The Pyrenees shopping

Top Choice Market in Vallée de l’Ariège

Marché de St-Girons

In the village of St-Girons, a massive market spreads along the riverbank every Saturday throughout the year. If you're in the area, it's well worth fitting it into your itinerary. You'll find beautiful fruits and v…
Vintage in Pau


After browsing the boutiques of nearby rue Serviez, stop by BricOTruc, which has a delightful assortment of recycled jewellery, picture frames, toys, artwork, vases and other assorted bric-a-brac, all handsomely dis…
Chocolate in Pau

Francis Miot

Champion jam-maker Francis Miot makes wonderfully quirky sweets and handmade chocolates. There's also a tea salon here with tartines (open-faced sandwiches) and daily lunch specials (menus €11 to €13).
Chocolate in Pau


One of Pau’s renowned chocolatiers, Josuat has been serving up sweet temptations since 1880.
Fashion & Accessories in Pau

Au Parapluie des Pyrénées

This lovely old shop makes the beech-handled, rattan-ribbed umbrellas traditionally used by Pyrenean shepherds. Also specialises in the anachronistic art of umbrella repair.
Cosmetics in Cauterets

Pavillon des Abeilles

This shop sells honeys, beeswax candles and pollen-derived skincare products.