Find the best food markets, flea markets, antiques and crafts markets, and more in Paris. Market descriptions are organized by neighborhood and include when each is open (which days & hours), the closest Métro stop, shopping tips, and more. Filled with colorful photos and yet easy to carry, Markets of Paris will help you explore Paris like a local.
Whether you are looking for something fun to do in Paris for a single morning or over an extended period, this pocket-sized guide covers over 120 markets and offers options for every interest. Indulge in local foods, find treasures for your home, venture into varied neighborhoods, and immerse yourself in the local culture by exploring Paris markets.
El Rastro is the largest flea market in Spain. It reminds me of some of the best flea markets in Paris, especially the one at Clignancourt, although not in terms of the range or quality (more on that in a moment), but in the way it spills from one street to another and yet another dominating an entire neighborhood. It’s […]
Sunlight bouncing off St. Paul’s dome and umbrella furled inside the battered suitcase. Could this really be London? It’s my first leg of the trip and too brief by far to fit in everything I’d like to do (always the traveler’s lament), but here are a couple highlights: * The markets. No matter how limited my time, or how often I’ve […]
Parisians flee the city in droves and head to the seashore or countryside each August. Those who don’t much like Parisians take that to mean that August is the perfect time to visit. I’m definitely not in that camp. But I do think that visiting Paris in August is a mixed sac. Many shops and […]