on't expect to find traditional crusty baguettes with a creamy white dough at Boulangerie Simon's stand at the marché. This baker specializes in pain artisanal -- hefty, country-style breads. Even a quick stop at their stand will quickly impress you that French bakers not only excel at making baguettes:
On the other end of the baking spectrum, Boulangerie Simon also produces very fine pastries:
If you are tempted by these breads and pastries, a visit to the Boulangerie Simon in la Môle is a must! At the blue and white shop on the RN 98 about 20 minutes inland from St.-Tropez, you'll find a very simple bakery that's open 24 hours a day where you can sample the full range of Boulangerie Simon's breads and pastries. The small shop adjacent to the bakery has an entire wall lined with doily-capped jars of home-made jams in fetching combinations:
Boulangerie Simon's jams are not sold at the marché. So a visit to the shop in la Môle is an essential part of your stay in St.-Tropez. Not only do these jams make wonderful gifts for family and friends, bringing home your own supply helps extend memories of the true artistry of the Boulangerie Simon.