Aix-en-Provence markets

The city of Aix-en-Provence cultivates a unique art of living for a city of this size, with its cafés, shopping streets, squares and fountains. The conviviality and authenticity of Aix-en-Provence are also evident in the various markets that the city hosts every week. Are you staying in Aix-en-Provence? Take advantage of your vacations to visit its markets and soak up the generous character of the people of the south.

The fruit et vegetable market

Every day, an organized market in Place Richelme offers the best of the Provencal terroir. Goat’s cheese from the Luberon or Haute-Provence, olive oil from the Alpilles, lavender and garrigue honey, garlic, aromatic herbs, cold meats, sun-drenched vegetables and fruits are offered every day by passionate producers and traders. Depending on the season, zucchinis, tomatoes, green onions, radishes, turnips, beans, apricots, peaches, plums, lemons, melons, strawberries, figs reveal all the generosity of the Provencal soil.

There is also a market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings on the Verdun square and on the Prêcheurs square.

  • Days: Monday to Sunday
  • Address: Place Richelme

Other food markets

Aix-en-Provence also hosts two other food markets three days a week. Producers, craftsmen and market gardeners from the Pays d’Aix and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur offer a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, cheese and regional specialties. The calissons of Aix, nougats, jams, syrups, wines offer a symphony of flavors to gourmets.

  • Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning
  • Address: Verdun square and Prêcheurs square

The flower market

Every day, except the first Sunday of the month, the flower market of Aix-en-Provence offers a true symphony of colors and perfumes. Stalls display brews of roses, bouquets of daffodils, lilies, peonies, amaryllis, orchids and plants of various shapes. Flowers to offer or to plant, the passionate as well as the curious will inevitably find a bouquet or a potted plant that will delight someone, decorate a table or invite itself on a balcony, on a terrace or in a garden.

  • Days: Every day (except the first Sunday of the month)
  • Address: Town hall square

The fairground market

Many craftsmen offer regional products. Tablecloths, household linen, fabric by the metre, earthenware and pottery, kitchen utensils, decorative objects, jewelry offer a glimpse of Provencal know-how and a culture that is still very much alive. Fairgrounds also offer many clothes and ready-to-wear accessories at the best prices: while strolling between the stalls, you may find a hat to protect you from the sun, a new T-shirt in your favorite color or a dress.

  • Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings
  • Address: Cours Mirabeau, Thiers Street and Verdun Square

The flea market

Aix-en-Provence also hosts a flea market where real treasures found in the region await you. Furniture of character or old books, trinkets and decorative objects, lovers of antiques will surely find their happiness and will be able to offer themselves, as a souvenir, a small piece of an authentic Provence.

  • Days : Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Address: Combattants d’Afrique du Nord square, Victor Hugo avenue.

Many events

The city of Aix-en-Provence also hosts markets and events throughout the year. Markets with recent and old books, exhibitions and sales of works of art also appeal to the people of Aix-en-Provence and holidaymakers. At the end of the year, the Christmas market is the ideal place to find gifts in a festive atmosphere and a festive spirit.

In addition, many farmers’ markets are organized in the villages of the Pays d’Aix: you will find many local products and a friendly atmosphere.

Informations et contacts utiles

The dates, times and locations of the Aix-en-Provence markets are given as an indication and may be subject to change. You can contact the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office for further information.

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