Food in Strasbourg

La Cloche à Fromage Boutique

Sells creamy Tomme, ripe Camembert and other first-rate cheeses.
Cheese in Colmar

Fromagerie St-Nicolas

Follow your nose to pungent Munster, Tomme and ripe Camembert. BYOB (bring your own baguette) and they’ll make you a sandwich.
Homewares in Nancy


At Daum’s flagship shop you can admire limited-edition crystal knick-knacks and jewellery, often with a naturalistic theme.
Sweets in Nancy


They don’t make sweet shops like this 1840s treasure any more, where a bird chirps a welcome as you enter. One of the old-fashioned sweet tins made a cameo appearance in the film Amélie. Bergamotes de Nancy (bergamo…
Market in Strasbourg

Farmers’ Market

Stalls are piled high with everything from locally produced foie gras to organic fruit and honey.
Sweets in Nancy

Maison des Sœurs Macarons

When Nancy’s Benedictine nuns hit hard times during the French Revolution, they saw the light in heavenly macarons. They’re still made to the original recipe (egg whites, sugar, Provençal almonds) at this old-world …
Homewares in Nancy


Shop like royalty (or window-shop like mere mortals) for exquisite crystal and jewellery here, where the simplest ring – impossibly delicate – goes for €250.
Sweets in Strasbourg

Mireille Oster

Cherubs adorn this heavenly shop where Strasbourg’s pain d’épices (gingerbread) fairy Mireille Oster tempts with handmade varieties featuring figs, amaretto, cinnamon and chocolate. Have a nibble before you buy.
Sweets in Strasbourg


Sumptuous truffles and pralines, weightless macarons and edible Strasbourg landmarks – renowned chocolatier Christian’s creations are mini works of art.
Food in Colmar

Les Foie Gras de Liesel

Marco and Marianne Willmann produce the silkiest, most subtly flavoured goose and duck foie gras in town. Check out their tastings to enjoy it with fresh bread, fig chutney and a glass of Gewürztraminer or pinot gri…