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When everything else in Languedoc is shut on a Sunday, visiting Narbonne market provides you with a burst of life. Spread around the centre of Narbonne on either side of the canal, Narbonne market mainly sells clothing, leather goods, shoes, etc. But there is a wonderful indoor food market that is one of the bestin Languedoc. The food here is excellent, especially the cheese and pate.
Whether you're visiting the Languedoc on holiday or you're a regular visitor, then experiencing the local markets is a real treat. Buzzing with life, full of colour, aromas and sounds; the markets of Languedoc is where you will find some of the best local produce in the South of France.
Beziers flower market in the allees Paul Riquet is held every Friday morning. The flower market is a real must and it is the best time to see Beziers. Stop in one of the cafes that line allees Paul Riquet and watch the market in full swing.
Saint-Chinian market on a Thursday is mainly food, but also has clothes, fabric, books, plants, as well as lots of local producers. The market takes place in the main square of Saint-Chinian. Make sure you call in and leave with a car full of great Saint-Chinian wine, some of the best to be found in Languedoc.
Pezenas market is the best weekly French market to visit in the Languedoc region of Southern France. Pezenas market is held every Saturday and takes over the whole Pezenas town centre and offers a great range of regional Languedoc food, clothing, flowers, and general nic-nacs.
The French Farmer's Market in Pezenas, South of France, is held every Saturday. It is one of the best markets for Organic food (Bio produce) in Languedoc. The Pezenas french Farmers Market features a range of local farmers and artisan producers. The "Marche Bio" is held in the Square Jean Moulin, Pezenas.
Although hard to get to (from anywhere) Roquebrun is a real delight. Perched on the edge of the River Orb, this is a very picturesque setting within the Languedoc Regional Park. The Roquebrun market is held on a Tuesday (and also a Friday). The other reason to come to Roquebrun is that the local wine is excellent.
Although not a good day generally for markets in Languedoc, the market at Valras Plage is worth a trip out. The fish stalls are excellent and you will also find plenty of fruit, veg, cheese, cloths, furniture etc. Valras plage is also one of our favourite beaches in the Languedoc.
The best Christmas markets in France are to be found in the East (Strasbourg), North (Rouen, Amiens, Reims and Lille) and in the South (Avignon, Aix-en-Provence, Nice and Menton). Here we focus on the best 2023 Christmas markets in the South of France.