Sightseeing/Activities – FRENCH RIVIERA MARKETS

I am often asked questions regarding the local markets on the French Riviera – ‘What days are the markets held?’, ‘What is the best time to go?’ etc…

Here is an alphabetical list of some of the main French Riviera markets, all information is current and provided by the Tourism Department January 2014.  If you are after more specific information – for example, transport links to these markets – please don’t hesitate to message me at


Marché Provençal (this is the main market with fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, small goods such as olive oils, tapenades, soaps etc) – Cours Massena – 6am-1pm every day except Monday.  Between June-August (high season), it is every day.  On Tues/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun in high season there are artisans also selling paintings, crafts, soaps.

Clothes market – place Amiral Barnaud – Tuesday and Saturday mornings

Clothes market – La Fontonne – Wednesday mornings

Clothes market – Les Semboules – Wednesdays 6.30am-2pm

Clothes market – In the carpark on rue Lacan – Thursday mornings

Fleamarket – place Audiberti and boulevard d’Aiguillon – Thursdays 7am-6pm

Night Market (01July-31 August only) – boulevard d’Aiguillon – every day 6.30pm-1am

Fleamarket – place Nationale – All day Saturdays


Flowers, clothes, paintings, food – rue St Sébastien – Tuesdays 9am-12.30pm


Fruit, vegetables, fish – Cité marchande – Every day except Mondays 7am-1pm (fish also sold every day except Monday 3.30pm-7pm)

Clothes market – Cros de Cagnes, avenue des Oliviers – Tuesday and Thursdays 8am-12.30pm

Clothes & food – parking de la Villette in centre ville – Wednesday 8am-12.30pm

Clothes market – boulevard Kennedy (hippodrome) – Fridays 8am-12.30pm


Fruit & vegetables – Forville / La Bocca place de la Poste – Every morning except Monday from 7am-1pm

Fruit, vegetables, clothes – Gambetta – Every morning 7am-1pm except Mondays

Antiques – Forville – Mondays 8am-6pm

Fleamarket – La Bocca place de la Poste – Thursdays 8am-12pm

Clothes market – La Bocca place de la Poste – Saturdays 8am-12.30pm

Fleamarket – Allée de la Liberté – Saturdays 8am-6pm on the first and third Sunday of the month


Flowers during the week; Fruit & vegetables on the weekend – place aux Aires – Every morning except Mondays


Clothes market – avenue Aimé Berger – Fridays 8.30am-12.30pm


I have included these markets as they are very popular for visitors to the French Riviera and can easily be included in an itinerary for a half-day visit.

San Remo – Tuesday and Saturday mornings

Bordighera – Thursday mornings

Vintimille (Ventimiglia) – Fridays early morning until 4pm


Night Market (01July-31 August only) – promenade du Soleil – every day 6pm-1am

Clothes market – pont Dulys – Friday mornings


Food and clothes market – place du marché (centre ville) – Wednesday and Friday mornings


Food market at various locations – Les halles every morning; Marché du Carei on Tuesday mornings; Marché du vieux port on Saturday mornings

Fleamarket – place aux herbes – Friday mornings

Fleamarket – esplanade Palméro – the second Sunday of every month


Fleamarket – Cours Saleya – Mondays 7am-6pm

Flower market – Cours Saleya – 6am-5pm except Monday and Sunday afternoon

Food market – Cours Saleya/Libération/Ray/St Roch/L’Ariane – 6am-1pm every day except Mondays

Fish market – place St François – Every morning 6am-12.30pm except Mondays

Clothes market – place de l’Ariane – Tuesdays and Fridays 7.30am-1.30pm

Clothes market – blvd Paul Montel – Tuesdays and Saturdays 7.30am-1.30pm

Fleamarket – place Robilante – Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am-6pm

Clothes market – Ray – Wednesdays and Fridays 7.30am-1.30pm

Clothes market – Marché St Roch at 150 route de Turin – Wednesdays and Saturdays 6.30m-1.30pm

Antiques – place du Palais de Justice – First and third Saturday of every month

Artists market – place du Palais de Justice – Second Saturday of every month

Postcards/old records – place du Palais de Justice – Fourth Saturday of every month

Clothes market – Nice Village at 273 route de Grenoble – Sundays  7.30am-5.30pm


Agrobiologique – near Cap 3000 – Tuesdays and Fridays mornings

Clothes, fruit, vegetables – boulevard Pompidou – Sundays 8.30am-1pm


Food, clothes, bric-a-brac – place des Lices – Tuesdays and Saturdays 8am-1pm


Food and other stalls – place Mejane, Garbejaire – Tuesdays 4pm-7pm


Fruit, vegetables, clothes – place des Arcades – Friday 8.30am-1.30pm


Fruit & vegetables – place de l’Homme aux moutons – Every days except Mondays

Clothes market – avenue de Cannes – Wednesday and Sunday mornings


Food and flowers – place du Grand Jardin – Every morning except Mondays from 9am-1pm

Clothes market – place Clemenceau – Tuesdays and Fridays 9am-1pm

Fleamarket – place du Grand Jardin – Wednesday mornings





3 thoughts on “Sightseeing/Activities – FRENCH RIVIERA MARKETS

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  2. Fleamarket – esplanade Palméro – the second Sunday of every month

    Is this market on second week of September?
    Thank you


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