Top Choice Ice Cream in The Islands


Founded here in 1954, this esteemed glacier (ice-cream maker) is still run by the same family today. Its 70-plus all-natural, chemical-free flavours include fruit sorbets (pink grapefruit, raspberry and rose) and ri…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Île de Ré

La Martinière

No trip to St-Martin de Ré is complete without an ice-cream cone from this glacier extraordinaire. There are between 250 and 300 incredible flavours to choose from, including madras, caviar and oyster, salted carame…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Vieux Nice


There’s no shortage of ice-cream sellers in the old town, but this maître glacier (master ice-cream maker) has been king of the scoops since 1966. The array of flavours is mind-boggling – olive, tomato, fig, beer, l…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bastia


Going strong since 1937, Raugi is a Bastia institution. Flavours range from bog-standard raspberry, lemon and so on to Corsican chestnut, mandarin, fig, aromatic senteur de maquis (scent of Corsican herbal scrubland…
Ice Cream in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

La Tropicale

Pistachio and orange-flower, lemon and absinthe, and mandarine spiced with timut pepper are among the exciting favours at this exceptional ice-creamery near place d'Italie. Ice-cream is made on site in the tiny spac…
Ice Cream in Lyon

Terre Adélice

It's hard to resist the 150 flavours, both divine and daring, at this ice-cream shop on Vieux Lyon's main pedestrian thoroughfare. Play it safe with Valrhona dark chocolate, organic pistachio or vanilla from Madagas…
Ice Cream in Montmartre & Northern Paris


Raw Jersey milk, organic eggs and fresh fruit, and wild herbs from Provence's Luberon region go into Scaramouche's sublime ice creams. Some 40 flavours are available each day, such as lavender, geranium and pistachi…
Ice Cream in Uzès

La Fabrique Givrée

Exquisite seasonal flavours at this late-opening artisanal glacier (ice-cream maker) range from chestnut, salted caramel, and white peach to exotic Iranian pistachio, Indian sesame, Ethiopian coffee, Libyan tangerin…
Ice Cream in St-Germain & Les Invalides

Le Bac à Glaces

Apricot and thyme, lemon and basil, strawberry and rose, and a triple hit of orange, Grand Marnier and chocolate are among the 60 flavours of all-natural ice creams at this luscious glacière (ice-cream maker). A clo…
Ice Cream in The Northwest Coast

Glaces Geronimi

Glaces Geronimi in Sagone, 35km north of Ajaccio, is Corsia’s most gourmet glacier (ice-cream maker).