Markets in Provence

Market-in-Provence-Photo-by-Sylvia-DavisVisiting open-air markets in Provence is one of life’s great little pleasures. Market day has been a way of life for Provençals for generations. The market serves as much as a social function bringing together the community each week …

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Supermarché – Hypermarché – Marché ?

Is the open-air and covered market disappearing  in France? One would think so, from the large prominent  supermarkets like Auchan, Carrefour, and Leclerc, but not to worry! There’s the open market in Cours Saleya and at Malaussena in Nice.   Cagnes-sur-Mer, just outside of Nice, has rebuilt and opened a new covered market, with all the relevant fanfare –  Bon marché!

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