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.
Several days after the last visitors have departed and turkey bones have been boiled into stock, the scant leftovers of cranberry relish are barely enough to redden half a sandwich. Bowls scrubbed, crumbs swept, and Pilgrim-themed napkin holders (which my nieces colored in 2nd grade) packed away in a box, it’s time to declare Thanksgiving [...]
Markets in central Paris tend to get lots of buzz. It’s delightful to shop with the Eiffel Tower in the background or Luxembourg Gardens in easy picnic distance. But anyone interested in experiencing a range of Paris markets would do well to explore the outer arrondissements too since that’s where more ethnically diverse markets are [...]
I love hearing from you about your experiences at markets. I’ve received emails where I could practically hear the jubilant cries of travelers who sought out flea markets (“I got two awesome vintage purses and a vintage rosary…at great prices. And my husband found a great leather journal from an artist!”) or food markets (“I drifted along the [...]