A la Mere de Famille, Paris

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Paris’s oldest sweet shop, A la Mere de Famille, was founded in 1761 and is still operating in its original location. On your visit, you will find a charming little store that hasn’t changed much over the past 250 years. If you’re a chocolate lover, try the ice cream, which includes flavors like chocolate sorbet, chocolate mint, and chocolate with candied orange and a hint of vodka. There are also various sorts of small chocolates, candied fruits, calissons, butterscotch roudoudous, marshmallow ropes, delicate violet bonbons, and other sweets, too.

The company now has several other locations in Paris, but a visit to the original shop on rue du Faubourg Montmartre is a must for lovers of Paris and sweets alike. Using our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like A la Mere de Famille can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Love, love, love! The shop on Rue Cler was just around the corner from my hotel. I enjoyed browsing and sampling some of the chocolates, plus I learned how to correctly pronounce some of the chocolate...  more »
  • We stopped in to purchase gifts for our family. The store is well kept and visually appealing. The employees were exceedingly friendly and made every effort to assist us while we shopped. They even le...  more »
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