If you're staying near the Champs Elysées and like fine teas, coffees, wines and preserves, you're in luck. Hédiard is a luxury brand founded in 1854 by Ferdinand Hédiard, who built the business up from scratch. In the early days he sold produce from a cart near the Place des Victoires, and after a few years had amassed a sufficient fortune to buy a building on the place de la Madeleine, which is still a shop and restaurant belonging to the company.
It's showcase boutique on avenue George V is also like journeying through time, with a selection of exotic produce and great gift ideas that ooze old school French charm.
Their jellied fruit sweets are legendary, with interesting flavours such as mango & jasmine to tempt you, but there's also a huge selection of savoury produce with enticing sauces and spices to give your cooking some extra pzazz!
Pelouse Reuilly welcomes "Foire du Trone" the oldest funfair festival in all Europe
Get ready for the "Foire du Trone" which has returned from March to May, on the Pelouse de Reuilly in Paris. With its 350 attractions and 80 rides, the Foire du Trone will satisfy the most demanding children and adults during its 1058th edition! Wow, This one of the oldest and most festive festivals in all Europe.
The idea of eating churros, candy floss and toffee apples tickles you? No worries, your wish will soon become a reality since the 2015 vintage of the Foire du Trone is in preparation. The most popular carnival in French settles back on the Reuilly pelouse and waiting for its 3 million annual visitors.
The Fun Fair brings together all generations. It is a true cultural event which meets all ages, all socio-professional categories, all religions ... and that the common thread is to have fun with family or friends.
The "Foire du Trone" festival offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes and styles, so the thrill seekers will be served with roller coasters, haunted houses and other thrilling rides. Families with children will also be spoiled with the famous Big Wheel, amusement rides for children or the Lottery stands.
In addition to the traditional and breathtaking rides such as the Big Wheel, the Star Flyer...this year, two new thrilling rides are awaiting the brave: the Spin Ball and the Starlight which will provide unprecedented thrills.