Marché Bastille

 

Image of the July Column above the Place de la BastilleThe July Column marks the patriotic core of the Place de la Bastille

Stretching along several blocks north of the historic Place de la Bastille, this is a market worthy of Paris’s rich history and global clout. Butchers, produce vendors and fromagers compete for your attention, with street performers and enticing falafel stands all along the green-lined stretch of Boulevard Richard Lenoir. The market is open on Thursdays and Sundays, though it’s best to visit on a lazy Sunday morning. But don’t sleep in too late – the market is only open from 7am to 3pm! You can make a day of your trip and enjoy all that the exciting Bastille neighborhood has to offer.

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