No trip to Bourg-en-Bresse is complete without visiting the covered food market in avenue du Champ de Foire. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, you’ll be able to browse the myriad stalls for flowers, fruit, vegetables, cheese, and even live chickens. Chocoholics are catered for with no less than seven chocolate shops: one of the best is Chocolaterie Monet, 14 rue Bichat (tel. 04-74-23-47-42), where you’ll find excellent truffles and seasonally themed chocolates.

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