Shopping - The food lover’s walk

Shopping at Mons

2.1 km
Walking/pedestrian
2h
Medium
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  • Take this shopping tour and treat your taste buds to the gourmet foods on sale!

    For birthdays, anniversaries or simply the pleasure of giving or treating yourself, the city that is home to the Doudou Festival conceals unique and uncommon gifts.
    Whether you are looking for decorative items, textiles, jewellery, flower arrangements, handicrafts, items for children or artworks, you are certain to find something to suit every taste and budget.
  • Difference in height
    45.32 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 THIRION
At number 90 on the Grand-Rue, you will find the Thirion bakery.
Established in 1927, the THIRION bakery has always ensured that it capture the hearts and smiles of its customers by offering quality products and ever greater service over no fewer than five generations. Their bread has always been made using traditional methods. Depending on your age, expectations and lifestyle, they will recommend the perfect bread from a wide range, each with its own nutritional and therapeutic properties. And you will also find delicious cakes and pastries designed to delight the eyes and the taste buds.
The THIRION bakery is there for you at every important stage in your life, offering an extensive selection of cakes of the highest quality decorated to suit the occasion.
Discover their mouth-watering creations: the “Glamour” - a biscuit with white chocolate and puffed rice and a creamy white chocolate mousse and raspberry coulis; or the “Piémontais” - meringue with hazelnuts, a light hazelnut mousse and chocolate ganache!

Now turn right down the Rue de Bertaimont and then immediately left to head for number 66 Rue des Arquebusiers.
2 LA GARIOTTE
At number 37 Rue de la Coupe, you will find “La Gariotte”, a shop specialising in products from south-west France.
In this very attractive building in 18th century Mons style, allow yourself to be tempted by a range of products for refined palates. Are you on the look-out for an original gift? La Gariotte makes up gourmet baskets to suit your taste and budget, for individuals, companies and for all occasions. Discover, for example, the Merlin lamp box: a cardboard box containing a Merlin lamp and a box of cade powder. Or breakfast jams, made by traditional methods in copper pans, with no artificial colouring or preservatives! Not forgetting the "fruit de vie" fruit wines made by Ludovic Boucart at Roisin in the Hauts-Pays region.

Continue a few metres to your right to number 31.
3 Neuhaus
Partez pour un voyage gourmand à travers la légendaire épopée de Neuhaus: 28 pralines légendaires dans une élégante valisette cadeau
4 CHEZ THEO
At number 31 Rue de la Coupe, you will find “Chez Théo” selling a range of fresh pasta dishes, cold meats, cheeses and desserts from Italy. The very best Italian produce is on offer and you will leave with the produce of your choice, which you pay for by weight. Allow yourself to be tempted by one of the following products, specially chosen for you: organic rice aged for 1 year in the cellar for the refined taste of Po Valley risottos, 8-ear-old balsamic vinegar in a spray or delicious grappa with white chocolate and milk chocolate.

Go back along the Rue de la Coupe to the Grand-Place. Then take the first street on the right, the Rue de la Clé, which has been completely renovated.
45 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 46 m
  • End altitude : 46 m
  • Maximum altitude : 54 m
  • Minimum altitude : 31 m
  • Total positive elevation : 45 m
  • Total negative elevation : -45 m
  • Max positive elevation : 7 m
  • Min positive elevation : -8 m