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    les Niniches: candies anyone;;;Niniches

    by gwened Written Aug 30, 2014

    this is a biscuits and candy store part of La Maison de l'Armorique and stores Under the name of Niniches.

    They have them in Carnac and Quiberon as well as Belle île sur Mer but here is a quaint small store. The niniches are sugar candies coming in many flavors and were invented in nearby Quiberon.

    it is a Breton tradition. Open April to September.

    What to buy: niniches of course

    What to pay: good prices inexpensive candies and with great Breton/French tradition

    Les Niniches
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    Lever, Micheline: Breton gifts and home deco

    by gwened Written Aug 30, 2014

    This store we passed by and we browsed last time, we know what we came looking for. It is loaded with Breton motifs goodies.

    You have a bazaar Inside all the way to the back room, anything you need for the house. The friendly is very friendly and the prices are superb.

    As the folks now seeing us and talk to us I took some pictures of the Inside , gorgeous.

    What to buy: anything decoration for the home, tshirts, food and liquor, you name it
    we got our hot stove platters, kitchen towels, t shirts like merlin dragons, wall clock, and cups for cider.

    What to pay: very good prices been a tourist town it was unreal

    Lever, Micheline liquor cups and liquors bretonnes back room Breton costumes ceramiques, porcelains ! Breton liquors and whiskies
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    Real Chocolats: Chocolates at Pont Aven

    by gwened Updated Aug 30, 2014

    another first for us in Pont Aven, this store is also by the harbor side le port ,and it is a heaven of chocolates and nougats of different flavors. All deliciously done in house.

    the store is like a chocolate shop with an opening round tasting area and choco and nougats all around the walls; the service is nice and friendly.

    we like the big sizes of the banana nougat delicious. try it

    What to buy: slacks of nougat like the banana flavor one was a hit

    What to pay: good prices for the real thing homemade

    Real Chocolat banana nougat at right !
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    Moulin de Rosmadec: Exquisite Moulin at Pont Aven

    by gwened Written Aug 30, 2014

    This is an exquisite place for hotel, restaurant,and fine foods grocery store. We don't need to use the hotel and not try the restaurant as we think is best for an evening meal.

    HOwever, we do come to shop its fine exquisite herbs and pates in the grocery store epicurian delight.

    The oils and foie gras are excellent too. IN a nice old fashioned world ambiance with refine service.
    open March 2013.

    What to buy: we buy spices and herbs condiments

    What to pay: the prices are to the level of service which is exquisite, French best in Pont Aven

    Moulin de Rosmadec grocery store Moulin de Rosmadec hotel side across from river Aven to Rosmadec entrance to Restaurant Moulin de Rosmadec entrance Moulin de Rosmadec
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    La Maison de la Fanch: biscuits and more Fanch

    by gwened Written Aug 30, 2014

    One of the hightlight of us coming here is for the abundance of shopping of typical items in a splendid artistic setting of old.

    This is a new store and already quite busy for the biscuits, galettes in Pont Aven since 1955 but first time for us.Nice.

    no webpage have the tourist office info

    What to buy: biscuits of course.

    What to pay: nice unique items typical of this region price is ok

    La Maison de la Fanch
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    Galerie Pondeville: the best of art at artsy Pont Aven

    by gwened Written Aug 30, 2014

    Another wonderful gallery I happened to come into know, while visiting Pont Aven, an artist town.

    it 's an artist I follow from Saint Goustan Auray to Pont Aven, and as they close their Auray studio, we came here for the follow up.

    very abstract painting of marine, ocean life, and nice new modern. Impressionist maybe.

    What to buy: painting of ocean scenes

    What to pay: direct from the studio best and original

    Galerie Pondeville
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    Biscuiterie de Pont Aven: bretons biscuits and cookies

    by gwened Updated Aug 30, 2014

    a typical spot on almost every town is the place for the breton biscuits and cakes, gateau breton, and the kouign-amann . Always a good souvenir to eat or take back. Here the biscuiterie de pont aven is a mainstay.

    the store is of a good size and plenty of goodies to take, friendly service, and central location. I make a point to try them all ::)

    great as always everytime there and renovated nice.

    What to buy: breton cakes and biscuits for me

    What to pay: a good value and great souvenir

    Biscuiterie de Pont Aven main entrance biscuiterie pont aven side facing rue du Gen de gaulle inside store
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    Chocolaterie Larnicol: chocolates and kouignettes

    by gwened Written Jan 21, 2013

    This is one of my favorite chocolate store in all of Brittany with location even in Paris. The local boy George Larnicol from nearby Quimper did good.

    Very famous kouignettes of many flavors, merengues of different flavors, fish shape dark chocolates, tablets, guimaud or marshmallow covered in chocolates, and breton cake, etc etc all wonderful; i am terrible to describe it hope the picture will bring you here, its sublime

    here on the second floor, there is women clothing for sale of American origins from fashion of the 1940-1980's.

    What to buy: Very famous kouignettes of many flavors, merengues of different flavors, fish shape dark chocolates, tablets, guimaud or marshmallow covered in chocolates, and breton cake, etc etc all wonderful

    What to pay: you come to the source as little as 2,50€ per kilo

    maison Larnicol chocolaterie inside maison larnicol guimauds or marshmellows cov choco diploma George Larnicol, master chocolatier
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    Galerie Plisson: frames scenes of the Breton seashore

    by gwened Written Jan 21, 2013

    This is my favorite gallery in Brittany because I love the sea. THere are base in la trinité sur mer but have branches in other towns,and here in Pont Aven it is nice building with friendly service and great choices.

    All is gear towards the sea, boats, fisherman's villages, fish/seafood, and landscape of harbors. You ,also, get books,and decorative items . All is done in France, therefore, if a souvenir of real France you are looking for, this is it.

    The gallery is closed on Mondays. It open Tuesdays from 10h30 -12h30 and 14h-19h, then Wednesday to Saturdays from 11h-12h30 and 14h-19h, Sundays from 11h00 -12h30 and 15h-18h30

    What to buy: paintings of sea scenes love it

    What to pay: good prices locally done and better quality value than Paris galleries.

    inside galerie Plisson Galerie Plisson rue Emile Bernard galerie on right arriving Galerie Plisson
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    Biscuiterie Traou Mad: galets, cakes, and breton goodies

    by gwened Written Jan 21, 2013

    Nice old world shop with friendly service and loaded with goodies of Brittany. One of the highlights of visiting my area is to try these morcels of sublime taste,just keep track of your calories.

    The place still has the same layout as when it openned in 1920, even if with new owners since 2008. Come on in folks....

    And you can even order online in English, verify if can receive in your country at contact@traoumad.fr

    What to buy: galets large cookies, and cakes, even fruit cakes, and mini crepes

    What to pay: good prices from the source and great selection

    Traou Mad corner Biscuiterie Traou Mad Traou Mad by the Harbor outlet the side of Traou Mad city center
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    Something for all needs: A bit of everything

    by ranger49 Written Jan 13, 2010

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    It is true that many of the shops along the quai and around the Place de la Mairie - the main square - are geared to visitors and "milk" the Gauguin connection.

    Personally I do not have too much of a problem with that.
    Souvenir biscuits, whether Highland Shortbread from Scotland, Yorkshire Cookies or Breton Galettes are usully very nice to eat and make very acceptable presents for people back home - specially the kind neighbour who water the indoor plants and the garden for you and would be embarrassed to receive a more lavish souvenir.

    So you will find plenty of specialist biscuit - and chocolate - confectinary here.
    The abundant grain that was processed in the 15 mills of Pont Aven gave rise to a particular kind of biscuit/cookie that used locally milled flour and the lovely Breton, salty butter.

    In nearby towns - like Quimper - excellent ceramics were produced.
    You will find all those things here.

    But, just away from the touristic centre of the town,you will find plenty of "ordinary" shopping opportunities - butchers, bakers and grocers and an Ecomarche supermarket.

    Lots of clothes shops and a very good, upmarket home wares shop

    http://www.idees.fr/idees/idees.htm

    and if you want to spend real money on local Breton souvenirs a branch of the famous Quimper Henriot ceramics is here in town.

    http://www.hb-henriot.com/en/actualite/archives.php

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