A visit to Lourmarin would not be complete without at least one visit to a local market in Provence. Friday is market day in Lourmarin But from early morning until about 1pm you’ll find a market in Provence, somewhere, every day:
Markets in Provence
Monday: Cadenet, Cavaillon, Lauris
Tuesday: Cucuron, Pertuis, Gordes, Lacoste, Coustellet, La Tour d’Aigues, St Saturnin les Apt, Lourmarin (evenings)
Wednesday: Mérindol, Cheval-Blanc, Salt, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, St Remy-de-Provence, Le Thor, Nimes, Cassis
Thursday: Goult, Ménerbes, Rousillon, Pertuis, Lauris, L’Isle sur la Sorgue, Aix-en-Provence, La Motte d’Aigues,
Friday: Lourmarin, Lagnes,, Les Taillades, Bonnieux, Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Cucuron evenings (July & August)
Saturday: L’Isle sur la Sorgue, Maubec, Vaugines, Mérindol, Apt, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Uzès
Sunday: L’Isle sur la Sorgue antiques, Ansouis, Coustellet, Mormoiron, Aix-en-Provence, Aigues Mortes
Regional produce found in the markets in Provence
Sold by smiling friendly locals
and other cheeses
the perfect accompaniment to…..
Gifts from the markets in Provence
All things Olive!
Hats and bags
Beautiful local handcrafts
Oils and vinegars
Nougat ~ although this might not make it to your suitcase!
A shopping basket full of evocative, sensory pleasures to provoke fond memories when you’re far away.
My favourite market schedule:
Saturday ~ Apt or Uzes (click here for a video tour!)
Sunday ~ L’Isle sur la Sorgue
Monday ~ Cadenet
Tuesday ~ Gordes & Lourmarin evening produce market
Wednesday ~ St Remy-de-Provence
Thursday ~ Aix-en-Provence
Friday ~ Lourmarin
Next time, we’ll visit the Sunday market at L’Isle sur la Sorgue!
I attended the market when visiting Lourmarin in May of this year…it was charming; gathered a wonderful picnic lunch for our tour!
So glad you enjoyed the market, it’s pretty special! Thanks for reaching out! X