Each market has its own originality

Every day, numerous markets all over the Arcachon Basin welcome hundreds of visitors. Native to the region or passing through during the holidays, it is essential to take a tour. Curious to taste regional specialties or in search of original souvenirs for your loved ones, you will find your happiness in the markets of Arcachon for sure!

The famous Cap-Ferret market

Here is the market whose reputation is well established: the name is none other than the Cap-Ferret market.

So popular that some craftsmen from Bordeaux and all over France are on the road in the hope of having a chance to exhibit in this market.

His secret; it owes it to its wide variety of exhibitors and food and crafts products.

Amateurs or ardent consumers of gourmet products, make your commissions at the stands of the market of Cap-Ferret to garnish your plates back home.

Collectors of stamps, antique books or jewellery of all kinds; this market is also a stop that you will have to schedule on your way to the holidays!

Be careful to note its opening days because although it is open every day from mid-June to mid-September, it only opens its doors on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 1pm the rest of the year.

Don’t miss this meeting in ferret-capienne soil!

The must-see municipal market of La Teste-de-Buch

Open Tuesday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the municipal market in La Teste-de-Buch is one of the most popular markets for visitors to the Basin.

This market seduces by its aesthetics and originality. Indeed, it welcomes tourists and inhabitants of the Basin under a covered hall where traders are elegantly gathered up to the forecourt.

On Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, no less than 100 merchants offer their expertise and products to passers-by.

The market of La Teste-de-Buch likes to challenge itself and bring contentment and joy to its regulars. This is why it welcomes up to 200 merchants during the summer… Butchers, fishmongers, cheese shops, creameries, clothes, shoes, handicrafts… everything is represented.

The market for the thousand encounters of Arès

This makes the market of Arès in its Weiss Square popular; it’s his exchanges.

Open every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., it is the weekly meeting place for many of the city’s residents.

This market has the specificity of organizing meetings with producers of the country, sorted by the Chamber of Agriculture. Thus, lovers of local products have the pleasure of discovering the know-how, the method of production and to exchange on the passion of each producer.

It is also possible to take advantage of its local specialties around a large table to taste for example snails in Bordeaux, in a friendly atmosphere!

The thousands and one markets of the Basin contribute to the atmosphere so light and pleasant that floats in the sea air of the Southwest. The markets represent the perfect balance between visits, tastings of local products and a good atmosphere. All the ingredients for a pleasant and warm time are gathered. Why fight?