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The Samatan market is well worth the visit - even if you are just passing by. Breads, cheeses... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Littleton, Colorado
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My son went to Samatan market last week and came home with -- wait for it-A PIG! So my review will... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Dominique B
Toulouse, France
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

The Samatan market is well worth the visit - even if you are just passing by. Breads, cheeses, meats, clothes, and anything else you could want can be found at this historic market.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018

My son went to Samatan market last week and came home with -- wait for it-A PIG! So my review will be somewhat biased. Generally I love the place.

Thank Dominique B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

If you wish to experience and authentic rural market , this is it. It's quite a large market with everything for sale, from clothes, pans to vegetables and local produce.

1  Thank peapeaShrewsbury
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is a regional market with apparently more than 200 stalls. You can buy just about anything from all the fresh food, clothes, kitchen good, craft items and live animals, although the last is in a separate location. It is a typical french market. If...More

1  Thank handdoc13
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great local (live animals trading) market. Not to be missed when visiting Samartan. Mondays only. Make sure to visit early.

Thank Jur V
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Samatan is the center of goose/duck foie gras in southern France. Market day is on Mondays. Come as early as possible not only to get a parking spot, but also not to miss the goose/duck covered market--the fowl sell early and fast. This "halle" is...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Every time we visit the local area we visit Samatan Monday market as a "must do" so much life and vibrancy with a vast number of varied stalls from local produce through to clothes and kitchenware. The local bars and cafes do a roaring trade...More

1  Thank OrlanB
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Samatan is well known for its foie gras. However on this market you will find every Monday much more than fresh foie (at 10:30 in the hall). In the big hall you can buy livestock and pets. Then the market occupies the centre of Samatan...More

Thank M S
Reviewed November 5, 2015

This traditional market is always busy. Spread out across Samatan, it offers the visitor a true taste of French life. There is lots of local produce. Well worth a visit.

Thank jmac13746
Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this market few times in last 3 years. I find this market very unique. This is the place where you can go and see how animals like chickens, rabbits or guinea pigs get sold and passed from one farmer to another....More

Thank Petrita99
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