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.
Others get psyched when big-name musicians come to town. I, on the other hand, get juiced up about food markets. And so I’m very excited about the opening of the Boston Public Market. The seeds were planted in 2001 when a group formed to create a public market near the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway (where previously an ugly expressway had severed Boston in half, but that […]
The celebration of French culture known as Bastille Day will unfurl with great fanfare on July 14. The historical significance of Bastille Day is to honor July 14, 1789 when revolutionaries in Paris revolted against the absolute Bourbon monarchy by storming the fortress and prison known as the Bastille. The Bastille symbolized the harsh treatment […]
There are places where la douceur du climat (the mildness and sweetness of the climate) of France makes it possible to enjoy the good life year-round—and within an easy train ride of Paris. Take, for instance, Rouen especially on a Sunday morning when the city’s two largest markets are running full tilt and the cathedral […]