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“Cheese scammers driven out”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sarlat Market

Sarlat Market
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Owner description: Every Wednesday and Saturday the great Sarlat market attracts vendors from the region.
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“Cheese scammers driven out”
Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

One of the pleasures of Sarlat is that street crime is non existent .
However there was one blight and that was a couple of traders who sold cheese at exorbitant prices. They would aggresively offer tourist slivers of cheese and knowing that most didn't speak French, hook them into buying slabs of cheese in excess of 20 euros.
They were observed undercover by the Authorities and now the Mayor has banned them from the market which has re-established the fine reputation of the market where locals and tourists alike can be assured of honest pricing and value in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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“An interesting town”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

A must if you are in the area. You will not be disappointed. The market is very typically French and a wonderful atmosphere. It is like stepping back in time. The selection of local produce is first class. Don't forget to look around the Catherdral too. The Dordogne is a beautiful area.

Visited September 2012
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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A very wet day!”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Such an interesting and beautiful town steeped in history with a great Market.We were able to shelter from the rain in a small restaurant.

Visited August 2012
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Chester
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3 reviews
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“Marvelous historic town”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

One of France' most historic towns; like going back in a time machine. Great architecture and a sense of history. Well worth a day visit. Make sure you visit the back streets in the town centre

Visited August 2012
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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Super Market!!”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Had a lovely holiday in the Dordogne and visited this market town - very interesting and the market was great.

Visited August 2012
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