Markets of Paris, Second Edition

The Markets of Paris, Second Edition

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.

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5 of the Best Paris Markets Open Friday

Flower market Paris

Friday is a sweet spot of a weekday to browse and shop the Paris markets. Vendors’ stalls are well stocked in anticipation of shoppers who want to lay in provisions before the weekend begins, and the aisles are easier to navigate than they will be on Saturday and Sunday when markets are more crowded. Everyone seems to be in good spirits with the weekend within arm’s reach. […]

Best Paris Markets Open Sunday

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As a market day in Paris, Sunday might be hard to beat. Many markets are open on Sunday morning, plus there’s tremendous variety in the different types. Whether your interests run toward antiques, flea items, food (including organic), crafts, books, or birds, you can find entire markets devoted to them on any given Sunday in Paris. Sunday is also when many Parisians go to […]

Organic Markets in Paris

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With the attention that’s being drawn to the heavy use of pesticides in French agriculture, it’s no surprise that more and more shoppers are seeking organic foods and wines. There are two main ways to buy organic, or bio (pronounced bee-oh), at the neighborhood markets in Paris. Nearly every outdoor and covered market in Paris has at least one, if […]

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Batignolles Organic Open-Air Food Market (Paris)

The Saturday market on boulevard des Batignolles is one of the best organic markets in Paris. Although the Sunday market on boulevard Raspail is more widely known for its excellence as an organic market, the Batignolles market has similar high quality. Many vendors who attend the Batignolles market on Saturday also sell at the Raspail market on Sunday. The range of […]

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Barcelona market Santa Caterina

Santa Caterina Market (Barcelona, Spain)

Barcelona is a dream come true for anyone who loves markets. The best known and biggest of the markets in Barcelona is La Boqueria, near the Ramblas, but there are 39 others in locations throughout the city. Santa Caterina market, for example, is another that is also central to major sights in Barcelona and worth a visit. It’s in […]

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La Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain)

La Boqueria market is one of those much-hyped travel recommendations that lives up to the praise. Located next to Barcelona’s main promenade known as Las Ramblas, it’s easy to find this covered market and well worth a stop. The variety and quality of fruits, vegetables, fish and meats, plus the colors, aromas and crowds combine to […]

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