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Go for lunch

This was definitely the biggest market we went to on our holiday. If you're going for gifts then... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
anthonyr3329
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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lots of choice and open every day in summer

booked our accommodation through AirB&B and just happened to be a street away from the markets... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
magicbola
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Sydney, Australia
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20 Sep 2018
“Go for lunch”
23 Jul 2018
“lots of choice and open every day in summer”
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This was definitely the biggest market we went to on our holiday. If you're going for gifts then possibility not the best place.There are lots of different foods stalls to suit every taste, from oysters and wine to beautiful fried calmari and smoothie. Go for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Our visit in September, after season, was obviously a quiet one. Most people and shop owners had left. The remaining ones though showed the typical sad products on display: clothes under €10, sunglasses half that price and the stuff you really don't need. On a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

booked our accommodation through AirB&B and just happened to be a street away from the markets which open 9 - 1.30 daily - sausage, wine, oysters, olives etc etc and clothes trinkets and usual market items. Bread and pastries come naturally and the beach is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Why not absorb the French culture and try oysters for lunch? These are the freshest oysters brought to market daily. There are numerous stalls offering these delicious shellfish. The best tip is to observe the stall with the most customers as the French necognise quality...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

So I love farmers' markets - local produce, local bread, local people - the world over these are always a destination for me. So, Montalivet France - I mean how big can the market be? Answer - huge - great food and great values -...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Bustling market, very busy Sunday morning, all the oyster stalls were packed out with people lunching and having a good time. We queued for 20 Minutes and finally got a place at the table with our oysters, they were absolutely gorgeous! Washed down with a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Large daily market selling food, wine and cognac, herbs and spices, clothes, nicknacks, anything you can think of.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The first day I went to the market to buy ham, the butcher was over charming.... but then tried to charge me 10 euro more per kilo than indicated. Felt like they take tourists for cash cows... A couple of days later we were robbed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ElsVermeersch
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

During the season (especially July and August), this is the biggest and best outdoor market in the area. Lots of oyster, wine and other food stands where you can taste, take away or eat sur place. Ample parking around the rue principale which is closed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank trooper92
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a great little market to walk around for tourists. It's sells a lot of rubbish at low prices but also sells some great food and drink. We enjoy it just to soak in the holiday atmosphere in the sun near the sea.

Date of experience: June 2016
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