St. Sixte Chapel just a
mile from Eygalieres and its Friday market.
The olive groves and vineyards of Southern Provence prove the tapinades and bulk wine and olive oil found in the village markets.s
Provence Tradition, Village Markets, Photos
The Provence Market is an opportunity to make photos.
When the villages in Provence hold a market day the vendors come from distant areas with fish, meat, wines, and produce not always available in the village. If you have a vacation rental in a small village this is a good time to buy fresh fish and other ngredients not usually available. Wine and olive oil,cheese and especially fish come in mobile vans to the village markets. The displays make good photos.
Wines and Olive oils
come to the markets from the vineyards and mills around Mouries, St Remy, and Les Baux,
Wednesday market is held in Mouries
A Provence Tradition The Market Day
Along with traditional agricultural festivals and seasonal events , the traditional market day is a great place to make photos. Local people turn out to shop and socialize while mobile vendors and local artisanal producers sell their goods in colorful displays. See page One for list of village markets
Saint Martin de Crau
is an area growing sunflowers for a July harvest. The village holds a Friday Market
Saint Remy's Wednesday Market
Marseilles has one of Provence's largest cities holds 25 different
markets with an everyday market and fish market at the
Old Port, the inlet to the right
Ten markets are offered in Aix-en-Provence
Saint Remy holds a Wednesday Market
Arles holds Market day on Wednesday and Saturday
Provence Traditions in the South of France Include the Village Markets. Large cities have many outdoor Markets, some every day of the week. The small villages will have markets one special day each week.
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Provence Vacation Rental
Provence Hiking, Biking
How to Reach Provence From Paris
International flights serve Paris and Marseilles. International and Local flights reach Nimes and Avignon.
From Paris TGV Fast trains serve Avignon, Aix, Nimes, and Marseilles.. From local stations conventional trains serve Arles and other larger cities and towns of Provence.
Rental cars are available at the airports and train stations in Paris, Avignon, Marseilles, and Nimes. Available also in Arles.
Market days in Provence
Avignon's large wholesale markets provide produce from the region and fish from the Atlantic and Mediterranean that the mobile vendors bring to the village markets.
Market day provides the ingredients for a Provence recipe not found in the village shops.
Market day can be a day of people watching.