It would not be possible to miss the markets of the Verdon or not to smell all its fragrances that haunt the villages on a daily basis. The Gorges du Verdon are full of small villages with a historical heritage, conducive to relaxation, leisure and outdoor activities. But would it be possible to relax, go swimming or climbing without having tasted good quality products before?
What you need to do in Provence is to visit the local producers' markets which are full of fresh produce and Provencal specialities, and here we have what you need, there are several of them and every day from Tuesday to Sunday morning, in the open air or not for rainy days.
A friendly and colourful atmosphere will be the order of the day!
A successful holiday in Provence is not just a visit to the Gorges du Verdon, the region has much more to offer. The local producers of the Verdon will be there to welcome you and make you discover a new facet of the South. You will find alleys full of local, home-made and organic products, enough to fill your baskets! Let's take the opportunity to tell you a little secret... All the dishes on offer at the campsite are made from local produce, sometimes bought on the same markets!
In all these weekly markets, big and small, you can stroll around with your family, taste on the spot or take away and cook your finds. Indeed, you will have the choice between a multitude of fishmongers, butchers, butchers, roasters, merchants selling seasonal fruits and vegetables or dairy products such as local cheeses. You will surely also fall for homemade jams made with fresh products. Let's be honest, who doesn't like strawberry jam?
You will find markets every day except Monday mornings.
Every Tuesday from April 1st to October 15th
This market, selling local fruit and vegetables, is located on the town hall square also called the "allée des Tilleuls" in the centre of the village.
Every Tuesday morning.
Selling fruits and vegetables. You will also find a garage sale and antique market.
Every Thursday morning.
The big Provencal market of Gréoux is organized at the place called the parking des Marronniers. There you will find more than 130 stalls with early-baked products from the short circuit, the best bakers who will sell you an excellent bread baked the same morning and cheese makers offering goat's cheese made with their own hands. Not to be missed if you're in the area.
Every Tuesday morning.
One of the largest markets in the area with traders selling fish, meat, fruit, vegetables, bread and many more. You will also have a wide choice of organic and natural products with a great diversity of products from local producers. A flea market area with utensils, clothes, furniture and other goods will be present. You will find this market in the avenue de Toulon, on the place d'Entrechaux.
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning.
This market is located, allée Louis Gardiol also called place du Quinconce. As large as the one in Lorgues, this market offers a wide range of food: butchers, fruit and vegetables, charcuterie, dairy products with a large majority of local. You will also find other vegetable products.
Wednesdays and Saturday mornings.
On the Place Frédéric Mistrale, you will find the Aups market, medium sized, but with plenty to fill your baskets. Food and non-food products, you will find good local products.
From November 29th to March 28th, Thursdays
Truffle market, the number of stalls is more or less important depending on the season.
Every Saturday morning
The big market of Castellane, Place Marcel Sauvaire where you can find everything.
A small food market in Castellane, smaller than the first one but just as delicious.
Sundays and Wednesday mornings. The big market of Salernes
Wednesdays and Saturday mornings
The market place is located
Thursday morning. The market takes place in the place of General de Gaulle.
Sunday mornings, place Alexandre Gariel in Régusse.
The market opens its stalls every Friday morning on rue de la Bourgade in Moustiers Sainte Marie.
Tuesdays and Fridays, on the Place Hameau du Port, also known as the Corniche des Aires.
On Friday mornings, there is a small market on the Avenue du Verdon, also called Place de la Provence.
Wednesdays and Saturday mornings, Avenue Segond in Valensole. Get ready to spend a pleasant moment, lulled by the scent of lavender that haunts this mauve-tinged village.
The market is the closest to the campsite, it is located at the lake front. Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings.
Every Sunday morning on the church square.
Sunday mornings on the course of the small village.