Ilot des Arts - Ilot des Arts

Ilot des Arts

Unique work handcrafted by 20 local artisans, and workshops in one cosy boutique

  • Montpellier, France: Based in or near Montpellier
  • Gifts, souvenirs and decorations: Original, high quality objects for you, your place or someone back home
  • Experiences: Workshops, experiences or classes
  • Local: Made with local ingredients or raw materials
  • £: Products under £15
  • ££: Products between £15 and £50
  • £££: Products above £50
Handmade with love in Montpellier - Ilot des Arts

Discover 20 local artisans 2 minutes from the city center

Handmade with love in Montpellier

Pascale opened this wonderful little boutique with the objective of showcasing her own work alongside that of a carefully selected group of local artisans.

You can meet her Tuesdays to Saturdays 2pm to 7pm.

They hold regular open evenings where you can meet the artists over a glass of wine and discover more about their crafts and their workshops. You can see the upcoming workshop and opening evening dates here.

Unique pieces hand made locally - Ilot des Arts

Imagination and originality - Discover and support local artisans and craftspeople!

Unique pieces hand made locally

Artists and artisans from in and around Montpellier exhibit in this little shop all year round. It's a great place to find souvenirs, gifts, accessories and workshops (see below).

The 20 local artisans update their collections every 4 months, so you'll find seasonal handmade products all year from a wide range of artists and craftspeople. Some of the lovely things you can find include: leather goods, paper art, jewellery, ceramics, candles, scrapbooking, hand-drawn maps of the Montpellier, linocuts, soaps, fabric/wax painting, origami and glass art.

Try a workshop! - Ilot des Arts

Try a workshop!

Workshops from the exhibiting creators and artists take place regularly in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. You can pop in and see if Pascale has room or space for a scrapbooking session then and there or book with one of the other creators in advance.

They last an hour or two and include most, if not all, of the materials required. Prices range from a voluntary participation to 45 euros depending on the price of raw materials.

Unique and unusual antiques - Ilot des Arts

Give timeworn objects a second life

Unique and unusual antiques

The back of the shop is dedicated to vintage porcelain and glassware selected by Pascale in flea markets or carboot sales. It's the perfect place to find decorative vases, salad bowls, crystal glasses, sugar tongs, vintage crockery and old-fashioned decorations.

They make environmentally-friendly gifts for any occasion at affordable prices.

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Find Ilot des Arts

1 Rue Mareschal, 34000 Montpellier, France

Tuesday - Saturday : 2pm - 7pm

Sunday and Monday: CLOSED

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