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Street market of Paris
Central Paris (Halles, Beaubourg, Louvre)
Place du marché Saint-Honoré, covered market (M° Pyramides)
Bird-market, ile de la Cité, every Sunday. (M° Cité)
Flower market, also ile de la Cité, closed on Sunday. (M° Cité)
Flower market, place de la Madeleine, closed on Monday.(M° Madeleine)
Market street is the rue Montorgeuil, especially on Sunday. (M° Halles)
Flower market, place Louis-Lepine, every day 10AM-7PM, closed on Sunday. (M° Cite)
Rue de Bretagne, lively market street. (M° Arts & Metier)
Rue Saint-Antoine, lively street with a lot of shops. (M° Bastille)
Stamp market, corner avenue Marigny and avenue Gabriel (carré Marigny). Every Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and festive days. Philatelists and phone cards collectors know this institution located in open air. A great choice in old postcards but prices are sometimes high. (M° Champs Elysees Clemenceau)
Left Bank (St Germain, Raspail, Invalides, Eiffel Tower)
Marché Mouffetard, one of the most animated in Paris, especially on Saturday morning. Fruits, vegetables, charcuterie. (M° Censier-Daubenton)
Place Monge, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (M° Place Monge)
Le marché de Buci, (rue de Buci and rue de Seine). This market has a little provincial charm with a wealthy clientele and a formidable quality: closes very late on Sunday. All vendors are of a very agreeable conviviality. (M° St Germain des Pres).
Marché Saint-Germain, rue Mabillon, covered market, recently refurbished, but dating from 1813 with the village atmosphere of old Saint-Germain. Excellent quality of products. (M° Mabillon)
Marché Raspail, between rue du Cherche-Midi and rue de Rennes. On Tuesday, Friday and Saturday morning. (M° Raspail)
Avenue de Saxe, pretty and inexpensive, especially frequented on Sunday. For chic people. About 1PM hours prices have a tendency to lower a bit. (M° Saint-Francois-Xavier)
Rue Cler, lively market street, very popular with the tourists. (M° Ecole Militaire)
Montmartre and surroundings
Rue des Martyrs, lively street with shops. (M° Notre Dame de Lorette)
Puces de Saint-Ouen, porte de Clignancourt. The famous flea-market not to be presented anymore. Open Saturday-Monday included 5AM-6PM. Everything is to buy, from antique to hot CD's. (M° Porte de Clignncourt)
Rue des Abesses, busy shopping street, having barely changed the last 100 years. (M° Abesse)
Rue Lepic, for the real gourmets! Meat and sausage of "Debeaux" or "Boucherie Centrale". Also ham and cheese from Auvergne, especially the south part of the rue Lepic. (M° Abesse)
East of Paris
Marché Saint-Quentin . A covered market style Baltard open from Tuesday to Saturday 8AM-1PM and 16.00-19.30. On Sunday 8AM-1PM. Very frequented on week-end with a bistro in the center. (M° Gare du Nord)
Marché Richard Lenoir, Thursday and Sunday on the boulevard de la Bastille at Breguet-Sabin. Mad crowds, especially on Sunday, coming from all horizons. Very affordable fruit and vegetable prices. (M° Richard Lenoir)
Marché d'Aligre, rue d'Aligre. Except Monday, open every morning. One of the cheapest and most lively in Paris. You hear bargaining in all languages because there is not only fruit, vegetables and meat for sale but mountains of used clothing for five cents. (M° Ledru Rollin)
Biocoop, 55 rue Glacière. Open from Tuesday to Friday from 10AM-2PM and 3PM-8PM. Very recent, this immense surface proposes only products which will make you a hundred years old. It's BIO and it's good. (M° Glaciere)
Flea-market of the porte de Montreuil, from Saturday to Monday included 9AM-7PM It grew to a great flea market stretching hundreds of meters along the périphérique. Second hand furniture, junk and other junk. (M° Porte de Montreuil)
South of Paris
Marché aux puces de la Porte de Vanves, rue Marc-Saugnier and avenue Georges Lafenestre. On Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-7PM smaller and more selective. (M° Porte de Vanves)
Marché biologique Raspail on Saturday, Sunday morning and Tuesday. No nitrates, phosphates, only bio. (M° Raspail)
Boulevard Edgar-Quinet, a market like other brocante markets. Prices lower when the pack around 1PM. (M° Edgar Quinet)
Marché de la Convention, on Thursday and Sunday. Ancient professions are still present, chair menders, bird-stuffers and knife-grinders of old Paris. (M° Convention)
Marché de Grenelle, from La Motte-Picquet towards Dupleix. Wednesday and Sunday morning under the arcades of the aerial metro. (M° Motte Picquet)
Marché aux livres (book market), rue Brancion, on Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-6PM Next to park Georges Brassens under the old structures of an ancient hall, broke intellectuals and collectors will find the old book there were looking for. Ancient collections, bargains, books sold according to weight. (M° Cite Universitaire)
Rue Lecourbe, non covered market. On Wednesday and Saturday. (M° Cité Universitaire)
Rue du Commerce, lively street with a lot of shops. (M° Commerce)
West of Paris
Marché Iéna-Président Wilson, every Wednesday and Saturday on the raised strip in the middle of the avenue Président-Wilson. For the trendy and chic people. (M° Iena)
Rue d'Auteuil, street with a lot of shops. (M° Auteuil)
Rue des Belles-Feuilles, small market street for the spoiled gourmets of the 16th. Fresh fish at "Herrier", cheese at "Lillo", truffles, venaison and poultry at "Le Poulet de Bresse". (M° Victor Hugo)
Rue de Lévy, every day except on Monday. Stalls like in the old days with all sorts of products. (M° Villiers)
Marché bio des Batignolles, between rue des Batignolles and metro Rome. Bio goods but chic. (M° Rome)
Cambon Opera Paris
4 star hotel, near the Fbg St Honoré and the Opera.
Dechampaigne Marais Paris
3 star tradition hotel, near the Louvre and Marais.
Motte Picquet Left Bank Paris.
Left bank 3 star hotel, Invalides and St Germain des Pres.
Etoile Trocadero Paris.
3 star hotel in the 16th area at The Trocadero square, between
Champs Elysees and Eiffel Tower.
Claude Bernard Saint Germain Paris.
3 star hotel in St Germain des Pres.
Jardin Odeon Paris.
Left bank 3 star hotel St Germain des Pres.
Plaza Eiffel Paris .
4 star hotel in the Trocadero between Eiffel Tower and Champs
Henri 4 St Germain Paris
3 star apartments near Pantheon and Notre Dame.
ATN Opera Paris
3 star Design hotel, located between the Opera House, the Department
Stores and St Lazare train station.
du Pantheon Left bank Paris
3 star hotel, located in front of the Pantheon building.