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La Maison de la Violette

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Lovely owner and wonderful products.

The lady that owns the boat was very friendly and willing to speak English. She also kindly served... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Queluz, Lisboa, Portugal
via mobile
It smells so good in there!

Everything you want done from or around the violet is there! I loved the soaps and the little bags... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The lady that owns the boat was very friendly and willing to speak English. She also kindly served us tea and sorbet despite how busy it was. I highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PedroTheAlmeida
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Everything you want done from or around the violet is there! I loved the soaps and the little bags to put in my drawers, but also the honey and there are a lot of nice items to buy as gifts. The owner is very nice,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Londinium
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this unique specialty shop built on a barge in Toulouse France. The little ship sells everything Violet! There are gorgeous quilts, teas, oils, perfumes, posters, dishes, candies, cookies, jellies, honey, jewelry etc. the barge itself is decorated in violet and smells great. They...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Considering its epaulets are lauded pink or rose, it came as a late surprise for me to learn that Toulouse's culture and cuisine has been transfused by the colour violet. We stopped to sample some floral gourmet creations at this establishment and voila what an...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Kind of interesting, proprietor didn't speak English, so everything had to be interpreted, I'd skip!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank luvOB
Reviewed 12 October 2015

In orchid pants and a purple scarf, the owner will passionately share with patrons the story of the return of the violet to Toulouse. There are many products from violet jelly , candy, tea as well as tea towels and violet candles.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank j25aj
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I would highly recommend this store. The staff are wonderful - they really know how to give great customer service without being pushy and what a selection of violet stuff. When we arrrived , they let us taste the tea and the candy made out...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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