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Avignon Markets

The city of the popes is famous for its historical monuments and its cultural agenda. But Avignon is also located in the heart of an exceptional terroir, surrounded by the fertile lands of the ancient Comtat Venaissin. Avignon’s various markets allow you to savor Provencal specialties, to discover the know-how of local craftsmen and creators, while immersing yourself in an authentic and colorful atmosphere.

The market of the Halles of Avignon

The covered market of Les Halles is located in the heart of the historic city of Avignon, within the medieval ramparts. 40 merchants offer a wide variety of food and local products all year round.  Greengrocers, creamers and cheese makers, bakers and pastry chefs, fishmongers, wine merchants, grocers, caterers offer a large choice of fruits and vegetables, meat and delicatessen, seafood, wines, sweets, regional specialties… There is also a florist, a store selling Provencal products and culinary workshops at Les Halles market. Are you coming by car? A large parking lot offers several hundred parking spaces nearby.

  • Days: Tuesday to Sunday morning
  • Address: Place Pie, Avignon

Weekly markets

Numerous markets are organized all year round in the different districts of Avignon. You will find food products, fruits and vegetables from Provence, clothes and various other items:

  • In the district of Montfavet, place de l’Eglise, on Tuesday and Friday evenings (producers’ market) ;
  • In the district of Monclar, place de la Méditerranée, every Tuesday and Friday;
  • In the Chabran garden, boulevard Limbert, on Saturdays;
  • In the district of Saint-Chamand, avenue Pierre de Coubertin, on Sundays.

The flower market

Every Saturday on the Place des Carmes, stands offer flowers, seeds, plants and cuttings, gardening tools. This small market with a friendly atmosphere also welcomes new arrivals and a space dedicated to organic products. Between colors, scents and flavors, it is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of an authentic Provence.

  • Days: every Saturday morning
  • Address: Place des Carmes

The provençal markets of Vaucluse

The neighboring villages of the Vaucluse host many Provencal markets, which can be sources of motivation to discover remarkable places during a gourmet and tourist getaway.

On Wednesday and Saturday mornings, Monteux hosts a farmers’ market. Local producers sell directly their fruits and vegetables, but also their eggs, cheeses, honeys, olive oils, jams and many other tasty local products. You can take advantage of your getaway in Monteux to visit the picturesque streets of the historic center.

On Thursday mornings, Caumont-sur-Durance hosts a market on Place Jean Jaurès. You can visit the nearby Chartreuse de Bonpas, discover the flowers and plants of the Roman Garden, or stroll along the banks of the Sorgue de Velleron.

Practical information

We have selected for you some of the markets of Avignon and Vaucluse. Other events are organized during the season: Christmas market, Saint-André fair… The information proposed on this page is provided for your information, the schedules and locations may be subject to change. The Tourist Office of Avignon can provide you with further information.

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