Rungis is the largest fresh food wholesale market in the world. The 3 am visit of Rungis is an extraordinary experience. Far from the beaten tourist track, visitors will visit the huge fish pavilion, the beautiful flower pavilion, the meat and the cheese pavilions. It is possible after the visit in the early morning to enjoy a superb dinner in one of the many restaurants of the market. An exceptional experience together with the working people who end their day around 6am or later. Paris markets.
Rungis is Paris wholesale food market. 13 kilometers south of the city, near Orly Paris Airport, Rungis Market is also the world's largest wholesale food market.
Rungis Market covers 232 hectares. 13 000 people work there. 26 000 vehicles enter every day. 1 698 000 tons of fresh food are brought in annually from all over the world. This fresh food is served the next day in Paris restaurants.
Rungis can be visited every second and last Friday of the month, except in August. Departure at 4.30am in front of Denfert Rochereau RER metro station. End of visit at 7.45am with Terroir breakfast. Back to Denfert Rochereau around 10am. Check Rungis web site (in French). Professionnals can stay at a hotel in Rungis and Orly near-by. Rungis Market also has many good restaurants to experience (restaurant list in French). Rungis hours.
Close to Rungis market, B and B Hôtel Orly Chevilly Marché International offers pet-friendly accommodation only 4 km too from Orly Airport. Free private parking is available on site. The modern and simply furnished rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Every includes a private bathroom. Hôtel Orly Chevilly features free WiFi throughout the property. A TV is provided. Paris is 10 km from the hotel, while Marne-la-Vallée is 32 km from the property.
The best way to get to Rungis is by car. Check detailed Rungis market map with road access. It is possible, although not very practical, to get to Rungis Market by public transport. Take metro line 7 to the end station Villejuif Louis Aragon, then tram 7 to Porte de Rungis station. Rungis market map pdf with pavilions, streets, restaurants.