L'accro du bain: Bath products
store bath products with scents gourmet specialist duck for the bath, bath toy.
Once in the store you are on leave with a product so it's great
What to pay: In this store there is something for all budgets (minimum 1€)
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General shopping in Caen: Caen city centre
As being the central city in the Basse-Normandie region, Caen as well is a favorite shopping centre of this part of France, offering it's shopping crazy visitors a wide collection of shops and articles to buy.
What to buy: Maybe some specific Normandian items can be found in Caen.
Various funny names: Several shops
You will find a lot of nice shops in Caen. This tip show a selection of them. Their names are sometimes funny, like Le bois dormant (that refers to the tale La belle au bois dormant) as the name of a toy shop.
Monoprix: Where to stock up!
Be sure to drop into the Monoprix in Caen. Inside this department store is a large supermarket filled with wine, cheese, fruit, sausage, you name it!
When buying fresh produce don't forget to weigh the bag and attach a price tag so it can be scanned through at the check-out.
There are also wine shops around and some definite bargains to be had, sometimes the exact same bottle you'd drink in Britain at half the price!