A visit to the market (La Marche) is special. Of very commercial tourist stalls to the farmer or farmer’s wife with their own products. The market for local residents a place to meet friends and family, the latest gossip and buy fresh produce. From eggs to live chickens, fear not, fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, olives and herbs, walnuts products, especially bread, fresh goat cheese, but also clothing, household items and exotic wares. Also stalls selling only organic products are increasingly available. It is a motley collection of people, market stall holders and tourists. And as a tourist you get a warm feeling, it’s cozy and much happens.
Market days in the Dordogne. Please be aware that not all market days in the Dordogne. These are the larger markets and better-known places. Also in summer there are often several days in a market place or seasonal markets.
The flea (foire) market and vide-grenier, antiques and flea markets are also worth visiting. From everything there is to find and always a pleasant crowd. Where and when is usually through posters or flyers behind the wiper announced .. The local tourist office will certainly further information. And that one unique piece you might find. Bargaining is a habit. Even if you do not speak sign language or you can use a piece of paper a long way. The marché nocturne or marché gourmand, the markets in the summer are held at the end of the day. Take any self cutlery (plastic cutlery gets free or for sale) a plate and a glass and be surprised by the local butcher with his delicious piece of meat from the barbecue, salad, fries or pommes sarladiënnes a piece of cheese or just a nice piece of bread, a glass of wine and then take a seat at one of the long tables drawn. And after a dessert course. Usually there is an artist or band that the atmosphere only increased.