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Avignon Les Halles

Place Pie, Avignon, France
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Ranked #1 of 8 shopping in Avignon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Adelaide, Australia
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221 reviews 221 reviews
49 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you can eat it, you will find it here! Open every day except Monday, from 6 am until 1:30 pm (2 pm weekends), but get there early for the best choice because when they sell out, they close. Les Halles is a new building, with a very appropriate living green facade designed by botanist Patrick Blanc in 2006. There... More

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New Orleans
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125 reviews 125 reviews
43 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is an amazingly clean market, with a huge variety of fresh produce, seafood and poultry. Cheese, spices and olive oil as well. We came here specifically for a Wed morning cooking class. Julien was amazingly fun, entertaining and personable. And, yes, we learned some great Provecal cooking tips too! Les Halles is fairly buried in the middle of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great place to spend the morning, excelllent assortment of meats, herbs, spices, cheeses, baked goods and other great french food, that look and taste ohhhh so wonderful. The building outside is covered with greenery, you know from the outside, it's a place you want to be. There are around 40 or so stalls with everything you can think of, and... More

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Grand Cayman
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268 reviews 268 reviews
82 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Save your present shopping til you get here! It's amazing the assortment of stalls. Here is where you will find the best herbs,spices, cheeses, groceries, fruits, veggies, meats - foie gras - candied fruits, nuts, noughat, regional specialties, crafts etc. It was very busy the Saturday we were there! Lots of great food stalls so stay for lunch!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Better than average market. Entertaining fish vendors. Lots of unique pretty vegetables, delicious baked goods, and people watching all for free. Thy even have decent restrooms.

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Seffner, FL
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121 reviews 121 reviews
28 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a fresh market in an old building in Avignon. The outside is interesting because of the vertical garden growing on the wall at the entrance. We were meeting a local chef for a cheese, wine, bread, olive tasting, which was very good. The market has everything: fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese, fish, meat, pastries, ice cream...one could spend a... More

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Avignon, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Surprisingly to me, this is actually a tourist attraction because this is the normal spot where I do my shopping. It's hard to believe that fresh local foods are such a rarity that this place warrants a spot on the tourist trail.. That being said, this is a fantastic market, I almost always buy my fresh vegetables and fruits from... More

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Lampasas, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

As l;ocal markets go this one is pretty upscale when compared to those in the neighboring towns and other regions of France. Prices aren't great but there is a fabulous selection of local products and the vendors are without exception eager to please and eager to impress with the produce of their little corner of France. We did the Saturday... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A compact but perfectly formed food market displaying regional foods and French staples. Some of the stall owners are happy to joke around and it has a good feel. Perfect for picnic fare. Worth visiting.

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Burgdorf, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

As we were staying at a hotel, we could not profit from this extremely miscellaneous selection of food. But we had our morning coffee there at a small bar together with fresh pastry and enjoyed the hustle and bustle.

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