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Marche aux fleurs

91 Quai des Etats-Unis, Nice, France (Old Town / Vieux Nice)
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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madrid, Spain
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136 reviews 136 reviews
29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a French market with some food stalls and quite a lot of flower / local items stalls mainly soaps... the place smells really nice and it is quite colourful and visually rich. Great for taking pictures!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

For those like me that love food markets and finding the cultural essence of the places, this is a perfect place to be. Opens everyday except Sunday or Monday (I'm not quite sure) and has the most beautiful produces you can imagine. Olives, fruit, vegetables, mushrooms of all type, dried tomato and pepper and other specialties make it a colorful... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stumbled across the marché around lunch time. A bustling little market just a few steps behind the Promenade des Anglais. You will find not only flowers but also souvenirs like soap, olive oil, cheese, artisan handicrafts and many restaurants and bistros. Always be on the look out for the spots the locals choose for their lunch. They normally know... More

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Antibes, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This street market is a great place to visit. The flowers, food, typical merchandise from the region. You hardly will be disappointed!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This market is in a great location close to the beach - as well as flowers there are local crafts and foodstuffs on offer. The sun is right on it during the day for a glass of wine at one of the several cafes watching the crowds. Fab. NB There is a spotlessly clean loo there too, for 50cents.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had a tip of a local that the flower market was a lovely place to visit in the mornings, so we got up and walked along the seafront at 9am until we reached it. We found it purely by chance - we looked through an archway and saw a man peddling his wares so thought we pop through and... More

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Metz, France
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309 reviews 309 reviews
148 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Although it's called a flower market, they sell so much more. As the other reviewers have mentioned, there's food, gifts, art and crafts on offer. It's best to come in the mornings as some of the vendors leave around midday, and it'd be a shame to miss out on them. We bought some original paintings at an incredible price, and... More

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Zurich
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stimulate your senses with the vibrant colors, aromatic smells and busy sounds of the market. You can buy fresh and dried flowers, food, clothes, soap, tourist crap, herbs, spices, art and more. We even found candied flower petals. Best to arrive earlier rather than later as some vendors leave earlier than others.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Well worth spending some time here, sniffing and tasting from all the streetvendors offering everything from fresh seafood to dried fruits an perfumed soaps. Its a relatively small and cramped area, but enjoyable

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Istanbul, Turkey
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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

The Nice market, known as the flower market, is much more than flowers. There are clothes, beauty item, canned fish and seafood, art and many places for food. Come early and stay for lunch. Many choices. Best would be fresh sea food. Oysters, clams, mouseles and lobsters. Chilled is best. Many places close early afternoon.

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