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Pâtisseries of Paris listed as historic monuments

Discover the stunning bakeries and cake shops bearing the Historic Monuments label in Paris Region
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Looking and tasting good is the promise of bakeries and cake shops bearing the Historic Monuments label. With stunning shop fronts and fabulous interiors, they’re veritable feasts for the eyes and the palate on a gourmet trip to the Paris Region!

Organic and Delicious

In the very chic 7th arrondissement, near the Hôtel des Invalides, the black shopfront with golden lettering sets the tone for what’s in store at the Moulin de la Vierge. The experience continues inside, where bucolic images cover the ceiling and mouldings. Once you have absorbed the visual wonders, tuck into scrumptious organic country bread, the shop’s speciality.

Le Moulin de la Vierge

The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

A stone’s throw from the Canal Saint-Martin, you’ll find Du Pain et des Idées, an authentic Parisian bakery dating back to 1889. In the midst of gold-leaf mouldings and impressive bevelled mirrors, Christophe Vasseur adds to the splendour with his famous pain des amis [friendship bread] and delicious brioche flavoured with orange blossom water — a favourite of foodies the world over.

Du Pain et des Idées

Home Of The Rum Baba

In Rue Montorgueil, an authentic market street, stop off at Stohrer, the oldest pastry shop in Paris. As King Louis XV’s personal pastry chef, Nicolas Stohrer lent his name to this shop which for many years made the desserts for the Royal Court. As you admire the gilded décor, sparkling chandelier and murals by Paul Baudry (of Opera Garnier’s fame), ask for the outrageous rum baba, invented in this very place.

Boutique Stohrer

A Dreamy Escape

Take a journey back in time at Petit Versailles du Marais. The listed ceilings, mouldings and wood panelling reminiscent of the Petit Trianon at the Palace of Versailles, all provide the perfect setting for the quiches, breads, pastries and cakes produced by Christian Vabrier, Meilleur Ouvrier de France.

Au Petit Versailles du Marais

B is for Bread – and Bautiful

Near the charming Marché d’Aligre, enter into a world of flavour and authenticity, with a stunning Belle Epoque décor. At their Boulangerie BO, Benoit and Olivier aim for excellence, combining tradition and creativity. The sourdough is to die for, as is the Mont Yazuki, a delicate Japanese version of the Mont-Blanc chestnut-based dessert.

Boulangerie BO

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Moulin de la Vierge
Le Moulin de la Vierge
In the very chic 7th arrondissement of Paris, the Moulin de la Vierge bakery, listed as an historic monument, is filled with the aroma of sourdough bread fresh out of the oven.
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Du pain et des idées
Du Pain et des Idées
Through his authentic Parisian bakery, Christophe Vasseur shares his love of breads and pastries of all types.
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Pâtisserie Stohrer depuis 1730
Stohrer
In the heart of Paris, on the buzzing Rue Montorgueil, push open the door to the city’s oldest pastry shop. A real gastronomic institution!
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Au petit Versailles
Au Petit Versailles du Marais
You can’t fail to fall in love with Au Petit Versailles du Marais! In the setting of this bakery, reminiscent of the Petit Trianon at the Palace of Versailles, right in the heart of Paris, the “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” Christian Vabret delights us…
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Boulangerie BO
Boulangerie BO
Boulangerie BO is an example of authenticity and excellence offering breads, pastries and cakes. Organic, beautiful and delicious!
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