are all kinds of small food shops and delicatessens
near Les Trois Palmes selling excellent produce
from the region and beyond and making shopping more
of an exploration than a chore.
well worth browsing are the multitude of antique and
art shops, often hidden away in the narrow streets.
are also quite likely to stumble across street markets
selling anything from bric-a-brac and craft to antiques
you like to be the one to go out to get the bread
and croissants for breakfast, along with various
things to go with them, you will be in heaven. (If
not, you should try it!) Within two to three minutes
walk of Les Trois Palmes there are at least five boulangeries,
so you certainly have quite a choice!
| Boulangerie just
down the street...
nearest (turn right out of the door and up about 30 metres
to the end of the street) is probably the quaintest and
is well respected by locals.
round the corner from there and up the road about
30 metres and you reach the famous provencal market with its
stunning displays of food - colours and smells that
excite the senses even before you get your discoveries
home! (The local jams, though not cheap, are well
| Fromagerie at
end of Rue Guillaumont
halfway down the market, if you turn left down Rue Sade you will after about
20 metres reach the other end of Rue Guillaumont.
There is an excellent fromagerie (cheese shop)
on one corner, and a boucherie (butcher's
shop) on the other. Continue down Rue Sade and you
will find several patisseries, delicatessens and
other food shops to tempt you.
you still lack some basics, there is a normal grocer's
shop on the left before you reach Place Nationale
(and supermarkets also close by). If you want to
food shop for later, in Place Nationale you will
find fish and seafood shops and just about anything
else you might need.