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1 LE COMPTOIR DE LOUIS – St Aignan sur Cher
This is just the store you would expect to find in such a lovely hamlet like St Aignan sur Cher! You enter and it’s like a treasure hunt in the different floors, where you can find beautiful kitchenware and linens, as well as delicious delicatessen!
Address: 27, rue Constant Ragot
(Opening hours – Tuesday-Saturday: 10-12 am/2:30-7 pm, Sunday: 10-12:30 am)
2 LES SOLEILS DE PHILIPPE – Apt (France)
One of the most interesting book shops we’ve visited during our trips so far! The smell of old paper, the amazing choice of ancient editions, you must visit this place… or find a spot and enjoy reading too!
Address: 68, rue Eugène Brunel
(Opening hours – Tuesday-Sunday: 10-12 am/3-7 pm)
If you love magic, this is the place to go! Not just for pros, Vienna magic is for anyone who enjoys juggling, magic tricks and illusion!
Address: Marxergasse, 7 – Vienna
(Opening hours – Monday-Friday: 10-13 am/3-6 pm, Saturday: 10-13 am)
Looking for a special gift? Here you can find very original toys, decorations, books, kitchenware and much more! We visited on a snowy winter afternoon… it was even more magical!
Address: 13 rue St Paul, village Saint Paul
(Opening hours – Monday: 11-13 am, Thursday-Sunday: 2-7 pm)
Some pretty amazing pottery from breakfast to tea time! Everything is handmade and you can also ask them to create custom-designed pieces for you, if you want!
Address: Rue Richard Casteau
(Opening hours – Tuesday-Friday: 9-12 am/2-7 pm, Saturday: 9-12 am/2-6 pm)
Flowers, plants, exclusive objects, this is a place where you also enjoy the atmosphere! You can’t miss it if you pass by, because the outdoor arrangement is just as beautiful as the inside!
Address: Calle Espejo, 5
(Opening hours – Tuesday-Friday: 10 am-8 pm, Saturday: 10 am-3 pm)
7 PHOTO RÉTRO – Monpazier
Do you fancy a vintage photo? They have the costumes and the camera, you just need to call! Too cool!!!
Address: 8, rue Justice
(Opening hours – you must call +33 6 84 22 86 93)
8 UNIK BIJOUX – Limoges (France)
Alessia totally fell in love with this jewelry store… look at the sand-filled rings!!! Many nice gifts to be found in this fantastic place!
Address: 45, rue Adrien Dubouche
You would never believe a place like this exists until you see it with your eyes!!! Thousands of painted eggs and Christmas baubles to go crazy for! This store is pretty incredible! Just get in there and try to get out without buying anything!
Address: Judengasse, 11
(Opening hours – Monday-Sunday: 10 am-8 pm)
10 AF SECONDE VIE – Soultz
You can find really old stuff in here, like early 1900’s objects, tableware, old clothes, military helmets and equipment… this place is like a time machine! If you love vintage, you must see it!
Address: 25, rue Jean Jaurès
(Opening hours – Tuesday-Friday: 9-12 am/2-7 pm, Saturday: 9-12 am/2-5:30 pm)
A real Provence experience! In this marvelous little hamlet, not too far from Grasse, you can visit an old distillery and experience Southern France’s perfume tradition! You can choose from innumerable essences, bar soaps, shower gels, perfumes…
Address: Route départementale D3
(Opening hours: 10 am-6 pm)
Blue Banana Market is the shop where we bought bacon gums and a bacon wallet!!! If you’re looking for an extravagant gift to bring back home, it’s impossible not to find it in this amazing store in Toronto!
Address: 250 Augusta Ave
(Opening hours – Sunday-Thursday: 11 am-6:30 pm, Friday: 11 am-7 pm, Saturday: 10 am-7 pm)
13 LA LÉGENDE DES SORCIÈRES – Riquewihr
Hundreds of witch dolls, elves and other fairy-tale characters reign this magical kingdom you must enter if you visit Riquewihr!
Address: 30, rue du Général De Gaulle
(Opening hours: 10-12:30 am-1:30-6 pm)
This antique store has some very unique pieces! It’s a huge place and you will really find anything, from objects to furniture and patio furniture… if you love design or simply enjoy vintage stuff, this is your place! (The photo below is just the objects you find outside… and it’s huge inside!
Address: 129 Avenue De La Liberation
(Opening hours: 9 am-7 pm)
Do you love toys? Then you must visit this place! Old toys, games, different theme rooms… it’s like entering Mr Magorium’s store!!!
Address: 33, rue de l’Aiguillerie
(Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:30-12:30 am/2-7 pm, Monday: 2-7 pm)
What about you? Have you ever visited an unusual store? Share your experience with a comment!
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