Paris Markets are one of the true pleasures of Paris. A century long tradition, they are good Paris shopping venues.
Most Paris Markets focus on food, including meat, fish, cheese, vegetables and fruit. Shop there if you rent an apartment and do your own cooking.
A few other Paris Markets are specialized, selling anything from flowers and stamps to unique antiques.
Wherever you stay, there is a Paris Market near by. The city of Paris provides the list of all Paris markets.
Two Markets are set in lovely and animated streets with cafes and restaurants: Rue Mouffetard and Rue de Buci. Go there in the morning Tusday to Saturday.
The Raspail food Market near Montparnasse is famous for its bio vegetables. The trendy Aligre Market is the lively heart of the Bastille district, near Le Marais.
Paris Flower Market (Le Marche aux Fleurs) is located in between Notre Dame and La Conciergerie. Housed in iron pavillions, it is open 7 days a week from 8am to 7.30pm.
On Sundays, the Flower Market is complemented by a delicious bird market. Locate Flower Market on Paris map.
Paris Flea Market: see our Paris Flea Market page
Marche Saint Pierre textile market