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The markets of Nice

The city of Nice enjoys a privileged location on the French Riviera, at the foot of the high peaks of the Mercantour and the sunny hills of the Préalpes. The markets of Nice offer a symphony of colors and flavors, meeting a land of incredible diversity and generosity.

The fruit and vegetable market

This emblematic market in Nice is a true sensory experience. As you wander between the stalls, you will immediately be caught up in the colors, smells, the rumors of the crowd and the voices of the fairground stallholders who call out to you. Fruits, vegetables and many local products are offered, as well as regional specialties: cheeses, jams, cold cuts… You will also find many seafood products, fish…

  • Days: Tuesday to Sunday morning included
  • Address: Cours Saleya, in the Vieux Nice

The fish market

The fish caught a few kilometers from Nice, in the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, are found a few hours later on the stalls held by the fishmongers or fishermen themselves. They offer sole, sea bream, barracuda and octopus. Do you like seafood? A visit to the fish market will be one of the highlights of your stay, meeting an authentic and little-known side of Nice.

  • Days : Tuesday to Sunday morning included
  • Address: Place Troja, 06300 Nice

The flower market

Hundreds and hundreds of flowers of all colors and intoxicating scents are lined up under pretty striped drapes. The deep red of the roses matches the intense mauve of the fuchsias, the orchids and exotic flowers invite to travel, the floral compositions catch the eye… The florists and the horticulturists expose here their most precious treasures, ephemeral or intended to brighten up your garden, your terrace or your balcony for a long time.

  • Days: from Tuesday to Saturday all day long, Sunday morning.
  • Address: Cours Saleya, in Old Nice

Les Artisanales

The craftsmen of the Nice country do not lack talent and skill. Whether they perpetuate ancestral know-how or show boldness and innovation, they have many surprises in store for you with original, high-quality creations. You will surely find, while visiting this market, a jewel, an accessory, a decorative object to slip into your suitcase as a souvenir of your vacations in Nice.

  • Days : First Sunday of the month all day long
  • Address: Place Garibaldi

The book market

Bibliophiles wouldn’t miss the market of the Place du Palais for anything in the world. Booksellers and second-hand booksellers offer old and second-hand books, original works and rare editions. You can also find original postcards and artistic products. The market is usually held every Saturday, but is occasionally closed. You can find details of the openings on the website of the Nice Tourist Office.

  • Days : Saturday all day long
  • Address: Place du Palais de Justice

Practical information

Information on locations and market days is provided for information purposes. In addition, we have selected for you the most remarkable markets of Nice. Other markets are organized in certain districts. You can contact the Tourist Office of the city of Nice for further information.

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