6 Best Places to Shop in Nantes, Brittany

Bazar du Voyage

Your go-to place for all things Nantes, this spot is filled with items made by local artists and artisans, plus an irresistible energy and vibe. You'll want to stock up on posters, postcards, mugs, silkscreen prints, notebooks, backpacks, and handmade candies from the region.


The master chocolatier has inhabited this lovely 19th-century boutique since 1977, and has remained the city's top pastry and chocolate maker. Look for traditional Breton cakes, like the Armoricain, Amandine, or boat-shaped barquettes filled with chestnut cream flavored with rum and covered in dark chocolate.

Falbalas Saint-Junien

From berets and bandeaux to toques, capellines, and casquettes, this is the place for a huge selection of dashing handmade hats made of diverse materials, including wool, raffia, and leather, with natty gloves to match. You'll also find a range of irresistible accessories like umbrellas, belts, pochette purses, and silk scarves.

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Les Esthètes

This curated selection of elegant vintage and contemporary housewares, artwork, tableware, lighting, carpets, furniture, and much more is all "ethical" secondhand and sourced with love for their next owners.

Les Rigolettes

Since 1902, this candy maker has been delighting gourmands of all ages with the delicious rigolette, a thin shell of steamed sugar lightly frosted and filled with natural fruit pulp. You'll also find a range of traditional sweets and specialty chocolates packed in sachets or beautiful signature boxes for the perfect gift.

Passage Pommeraye

This gorgeous historic covered gallery, completed in 1843, is one of the most beautiful and architecturally significant passages (the first shopping malls) in Europe. It now hosts dozens of boutiques, including bookstores, art galleries, clothing, jewelry, and much more.