Marché de Barbès:
Crédits : © Sylvain Raybaud
This market is located under the aerial metro, which gives shelter to the amateurs of walks through stalls of products. This market full of colors is considered as being the less expensive of Paris, and its atmosphere is crazy. Unfortunately, we’re missing a few stands of tasting to restore on site. If you’re not afraid of crowds, don’t hesitate to go there and fill your basket for a very reasonable price.
Stalls: about 100
Address: Boulevard de la Chapelle, 75018 Paris
Metro: Line 2 and 4 Barbès-Rochechouart
Schedules: Wednesday 7am to 2.30pm; Saturday 7am to 3pm
Marché des Enfants Rouges:
Crédits : ©Mbzt
The marché des Enfants Rouges was created at the beginning of the 17th century to honor an orphanage in which children were all dressed in a red uniform. Located in the Haut Marais, this market is known as the oldest market in Paris. In a friendly atmosphere, it permits you to spend an enjoyable moment surrounded by stalls filled with a lot of food. Lebanese, Japanese, Italian… It’s also well-known for its numerous caterers who allow you to eat varied courses on site. There is a restaurant, the Estaminet, in the heart of this little market. So come fill your basket and act like a gourmet.
Stalls: about 20
Address: 39 rue de Bretagne, 75003, Paris
Metro: Line 8 Filles du Calvaire
Schedule: From Tuesday to Saturday: 8.30am to 7.30pm; Sunday: 8.30am to 2pm
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This market is located on the length of the Saxe Avenue and offers a village atmosphere. Its distinctive characteristic is without a doubt the splendid view offered on the Eiffel Tour. In a tranquil ambiance and thanks to a large choice of products, the priority is to offer great food! You can find many stands of fruits and vegetables, butchers, fish stalls … However, prices are not less expensive. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to eat on site but the market is surrounded with good places where you can savor a good meal.
Stalls: about 80
Address: Avenue Saxe 75007 Paris
Metro: Line 10 Ségur
Schedule: Thursday from 7am to 2.30pm; Saturday 7am to 3pm
Crédits : ©Michael Cheng
The marché Bastille offers you an uninterrupted view on the column of July of the place Bastille. It is one of the biggest markets in Paris. It welcomes about a hundred merchants of fruits, vegetables, wine, cheese, seafood for a reasonable price. No stand is planned for a lunch break but many people love to sit on the benches of the central median to break bread.
Stalls: about 100
Address: Boulevard Richard Lenoir, 75011 Paris
Metro: Lines 1, 5 and 8 Bastille
Schedule: Thursday 7am to 2.30pm; Sunday 7am to 3pm
Crédits : ©M Zed
In a welcoming atmosphere, you will be able to discover colored stalls of fruits and vegetables. This market offers foods of first quality. It is considered as one of the less expensive markets of Paris because it also offers second choice products at reduced prices. It’s not possible to eat on site but you’ll be pleased to fill your basket there.
Stalls: about 100
Address: 63 Boulevard de Belleville, 75011 Paris
Metro: Line 2 Couronnes or Line 2 and 11 Belleville
Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday from 7am to 2.30pm.
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This market that has existed since 1921 is located in the heart of the Latin District. Forty-or-so stalls take place around the fountain of the Monge place and offer a peaceful setting for a morning walk at the market. You’ll find all the necessary ingredients to prepare a good meal and high-quality products.
Stalls: about 40
Address: Place Monge, 75005, Paris
Metro: Line 7 Place Monge
Schedule: Wednesday and Friday from 7am to 2.30pm, Sunday from 7am to 3pm.
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Imagine a Saturday full of natural scents. The market of Batignolles is known for its organic characteristic. In a calm and friendly atmosphere, merchants will introduce you to their healthy products. On the terreplein of the Batignolles boulevard, Paris welcomes every Saturday the best of organic products. Fruits, vegetables, cheese, wines but also soaps and cosmetics are introduced to you through the aisles of the market.
Stalls: about 40
Address: 34 boulevard des batignolles, 75008 Paris
Metro: Line 2 Rome, Line 2 and 13 Place de Clichy
Schedule: Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm
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The marché Raspail is considered as the biggest and most beautiful organic market of Paris. It welcomes about fifty stands rich in colors and varied scents for the pleasure of your eyes, your taste buds and even your nose. Among its merchants, several also work at the market of Batignolles. It welcomes numerous visitors, including regular customers. It is the oldest organic market of Paris and it keeps on gathering amateurs of bioethics products. It is known as the market of celebrities so you might run into your idol at the corner of a stand full of green.
Stalls: about 40
Address: Rue du Cherche-midi et Rue de Rennes, 75006, Paris
Metro: Line 12 Rennes
Schedule: Sunday from 9am to 3pm (non-organic market on Tuesday and Friday from 7am to 2.30pm)
Crédits : ©Carsten
This small organic market is located near the place de Catalogne. Even though it is more humble than its colleagues, the markets of Raspail and Batignolles, it offers a great assortment of products. It also is less crowded and more tranquil, which permits more intimate contact with merchants. In short, everything necessary to fill your basket through an organic discovery.
Stalls: about 20
Address: Place Constantin Brancusi, 75014, Paris
Metro: Line 13 Gaîté
Schedule: Saturday from 8am to 2pm
Flowers and birds markets:
Marché aux fleurs et aux oiseaux (Elizabeth II):
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The marché aux fleurs et aux oiseaux is a safe haven in which you’ll be pleased to immerse thanks to its floral decoration and the singing of Sunday birds. Covered by pavilions of the Place Louis Lépine, you’ll discover many types of flowers, plants and bushes. Exotic flowers, orchids, or just flowers of the season, you’ll find something for every taste. On Sunday, the singing of birds will give real pleasure to your hearing, budgerigar, canary and so much more will offer a wonderful musical performance.
Address: Allée Célestin Hennion, 75004, Paris
Metro: Line 4 Cité
Schedule: Every day from 8am to 7.30pm. Birds on Sunday from 8am to 7pm.
Marché aux fleurs de Terne:
What’s better than a little romantisme in the middle of the Place des Ternes. A few steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, a market of flowers takes place every day but Monday to introduce passersby the beauty of the floral world. Lillies, orchids, roses, tulips or even poppies, every type of flower is exposed to fill you with wonder. You’ll mainly find cut flowers rather than inside plants, all at reasonable prices. Merchants are very receptive and are pleased to tell you the stories of their favourite flowers. Come on! Go for an excursion in this flowered jungle.
Address: Place des Ternes, 75017, Paris
Metro: Line 2 Ternes
Schedule: Every day from 8am to 7.30pm except Mondays.
Marché aux fleurs Madeleine:
Crédits : ©Marie Thérèse Hébert & Jean Robert Thibault
Created in 1832, the market of flowers of the place Madeleine is an ancient market that is very well-known that is spread over the place. Very frequented back in the day, the market is often represented in numerous paintings. It is no longer the amazing market that it used to be, but a few remaining merchants still expose and keep this flowered space alive. If you want to discover a picturesque place filled with beauty, make a stop in the heart of the Madeleine.
Address: Place de la Madeleine, 75008, Paris
Metro: Line 8, 12 and 14 Madeleine
Schedule: From Monday to Saturday 8am to 7.30pm
Marché aux puces Montreuil:
Crédits : ©Barbara Piancastelli
The flea market of Montreuil collects rags, paintings, hats … It is considered to be a charming bric-a-brac where rag amateurs gather. This market is not as antique as it used to be even though the remaining antiquity merchants still sell. It is now mostly frequented for its rags. Today, there are many stands with a little bit of everything in the heart of this peaceful market.
Address: Avenue du Professeur André Lemierre, 75020, Paris
Metro: Line 9 Porte de Montreuil
Schedule: From Saturday to Monday 7am to 7.30pm
Marché aux puces de Clignancourt:
The flea market of Clignancourt was the first market of antiquities of Paris. Even though it still is an important touristic area of the Île-de-France region, it lost its rag side for many years. It remains a much frequented market where merchants are kind and approachable. You’ll find clothes, shoes, gewgaws or jewels. You’ll probably make deals walking around the stall of lower-priced products.
Address: Avenue Porte de Clignancourt
Metro: Line 4 Porte de Clignancourt
Schedule: From Saturday to Monday 7am to 7.30pm
Marché aux puces Saint-Ouen:
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Impressive in its size, the flea market of Saint-Ouen gathers antique dealers, merchants, creators, artisans and designers. It is one of the best-known flea markets of Paris. You’ll find treasures of every kind if you take the time to hunt in the gigantic market. You’ll find peace during this exploration with discreet sellers who will let you find wonders.
Address: Porte de Clignancourt 93400 Saint-Ouen
Metro: Line 4 Porte de Clignancourt or Line 13 Garibaldi
Schedule: Saturday 9am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm, Monday 11am to 5pm
Marché aux puces de Vanves:
Crédits : ©Demeester
The marché aux puces de Vanves is the only interior antique market of Paris. You’ll find furniture and objects from another century, ironwork, silverware, foreign arts, clothes and ancient textiles …
Stalls: About 300
Address: Avenue Georges Lafenestre et Avenue Marc Sangnier, 75014, Paris.
Metro: Line 13 Porte de Vanves
Schedule: Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 1pm.
Marché de la création Edgar Quinet:
Paintings, engraving, photography, poetry … Art is honoured in this market which permits art amateurs to meet and converse with the artists. You can discover, admire and appreciate varied works. With its rustic market atmosphere, the marché of creation, created in 1994, will offer you a relaxing moment and enables you to learn more about art.
Address: Terre-plein du Boulevard Edgar Quinet, 75014, Paris
Metro: Line 6 Edgar Quinet
Schedule: Sunday 9am to 7.30pm
Marché de la création Bastille:
Crédits : ©Haydn Blackey
The marché de la création Bastille is a gathering of all kind of creators. Sculptor, photograph, painter, ceramist, designers, engraver … Everyone will be there to present and sell you their works. The convivial ambiance of this market will enable you to exchange with the artists but also with other arts amateurs.
Stalls: about 200
Address: Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, 75011, Paris
Metro: Line 1, 5 and 8 Bastille
Schedule: Saturday from 9am to 7.30pm
Marché aux vêtements du Temple:
This market, also known as the market au carreau, permits you to find clothes of major brands at a discounted price. The attractive characteristic of this market is to make good deals and find good products in a market rather than in a shop. That way, you’ll have human interactions and a warmer atmosphere in which to go shopping.
Address: 2 rue Perrée, 75003, Paris
Metro: Line 3 Temple
Schedule: From Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 12pm
Marché aux livres Georges Brassens:
Crédits : ©Jean-François Gornet
Founded in October 1987, this market offers a multitude of works to discover every weekend. Ancient, second-hand or recent books, you’ll find something to satisfy all your needs at varied prices. Poetry, history, novel … there is something for every taste. You can also share with other book lovers and learn more about your favourite authors. If you love the feeling of the pages slipping through your fingers and the scent of old books, this place is made for you, so go for it!
Stalls: about 200
Address: 104 rue Brancion, 75015, Paris
Metro : Line 13 Porte de Vanves
Schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm
Marché aux timbres:
For those passionate about stamps, the must-do activity is the market of stamps of Paris, where professionals and private individuals gather to share with you their treasures. In 1887, a rich collector of stamps bequeathed the land Carré Marigny to the city of Paris under the condition that the city allow the establishment of an outdoor book fair. Despite the computer revolution, stamps survived thanks to the love of collectors. It is the only market of this kind in Europe, which is why many collectors come from all over the world to get the chance to find their next wonder.
Address: Angle des Avenues Marigny et Avenue Gabriel
Metro: Line 1 and 13 Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau
Schedule: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 9am to 7pm.
Market on water
Marché sur l’eau:
This market is one of a kind and was founded in 2012 by an association whose members wanted to highlight an environmentally friendly farming agriculture and is respectful of men and products. By favouring local consummation, this association wants to reduce transports and uses boats to bring products near the quay.
Address: Place Stalingrad, 75019, Paris
Metro: Lines 2, 5 and 7 Stalingrad
Schedule: Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm and on Saturday from 11.30am to 1.30pm
Crédits : ©Dukas Ju
The marché d’Aligre was built in 1779 and bears the name of a widow benefactor of the old hospice des Enfants Trouvés. Also called market Beauvau, it gathers two markets in one. You can discover a market covered by halls that houses stalls filled with food. Fruits, vegetables, cold meats, cheese or every type of oil, your eyes will be pleased by the diversity of colors offered by these products. Then, you can see the outdoor market that welcomes second-hand goods dealers. Clothes, furniture, antiquities, food, a real bric-a-brac where you can find little wonders. With its picturesque look and its reasonable prices, the market attracts Parisians and is often crowded.
Address: 3 place d’Aligre, 75012 Paris
Metro: Line 8 Ledru-Rollin
Schedule: Open market: from Tuesday to Sunday: 7am to 2pm
Covered market: from Tuesday to Sunday: 9am to 1pm and 4pm to 7.30pm
Crédits : ©Oliver H
Marché Grenelle is located two steps away from the Eiffel Tower and is covered by the metro, which gives it a shelter. In a convivial atmosphere, you’ll walk between stalls of flowers, fruits and vegetables but also meats, breads and other non-food products. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it.
Stalls: about 70
Address: Boulevard de Grenelle entre rue Lourmel et rue du Commerce
Metro: Line 6 Dupleix
Schedule: Wednesday 7am to 2.30pm and Sunday from 7am to 3pm.
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