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Visit the best markets during your motorhome adventure in France!

Are you planning to travel to France with your motorhome? Then a visit to the market should definitely not be missed! There is no better place to discover the specialties of France than at a market. Not only tourists, but also the locals love to visit the market. For many French people this is a weekly event. Can you see yourself wandering around one of the markets in France? Then be sure to read on. We have listed the best markets for you. From flea markets to the most colorful flower markets. These markets are not to be missed during your motorhome adventure in beloved France...

Nice: one of the most colorful markets in the country!

Time to travel with the motorhome towards the south of France. Here we pay a visit to Nice. A beautiful city on the Côte D'Azur! When you walk into the historic heart of the city, you can already see the colorful market stalls. Every Tuesday through Sunday the flower market is held here. This is one of the most colorful markets in France. You probably think that only flowers are sold here, but this is certainly not the case. Flowers are plentiful, but there is much more to be found at this market. Fruits, spices, meat, fish and all kinds of delicious local products. You can find them all at this market! Are you more of an antique lover? Then you should make sure you make a camper stop in this city on Monday. Then in the old city center there is a large antique market full of second-hand stuff.

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- Everywhere you look you see colorful houses!

Stop with your motorhome at the largest flea market in Lille

Ben je gek op rommelmarkten? Dan moet je in september in Lille zijn! In deze stad grote stad, vlakbij de Belgische grens vind je een van de grootste rommelmarkten van Europa. Dat deze rommelmarkt geliefd is bij vele toeristen en omwonende is terug te zien in het aantal bezoekers. Jaarlijks komen er namelijk 2 tot 3 miljoen bezoekers naar deze grote markt in Lille. De braderie vindt ieder jaar plaats in het eerste weekend van september. Op deze markt vind je meer dan 10.000 kraampjes met servies, antieke boeken, sieraden en nog veel meer. De kans is groot dat er iets leuks aan je handen blijft plakken. De rommelmarkt begint op een wel heel bijzondere wijze, namelijk met een halve marathon. Na deze marathon op zaterdag begint de markt en deze eindigt pas op zondag om 23:00 uur. Het evenement gaat dus aan een stuk door. De hele stad staat op deze dagen in het teken van deze feestelijke traditie. Vergeet ook zeker niet de het traditionele marktgerecht van deze braderie te proeven, mosselen met frietjes.

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- You must taste the mussels of Lille. 

Visit the chic market in Dinard during your motorhome trip!

Dinard! Once upon a time, this was a small fishing village in Brittany. Today it is a chic seaside resort with numerous villas. During a walk along the beach you can admire these beautiful villas. Because of its luxurious appearance, Dinard is very popular with rich Parisians, English tourists and celebrities from all over the world. Not only the town itself, but also the market is chic! Three days a week you will find many market stalls on the Place des Halles, the market square of Dinard! Here you will find the most beautiful jewelry, designer clothing and home accessories for a nice price. After a visit to the market, you can relax on the beach!

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- You never have seen so many villas! 

Questembert: a market with a medieval touch

For the next market you don't have to drive far with the motorhome. In Brittany, there is another special market that you should not miss during your motorhome trip. This time in the town of Questembert. Right in the center of this historic town you will find the market halls. These market halls originate from the 16th century. Later, in 1997, these market halls were completely restored. This was good news for market lovers. From this date there is a lot to do and experience in the market halls. Every Monday there is a large regional market. In the market halls you will find mainly stalls with delicious regional products and around the market you will find the best non-food products. In high season you will be picked up from the park with a horse and carriage and taken to the market. Also on Wednesday evening there is a market with local products. This is smaller, but certainly not less fun. You can immediately taste the products bought at long tables.

In this historic city you can spend the night with your motorhome at motorhome stopover Questembert

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- Taste the most delicious regional products at the market of Questembert.

Walk along many market stalls around the cathedral of Sarlat!

Time to travel by motorhome towards the Dordogne. Here lies a real medieval town, Sarlat. According to many, this is one of the most beautiful villages in France. Walk through the medieval alleys and admire all the beautiful monuments you encounter. The village is in fact rich in historical monuments. In these cozy alleys around the cathedral and every Wednesday and Saturday a regional market takes place. The locals and many tourists come here for the tastiest local products. When you walk through this market, you can really taste the medieval atmosphere! Not in this nice city on Wednesday or Saturday? Not to worry. In the former St. Mary's Church you can find the most delicious regional products every day. Since 2001 there has been a market here!

Near the center of Sarlat you can stay at motorhome stopover Sarlat-La-Canéda

Sarlat France market

- Sarlat: this medieval village is not to be missed during your motorhome trip!

Want to get the most out of your motorhome trip through France? Then get to know the Camperstop Europe 2022 - Motorhome Guide or check out our inspiration page about France! 



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