Paris is known for its delicious pastries so it’s not exactly a stretch to say that anyone honeymooning here has an obligation to taste every Parisian treat that they can, while they can to make their memories as sweet as they can be. While there’s an endless list of sweet shops to choose from in the city, here are ten places you must stop at during your very own Parisian sweet treats tour!
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From ice cream and fruit tarts to cookies and croissants, La Patisserie Des Reves has just about every delicious pastry one could imagine and more. One look at their instagram and you might be looking forward to your honeymoon more than anything else. Food and travel blogger, Lindsey of Lost in Cheeseland tasted the limited time raspberry twist and was more than satisfied.There are multiple locations in Paris to choose from, though if you’re in the heart of the capital, be sure to visit the BHV/MARAIS location!
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If you like macarons and pretty things, be amazed and entertained by the environment of Ladurée. A luxury bakery and sweets shop, Ladurée just may be the tourist trap worth getting into. Whether you decide to make your way here for breakfast, lunch, tea, dinner, or dessert, you will find the setting and goodies just as wondrous as you’ve heard.
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According to Paris in Four Months, Pedone inside of Galeries Lafayette is the place to go for the best gelato and coconut ice cream. Homemade caramel and pure Sicilian pistachio are just the beginning of all that is good and sweet at Pedone. You don’t want to miss this gem, so on that day when the weather leans on the very hot side, be sure to stop at Pedone before window shopping at Galeries Lafayette.
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For those looking for a more interactive experience, take in a cupcake workshop at Oh My Darling and walk out with six cupcakes of your very own! Oh My Darling also serves cookies, brownies, cheesecakes, customized cakes, whoopies, muffins, and more so there’s a sweet treat for everyone to walk away with. According to French DIY & lifestyle blogger, Margot of You Make Fashion, Oh My Darling is a delicious treat not to miss! So be sure to add it to your schedule of places to visit.
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According to French fashion and lifestyle blogger, Valentine Hello, La Martinière, Maître Artisan Glacier is the place to go for sorbet. But that’s not all that’s this family business offers. Frozen pastries, iced macarons, pies, tarts, biscuits, and the list goes on. For the most mouth watering treats from a family that creates and serves every treat with love, head to La Martinière.
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For gourmet chocolate of all kinds, with or without caramel, roasted hazelnuts, and more, the chocolate bar at Un Dimanche à Paris is heaven for chocolate lovers, as there is also a hot chocolate salon to indulge in. But that’s not all! There is a two level pastry shop with many gluten free options. If there’s one place to go wild in, it’s A Sunday in Paris.
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You will never look at croissants the same way again after trying one here. In fact, you may shed a few tears knowing what you’re going home to while eating the pastries here from Chef Claire Damon that will quite literally melt in your mouth. From the croissants to the fruit tarts you will have dreams about, there is so much here to love so don’t be surprised if this becomes a staple for your future visits to this city of love. Because when it comes to pastries, this is what love is all about.
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This minimalist and retro tea room offers stunning views of Notre Dame of Paris while you enjoy tasting treats accompanied by real hot chocolate, a varied range of teas and coffees or even a glass of champagne.
Odette is a tea room that serves arguably the best cream puffs in the city. Don’t say we didn’t tell you!
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For a lovely doughy treat, savor the taste of some of the best éclairs in the city. There is more to this shop but really, it’s all about the éclairs so if you’ve never had one, you’ll be in for quite a treat with this alone so come here with an empty stomach because you’ll want to try everything.
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10. Café Pouchkine
For an upscale dining experience that blends the French culture and Russian culture, the one place that should be on your radar is Café Pouchkine. The gourmet dishes are just as exquisite as they appear and will certainly leave you with something to rave about after your visit. Perhaps make a reservation ahead of time.
Where sweet shops are you looking forward to visiting in the city of love?