FLEA/STREET MARKETS, Rouen
There are really two I went often when living in Versailles here, and Brittany nowdays. The one at the place du vieux marché where the Jeanne d'Arc Church is and the one we like even more as more local is by place Saint Marc
this one last is held on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 6h to 18h, Sundays from 6h to 13h30
it is a food market and clothing, then it includes a real flea market from Fridays and Saturdays
the vieux marché is food ,fruits veggies etc as well as flowers. Tuesdays to Sundays from 6h30 to 13h30.
see the city of Rouen markets webpage in French in contact.
What to buy: meats, cheeses, sausages, veggies, fruits, clothing, flowers, you got it.
What to pay: you can find regional products at good prices here on food items
In this booth, you will find all sorts of local cheese. Camembert, of course, invented by Marie Harel, but there several others that are awaiting for you though you do not know even their name. Rollot, Neufchâtel, Boursault, Brillat-Savarin, Pays d'Auge, Livarot, Vieux-Pané to name a few ! You should taste them !
In the covered market that has been built on the Place du Vieux Marché instead of the old open air market, you will find several booth selling various foods.
In this booth, you will find all sorts of fish, shrimps, mussels, oysters, etc....
The open air market that had taken place on the Place du Vieux Marché for several centuries has now been replaced by a covered market.
In this caterer's booth, you will find all sorts of local foods, cooked and ready to take.
If you stroll down a little further along Rue Martainville (which is not in the guide) you will come across a market square. Hugely busy on a Sunday with restaurants around and a big, lively market with food and bric à brac to browse through. Lovely!
Sunday dinner is an important moment. All food-selling shops are open. And the market stalls on this square are open. Ít's always a pleasure to see all those cheeses, seafood, vegetables and flowers.
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