In the lower part of the Maison Thomassin, one of the oldest houses in Lyon, this shop offers a delicious selection of gifts and gourmet delicacies. Specialities of Lyon, such as almond paste coussins de Lyon and cocons de Lyon (in the shape of silkworm cocoons), macaroons, teas, chocolates...
Au Vieux Palais
2 place du Change - 69005 Lyon 5ème
Entering La Confiserie du Vieux-Lyon is like a childhood dream... In addition to Lyon’s traditional confectionery, there are other regional specialities such as guignols, bouchons, calissons (lozenge-shaped sweets made of ground almonds), marrons glacés, old-fashioned candy... A host of sweet treats that make the perfect gift, or you may want to sample some yourself! From souvenirs of Vieux-Lyon to beautifully packaged gifts, you can make up your own assortment of sweets and gifts, but beware, you will be spoilt for choice!