Food in Toulouse

Le Paradis Gourmand

Haul a smorgasbord of French goodies home with a little help from this old-style sweets shop. Standout sugar highs include teardrop-shaped calissons d'Aix, made from marzipan, and Breton-style salted caramels....

Market in Toulouse

Marché des Carmes

For a smaller scene than Toulouse's main market Marché Victor Hugo, browse the produce – and miscellany such as antique books, stamps and coins – at this covered market south of place de la Trinité.

Food in Toulouse

La Compagnie du Chocolat

Candied orange slices robed in dark chocolate, salted caramel ganache, and nutty Florentines as big as your hand are among the mouthwatering edible gifts on offer here. Such a pity they're too delicious to...

Gifts & Souvenirs in Toulouse

La Maison de la Violette

This button-cute péniche (river barge) sells everything from herbal tea to bath soaps scented with Toulouse’s trademark flower, the violet. It's moored opposite the corner of bd Bonrepos and allée Jean Jaurès.

Market in Toulouse

Marché Bio Toulouse

France's first organic market has been going strong for 30 years. Arrive early to fondle fresh veggies and stock up on organic beer, wine, cheese, honey and more.

Market in Toulouse

Marche St-Étienne

This small antiquarian book market takes place outside the cathedral each Saturday; arrive early for the best finds.