What could be better than wandering through the food-laden alleys, where smells titillate our nostrils and open our appetites! Toulouse is full of indoor and outdoor markets, where you can taste quality products and meet local producers!
Marché Victor Hugo : Place Victor Hugo, 31000 Toulouse (put the link)
This vast market in the city-center is known to all Toulouse inhabitants. Built in 1827, the Victor Hugo market is a place of exchange, it welcomes successively: wood market, fodder market, then food! Today it is the largest market in Toulouse and is particularly renowned for its night-time markets where visitors come to taste some specialties. Among the stands you will be able to enjoy Samaran ducks, taste the products of the Betty creamery or even enjoy the delicatessen of the Garcia house!
Saint-Cyprien market: Place Roguet, known as Place Intérieure Saint-Cyprien, 31300 Toulouse
Since 1889, this warm and intimate market has been welcoming the people of Toulouse in the heart of one of its most lively districts, St Cyprien. Six days a week, you will be able to discover the fruit and vegetable market gardeners who present on their stalls various products, organic or not. Inside, butchers, fishmongers and cheesemakers offer to fill your basket with quality products.
Esparcette organic market: Square Charles de Gaulle, Métro Capitole, 31000 Toulouse
Located in the heart of the city-center, it is behind the Capitole that you can find the Capitole organic market every Tuesday and Saturday, which exclusively offers products from responsible agriculture. But why the market? Quite simply because it is the name of the association behind the project to sell quality products, labelled “organic agriculture”.
Marché des Carmes: 1 Place des Carmes, 31000 Toulouse
This covered market, proudly 100 years old (128 years old, with a fine track record), welcomes in its boxes, producers of fruit and vegetables, meats and charcuteries, cheeses, breads and pastries in a warm and friendly atmosphere! Known for offering fresh and local products, you will never be disappointed by them! Around midday, the atmosphere comes alive around the market with the restaurants that surround it. You will be able to treat yourself to gourmet dishes, made with respect for the products provided at the market.
Marché de l’Etoile: Place Belfort, 31000 Toulouse.
The heart of this market is the sale of local Occitan products. Fruits and vegetables from the region in all their forms: puree, juices, condiments but also unprocessed products are on offer. You will also find local products with the honey producers of the region. Alternatively, stroll among the traditional stalls: bakeries and pastries, butchers or fish market ink and artisanal cheeses. But the best thing about this market is that in addition to the very regional range of products on offer, you can also discover unique and colorful stands of “products of the world”. Argentina, Italy and many others are in the spotlight.
So if you are hungry and want to eat quality products, go to the Toulouse markets in a warm and lively setting.
As for us, we’ll be back very soon for new discoveries!