Top 5 Local Markets in Paris

A symbol of gathering and of the famous French fraternity, markets are an important part of Parisian life. We urge you to add them to your go-to list during your visit of the Capitale. Here is a selection of the most beautiful markets in Paris, in our opinion:

        • The Marché d’Aligre: is an iconic indoor/outdoor market which is open every day. The Halle Beauvau has the traditional and distinctive design most commonly seen between French markets (both in television and real life).
          + lively – Hard to get around
          + cheap – A little “hipster” so less authentic
          + Fresh products

          Where? Place d’Aligre75011 Paris, France

        • The Marché des Enfants Rouges: The oldest food market in Paris is also a historical monument in the Capital. This location first opened in 1629 as a orphanage where the kids wore a distinctive red cape, which gave its name to the place. Today, it is a nice market that offers a variety of fresh products that you can eat on-site.
          + Historic site – A bit more expensive
          + Eat on-site
          + Quality of products

          Where? 39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France

        • Le Marché Place des Fêtes: A huge market which supplies a high number of fruits and vegetables from local producers and farmers. If you are looking for a place to run your errands, you can visit this market on Tuesday and Friday mornings.
          + Local products – A bit more expensive
          + Huge variety of products

          Where? Place des Fêtes, 75019 Paris, France

        • The Marché Saxe-Breteuil: The market has the most amazing view in Paris! You can walk around the alleys which overlook the Eiffel Tower all day long. This is a calm and relaxing market, which is mainly visited by locals. We recommend trying the mushrooms at the Bar aux Saveurs.
          + View of the Tour Eiffel – Price
          + Calm and peaceful

          Where? Avenue de Saxe, 75007 Paris, France

        • The Marché des Batignolles: One of the most famous indoor markets in Paris, which is known for its warm and cozy atmosphere and its high-quality products from international vendors. This market was built in 1979 and is open  6 days a week.
          + Traditional – Price
          + Atmosphere – Can be packed during rush hours
          + Nice neighborhood

          Where? 96 bis rue Lemercier – 75017 Paris, France

Five beautiful markets, all different in shape and size, each with different qualities. This selection of markets will take you through the different “boroughs” of the Capitale all with their own unique atmospheres!

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