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The best food markets in Paris

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PARIS is one of the European city with the most important number of food markets, On those markets you will find everything but some of them are dedicated to one theme such as art,  organic products or even flowers. We have selected for you the best food markets in Paris.

Those markets are part of the French Culture and as a tourist they represent a great opportunity to meet producers, sample new flavours and cook local products in your vacation apartment.

In France those open-air market can be permanent or weekly, covered or street but most of them are open two or three days per week.

Marché des Enfants Rouges food Market

Marché des Enfants Rouges food Market

To help you to choose the open-air market which would suit you, we give you the list of our 5 favorite open-air market in the city of light !

Le Marché des Enfants Rouges : The Oldest Market in Paris

This historical market, registered as one of the historical monuments of Paris, is  located in the heart of Le Marais and takes his name from the orphanage that used to occupy the site.

This authentic Parisian market is full of color and flavor.

The distinctive feature of this market that we particularly appreciate at Apart Inn Paris is that it allows you to taste and to eat some international speciality such as marocan, japanese, chinese and creole food.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday

39 rue de Bretagne 75003 – Metro : Filles du calvaire ou Saint Sébastien Froissart line 8

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Le Marché Saint Martin : The Trendiest Market

This covered market is a small and neighborhood market located in the 10th district not so far from the Beautiful Saint Martin Canal.

You will be able to find every kind of food of good quality from the fish and sea food to the cheese passing by some bio products .

It’s a small market with a trendy and enjoyable atmospher typical of Paris.

Open from Tuesday to Saturday between 9 am and 8 pm and on Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm

31 rue du Château d’eau 75010 – Metro : Jacques Bon Sergent line 5


Marché Saxe-Breteuil : The Beautiful one

Located in the « avenue de Saxe » in 7th district, this market is the most beautiful in Paris particularly due to his fantastic view of the Eiffel Tower.

Moreover, it will permits you to find very good products in a peacefull environment.

The only thing is that the prices are little bit expensive regarding the other market in the city of lights, however, it’s worth it as least just to see the beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower.

Open on Thursday and Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm

Avenue de Saxe 75007 – Metro : Ségur line 10

Marché Bio Raspail : The Organic Food Market

Located in the 6th district, this open air bio market is the oldest and the most famous of the city.

On this place you will find incredible items such as food of course but also flowers or beauty products the whole is 100% bio.

Even if this market is a little bit expensive it’s worth it, at least just to go for a walk.

Open on Sunday from 9am to 3pm

Boulevard Raspail 75006 – Metro : Sèvres – Babylone line 10 & 12

Marché de Barbès : The Tradicional/ Popular One

Located just under the elevated railroad, the « Marché de Barbes » is the most popular and the most animated market in Paris.

On this market, you will be able to find everything you need for a very good price.

Indeed, it’s the cheapest one of the city !

Moreover, this market is very close from some of our apartments .

Open on Wednesday and Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm

Boulevard de la Chapelle 75018 – Metro : Barbes – Rochechouart line 2 & 4

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Markets in Paris by neighborhood

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