44620353 
Opening hours: 10:00~13:00, 14:00~19:30 
Closed on Mondays 
A "Wood and Cotton" boutique: handamde cotton futons, wicker and cotton mats, solid birch furniture. 

CATH'ART (Crafts & Souvenirs) 
Address: 13, rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004 Paris. 
Open every day until 22:00. 
Tel.: (33)(1)48048010 
Fax: (33)(1)48040208 
Very interesting shop for souvenirs back home although staff could be a bit more gracious. 

CINÉ-IMAGES (Original Movie Posters) 
Addres:: 68, rue de Babylone, 75007, Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45512750 
Opening hours: 11:00~19:00. Closed on Sindays and Mondays. 
Located opposite the La Pagode Movie Theatre, this shop sells only original film posters from all over the world. A must for collectors! 

CIR (Candles) 
Address: 22, rue Saint-Sulpice, 75006, Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)43264650 
Opening hours: 10:00~19:00 
Closed on Sundays. 
This shop has been making candles since 1643. You will find an enormous collection of shapes, colours and scents. 

COLETTE (Designer items) 
Address: 213, rue Saint-Honoré,. 75005 Paris. 
Opening hours: 11:00~19:30. Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
tel.: (33)(1)42859103 
Designer items including watches, furniture, fashion and lamps on three floors and 700 square meters. The underground has a bar. 

Address: 9, rue des Batignolles, 75017 Paris. 
Opening hours: 11:00~19:30. Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
The brightly lit window is filled with lamps by young designers. 
Unique papier-mâché, metal and glass lamps for under FF500. 

E. DEHILLERIN (Restaurant & Kitchen wares) 
Address: 18-20, rue Coquillère & 51, rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 75006 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42365313 
Fax: (33)(1)42365480 
All about kitchen, restaurant and table wares. Highly specialised. Anything from knices to pors & pans. Send for their mail-catalogue. 

Address: 16, rue Bourbon le Château, 75006 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)43291162 
Wines directly from properties/growers. 
LA DROGUERIE (Wools, buttons, ribbons, beads...) 
Address: 9-11, rue du Jour, 75001 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45089327 
Fax: (33)(1)42363080 
Opening hours: Mondays: 14:00~18:45. Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10:30~18:45. 
Heaven on earth for clothing craftsmen and hobbyists! 
All kinds (and else!) pf beads, ribbons, buttons, with an incredible choice & variety. Always crowded. Knowledgeable and professional staff. A must for people who want to add some character to their clothes, appearance and creations! 

ÉLITE MODEL (Remote controlled models, etc.) 
Address: 121, rue Legendre, 75017 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42264929 
Opening hours: 10:00~13:00, 14:00~19:00. Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
Hundreds of remote controlled boats, cars and planes. along with advice from French nodel champions. 

ENTRÉE DES FOURNISSEURS /Maison d'Entrayes (Buttons, ribbons, accessories) 
Address: 8, rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)48875898 
Fax: (33)(1)48877740 
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Fridays: 10:30~19:00. Saturdays: 11:00~19:00. Mondays: 14:30~19:00. 
Enormous shop at the back of an inner yard. Thousands of buttons, kilometers of ribbons, accessories, etc. 
A must for the do-it-yourself clothing maniacs or collectors! 

L'ESPRIT ET LE VIN (Food & Wines Accessories) 
Address: 81, avenie de Termes, 75017, Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)45748099 
Opening hours: 10:00~13:30, 14:00~19:00. Closed on Sundays & Monday mornings. 
This shop sells all kinds of accessories and accoutrements for wine drinking: corks, glasses, carafes and more. Ut is feequented by  both prifessionals and wine-lovers. 

FAGUAIS (Delicatessen) 
Address: 30, rue de la Tremoille, 75008 Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)47208091 
Opening hours: 09:30~19:00 
Closed on Sundays 
A fine delicatessen offering over 2,000 regional products! 

LA GALERIE DU CHAT ("The Cat Gallery". Objects)
Address: 58, rue Henri Barbuse, 75005 Paris. 
Rel.: (33)(1)43253171 
Animal themes art objects, gifts, pictures, postcards, jewelry & accessories. 

Address: 16, rue Charonne, 75011, Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)49297155 
Fashion  for all ages. Very interesting sober but sophisticated lines. Maunly plain colours. Clothes fit for any occasion. Special line for pregnant wonen. Gentle staff. 

IZRAEL (Spices & delicatessen)
Address: 30, rue François-Miron, 75004 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42728632 
Fax: (33)(1)42728632 
Closed on Sundays. 
Located in the growingly fashionable Marais Jewish Quarter, this Ali Baba's treasure trove harbours about everything: spices, preserves, jams, etc. from all over the world! 

KIOKO (Japanese products) 
Address: 46, rue des Petits Champs, 75002 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42613366 
Closed on Sundays. 
Japanese foods and ingredients. 

LADUREE (Pastries9 
Address: 75, rue des Champs-Elysees, Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)47750875 
Opening hours:07:30~24:30 
Deluxe pastries, with 13 macaroon varieties: coffee, vanilla, rose petal, caramel and more. 

Address: 2, place du Palais Royal, 75005 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42972700 
Opening hours: 11:00~19:00. Closed on Mondays. Closed on Sundays & Mondays in August. 
A little village on three floors with 250 shops showcasing art and antiques from the Middle Ages to Art Nouveau. Exhibitions & lectures. 

MARCHÉ DAUPHINE, STAND 201 (Thierry Leroux-Antiques) 
Address: Stand 201, Thierry Leroux, Place de Saint-Ouen, Porte de Clignancourt, 138-140 rue des Rosiers, Saint-Ouen (on the oyskirts of Patis-Porte de Clignancourt Underground Station) 
Tel.: (33)(1)40110213 
Opened Saturdays, Sundays & mondays. 
There are certainly many antique shops in Saint-Ouen, Porte de Clignancourt. The reasons I particularly like this one are because they deal in reasonable-priced  lifewear antiques especially popular with Japanese customers of all ages and also because Mr. Thierry Leroux is a very courteous, patient and knowledgeable young dealer who moreover enjoys a good chat with his clients. 
Cards OK. 

MONIC (Jewelry, accessories) 
Address: 5, rue des Francs-Bourgeois, 75004 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42723915 
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 10:00~19:00. Sundays: 14:00~19:00. 
Opened in 1946, this shop offers a great variety of originally designed baroque jewelry and accessories conceived from various materials in own atelier. Amber is particularly interesting. Very attractive prices. Warm welcome. 

PAIN D'ÉPICE (Children's toys et al) 
Address: 29, Passage Jouffroy, 75002 Paris. 
Opening hours: 12:30~19:00 on Mondays. 10:30~19:00 from Tuesdays to Saturdays. 
Everything a child would ever want: marionettes, puzzles, music boxes, colouring books, pastels, crayons and old prints of scenes of traditional French life. 

PASAL LE GLACIER (Ice-creams & Sherbets) 
Address: 17, rue Bois le Vent, 75016 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45276184 
Closed on Sundays & Mondays. 
The best in Paris: Sherbets: fig, mango, passion fruit, red orange, rhubarb, mirabelle and great ice-creams. 

PÂTISSERIE VAUDRON (Cakes/confectionery) 
Address: 4, rue de la Jonquière,75017 Paris. 
Opening hours: 07:30~19:30. 
The millefeuille pastries and fresh macarons have made this shop a success since 1930. salted pastries are also quite popular! 

STERN (Mme Stern-Enhraber/Luxury printer) 
Address: 47, passage des Panoramas, 75002 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45088645 
Fax: (33)(1)42369448 
High-class engraver/luxury printer house founded in 1830. Has notably worked for Dumas and Balzac. Now fifth-generation Mrs. Stern looks after her customers with an unequalled expertise. Ex-Libris, Arms-decorated letter paper, high class visiting cards, Arms-engraved Rings, commemrative medals, prestige diplomas, the whole range from traditional to cutomers' likings! Mrs. Stern is not only a craftswoman, she is an artist! 

PETROSSIAN (Luxury Foods) 
Address: 18, boulevard de La-Tour-Maubourg, 75007, Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)44113222 
Opening hours: 09:30~20:00. Closed on Mondays. 
Petrossian is synonymous with smoked salmon and caviar, but also with blinis, vodka and chocolates and comparatively reasonable prices. 

RICHBOND (Moroccan interior goods) 
Address: 74, boulevard de Belleville, 75020 paris 
tel.: (33)(1)43494940 
Opening hours: 10:00~13:00, 14:00~19:30 
Closed on Mondays 
Moroccan home decoration at affordable prices: sofas with mountaiins of cushions, wrought-iron and raffia chairs, curtains, household linen, colourful crockery and nicknacks. 

TANG FRÈRES (Asian products) 
Address: 48, avenue d'Ivry, 75013 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45708000 
Closed on Sundays. 
Gigantic Asian products supermarket. 

80, Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)45223247 
85, rue de Rennes, 75006 paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42226149 
79, rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42850727 
332, rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42606450 
92, rue Saint-Antoine, 75004 Paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)42727666 
Great places to buy last-minute souvenirs. Both practical and decorative. from magnets to dishes et al. Good service and reasonable, even low prices. 

Address: 30, avenue de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris 
Tel.: (33)(1)47425186 
Closed on Sundays. 
Château Margaux 1971 (FF474), Romanée-Conti 1992 (FF3,700), Château d'Yquem1946 (FF3,200) 

WHSMITH,  The English Bookhop 
Address: 248, rue de Rivoli, 75001, paris. 
Tel.: (33)(1)44778899 
Fax: (33)(1)42968377 
Open 09:00~19:30; 13:00~19:30 on Sundays. 

LISTE DES CAVES (Wine cellars) 
Address: 44 bis, allées Paul-Riquet, 64000 Pau. 
Tel.: (33)(5)59212928 
Go there to check the list of the Cellars along the wine route to taste some delicious Jurançon white wines. 

Address: 48, rue Joffre, 64000 Pau. 
Rel.: (33)(5)58276951 
Opening hours: 10:00~12:00. 14:30~19:00. 
Closed on Sundays & Monday mornings. 
Francis Miot makes over 150 jams. One is even said to be an aphrodisiac called "vert galant"! 

(Local cheeses, sausages, delicatessen)
Address: 7, rue Mirabeau, 66000 Perpignan. 
Tel.: (33)(4)68349716 
Fax: (33)(4)68352045 
Excellent French-style Delicatessen selling first-quality products especially local ones whenever possible. Game, sausages, poultry. Great local ly made raw milk cheeses, notably goat and ewe cheeses. Enwuire for new stock ("nouvel arrivage")! Noticed many locals asking the same question! 

Monsieur & Madame ROUVEYRE (Accessories & Paintings)
Address: Rue de la Grande Fontaine, 33330Saint-Emilion 
Very cute shop selling home-made accessories and especially paintings of great quality and originality. 
As for th paintings, ask Mrs. Chantal Rouveyre at "Fraicherude", 24400 Saint-Martin l'Astier. Tel.: (33)(5)53813138 

SAINT-LEGER (Provence)
Address: Saint-Legr, 06260 Puget-Theniers 
Tel.: (33)(4)93050809 
A couple who specilize in farm cheese made from Whole ewe milk.