The very best markets in France – it’s official!

28 Aug

Everyone loves a French street market – from the visitors who flock to France to experience the good life to the locals who shop at their favourite each week. There are markets in almost every town and village. From the grand street marchés, to covered markets called Les Halles, to authentic street markets of Paris […]

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Bastille Day Antiques Market in Montreuil-sur-Mer Hauts de France

20 Jun

If you happen to be in the little town of Montreuil-sur-Mer on July 14, the major French public holiday of Bastille Day, you’re in for a treat. Every year on this day, the town stages a spectacular antiques market that spreads across the whole upper town centre. Montreuil-sur-Mer is a very handsome French town that has become […]

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Discovering the Markets of Provence

3 Mar

Size isn’t everything as far as Provençal markets go. Large markets of Provence, such as les grands marchés in Arles and Aix-en-Provence, are extravaganzas that extend over multiple blocks with a couple hundred vendors selling almost every kind of good from soaps and handbags to fresh fruits, vegetables, and fish. To appreciate the range of […]

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