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We visited on a Sunday just prior to closing. These are the fab points:
Busy with locals
Beer and restaurants
Don’t forget to look at the building
It is a really pretty building too!
This market is fantastic with dozens of stalls selling fresh fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese, poultry, fish, meat, sweets - overtly organic, French items and straight from the farmers. We loved the cheese stall when you walk in the Halles, the guy was very knowledgeable and...More
There is every kind of food on this market, the peaches are bigger, in fact all the fruit is bigger and waiting to be eaten! I have never seen such a range of fresh fish that I have never seen before. The plants and flowers...More
This is a great market. There are many stalls outside the covered market. Inside the covered market there are so many varied stalls that is hard to chose which ones to purchase from. The quality of the products were astonishing. Around the covered mall there...More
One of the great skills of the French is superb displays whether it is a shoe shop, clothing, delicatessen or a market stall. Here in this historical market it is all on wonderful display.
A tip if you fancy great value shellfish before midday: at...More
We always seek out the markets in towns we visit especially in France where they are extra good. We check out all the offers of fruits and vegetables against prices at home and enjoy the fish and meat selections Fish in a port city is...More
If you visit La Rochelle, this market is a must do, best days are Wednesday and Saturday. The range of fresh produce is mind blowing, the presentation is mouth watering. It must be one of the best in Europe. One visit is not enough, unless...More
We ate in the bustling town centre market on our first day in La Rochelle. It really was crazily busy, in & out, more with people eating & drinking than market shopping. It’s an extremely picturesque market but if you don’t like crowds or noise...More
First visit to La Rochelle which was hampered by the amount of road digging that was taking place. All the parking places seemed to have been taken over by road mending equipment making it impossible to park in town. We parked about 10 mins away...More