There are a number of bustling markets around Bordeaux which are worth a visit. Every day apart from Monday, there is a huge food market, the Marché Capuçins, on the Cours de la Marne. The week's biggest flea market is on Sunday mornings in the square opposite Saint-Michel.
Cap Ferret Markets - Daily markets held during the summer, otherwise Wednesdays & Saturdays. The small but busteling town of Cap-Ferret hosts a brilliant markets serving up fresh produce, crafts and a whole host of other unusual items.
Marche Hebdomadaire, Le Porge. Weekly market in the small coastal town of Le Porge, west of Bordeaux. Fresh produce, local farmers and home made arts and crafts, the cornerstone of every good French village is its market! And this one is no different. On Thursday mornings.
Marche de Soulac - Farmers market in an undercover setting in Soulac-sur-Mer. On every morning during the year with additional evening markets in the summer months of July and August.
From July 1 to August 31 - The covered market (fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, grocery ...) awaits you every day from 6:00 to 13:30 and between 17:30 and 20:00. Other stalls including clothing, household items, flowers, etc. . set up their stalls outside from 7:00 to 14h00.
The rest of the year, the market is open every day in the morning and the external market is held on Thursday morning only.
Two gourmet fairs are held annually in Soulac -on-Sea in July and again in August. Dozens of traditional exhibitors with local delicacies are on display so that you can discover their wines, spirits, liqueurs, foie gras, charcuterie ... and other regional products.
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne - The weekly market in Sauveterre is on a Tuesday morning in the Place de la Republique which is the central square of the town. In addition there is an undercover market on a Sunday morning in the 'Halle Couverte', located in the ground floor of the former Hotel de France, under the arcades of the Place de la Republique. Both markets are filled with local producers and artisans.
Marche de Sainte-Foy-la-Grande - One of the regions biggest & best farmers markets!
Around an hour from the city of Bordeaux this market is worth the trip out of the city to experience a very rural, medieval market atmosphere that will capture your imagination and take you back in time. The whole town centre is off limits to cars and other vehicles an the market sprawls out through the streets with stall of fruit, vegetables, jams, wine, flowers, breads, cheeses, arts and crafts. Elected in 2014 as "Favourite French Market".
Marche Noctune de Saint Macaire - Night time market & festival in the middle of the summer. Great entertainment for all the family, the whole town comes to together to enjoy this special night under the stars in the heart of the town of saint Macaire. With lines of tables you can sit and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with friends and family, enjoy some food and drink and take advantage of the variety of local produce on offer.
Weekly markets held in the Citadel of Blaye. Local artisans offer up a wealth of arts, crafts and delicious food and wine. As with any other traditional farmers market you will a great selection of fruit and veg, bright in colour and freshly picked. Being a coastal town you will also find a lot of seafood directly from the estuary and during the months of March to May the area is well known for its asparagus harvest.
Bordeaux Christmas market in the heart of the city. In December, Bordeaux holds its great Christmas market in the Allées de Tourny. A festive event and a good place to pick up an original Christmas gift, or see Santa Claus and let him have your list.