The Queen Elizabeth II Flower Market
Formerly known as the « flower and bird market », it is located in the center of Île de la Cité, in front of the Cité metro station and right next to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. This specialized market has been an institution since the beginning of the 19th century, which has managed to remain authentic despite having become a market attracting many tourists. Every Sunday, the bird market joins the flower market, and you can discover hundreds of birds, but also fish, rodents, animal’s food and accessories... The other days, the market is home to many plants, trees and plants, seasonal or from abroad. All of this sheltered under old pavilions !
Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the flower market,
Sunday for the bird market
Place Louis-Lépine, 75004
Metro: Cité (line 4)
The Bastille Market
This very lively market, which is one of the largest Parisian markets, offers you a nice view of the famous column of the Place de la Bastille. Twice a week, it welcomes around a hundred traders with a wide variety of stands, as well as many tourists.
You will find there many regional products sold by their producers, and while strolling in its alleys you will be able to also discover flowers, clothes, objects of all kinds, hardware ... You can also settle there to taste the products, very nice for an outdoor lunch!
Thursday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Boulevard Richard Lenoir, between rue Amelot and rue Saint-Sabin
The Aligre Market
Also called the Beauvau market, and located between Place de la Bastille and Place de la Nation, it is divided into two parts: the covered market dedicated to food, and where you can find a wide variety of products, and the open market, with a food section and a flea market.
Open 6 days a week, it is sheltered by an upturned boat hull frame dating from 1843.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. / 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Place d'Aligre, 75012 Paris
Metro: Ledru-Rollin, (line 8)
The covered market of the Red Children
This market, which is in fact a huge guinguette/market, listed as a historical monument, owes its name to a house of orphans whose uniforms were red capes.
Open since 1615 and the oldest market in Paris, we go there today to discover and taste varied and quality cuisines from around the world.
Thursday 9 am-4pm / Friday, Saturday 9 am-8pm / Sunday 9 am-3.30pm
39 rue de Bretagne, 75003
Metro : Filles du Calvaire (line 12)
The Maubert market
Former Palu market on the Île de la Cité, moved in 1547 because the place was too small, it is one of the oldest markets in Paris. Its vocation was to supply the inhabitants of the left bank of Paris. It was then removed for a moment due to the arrival of the Carmelite market next door, then reopened at the end of the 19th century. Located on the edge of Boulevard Saint-Germain and open three days a week, you can find organic fruit and vegetables and other fresh products at this small food market with 50 stalls.
Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place Maubert, 75005 Paris
Metro: Maubert Mutualité, (line 10)