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Market Days

Markets and Market Days

In Brittany, market day tends to be each community centre of activity and there is not a town or village that does not hold its own unique type of market. It is worth taking time to explore the markets of Brittany, with their varied seasonal sights, smells and sounds.

Our Local Markets
Bon Repos – Sunday mornings
Callac – Wednesday morning
Carhaix – Saturday mornings
Rostrenen – Tuesday mornings
Pontivy – Mondays & Saturdays
St Brieuc – Wednesdays & Saturdays
Port Legue – Thursday mornings

Further Afield
Auray Market – Monday morning, Sunday
Baud Market – Saturday
Becherel Market – Saturday morning, 1st Sunday in the month (book market)
Cancale Market – Sunday morning
Concarneau Market – Monday and Friday morning
Dinan Market – Thursday morning
Douarnenez Market – Monday, Wednesday morning, Friday, Saturday morning
Erquy Market – Saturday morning
Fougeres Market – Saturday morning
Josselin Market – Saturday morning
Lannion Market – Thursday
Malestroit Market – Thursday morning
Moncontour Market – Monday morning
Port-Louis Market – Saturday morning, Tuesday evenings in July and Aug
Quimper Market – Wednesday, Friday afternoon (organic), Saturday, Sunday morning
Rennes Market – every day except Sunday and public holidays in the central food halls, Saturday morning “aux Lices”
Roscoff Market – Wednesday morning
Saint-Malo Market – Tuesday and Friday mornings
Saint-Pol-de-Leon Market – Tuesday
Treguier Market – Wednesday mornings
Vannes Market- Wednesday and Saturday morning

Fish markets
The first buyers arrive at daybreak, around 6am for the start of the auction. In the traditional manner fish is set out in boxes on the quayside according to type and size.
Buyers gather in front of the produce facing the auctioneer who conducts proceedings. Worth a visit just to witness and enjoy the spectacle!

Main fish markets open to the public:

Concarneau Fish market – guided tour of the fish market and harbour at 6.30am
Douarnenz Fish market
Erquay Fish market – Every day except Saturday and Sunday
Le Guilvinec/Saint-Guenole Fish market
Lesconil/Loctudy Fish market
Ploubazlanec/Loguivy-de-la-Mer Fish market – from Nov to April : Monday and Wednesday
Poulgoazec/Audierne Fish market
Roscoff Fish market
Saint-Quay-Portrieux Fish market

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