marche de plougasnou, baie de morlaix, bretagne

Fresh from the markets

Browsing an open-air market is surely one of the great joys of visiting France. Most towns have weekly markets, and there are additional summer markets in the evening, all with brightly-coloured displays of local fruit and vegetables, fresh fish and seafood, handmade crafts and irresistible breads.

Weekly markets

Here in Morlaix Bay, we’ve plenty of weekly markets, so here’s your daily line-up :

MONDAY

Guerlesquin, from 8am to 1pm, in the city centre

TUESDAY

Plougasnou, from 8am to 1pm, in the church square

WEDNESDAY

Locquirec, from 8am to 1pm, on the picturesque port

THURSDAY

  • Carantec, from 8am to 1pm, in the city centre, famous for its lobster and oysters 
  • Saint-Jean-du-Doigt, from 8am to 12.30pm, in the city centre

FRIDAY

  • Lanmeur, from 8am to 1pm
  • Pleyber-Christ, from 8am to 12.30pm, every odd week, place Guével
  • Plounéour-Ménez, from 5pm to 7.30pm,  Ty Grean : local organic produceurs (bread, cheese, vegetables, meat, tisane, beer and honey) 

SATURDAY

Morlaix : you simply must come to the historic city centre, where you market-stall browsing is framed by ancien timbered buildings. From 8am to 1.30pm. Clothes and handmade crafts all day Place des Otages.

SUNDAY

Saint-Martin-des-Champs from 8.30 to 1.30pm

Remember that in France, markets are a morning affair, so be sure to arrive before lunch !

Amaury, chef at the restaurant le Tempo in Morlaix, told us about the famous market of Morlaix :

 

Summer markets

MONDAY

Guerlesquin, from 8am to 1pm, in the city centre, a lot of animations in summer from 10am to 12.30pm (music, Breton dance, street performance, pony riding, children’s workshops, etc.)

TUESDAY

Plougasnou, from 8am to 1pm, in the church square

WEDNESDAY

  • Locquirec, from 8am to 1pm, on the picturesque port
  • Plouezoc’h, from 6pm to 8.30pm, in June, July and August, in the city centre

THURSDAY

  • Carantec, from 8am to 1pm, in the city centre, famous for its lobster and oysters 
  • Saint-Jean-du-Doigt, from 8am to 12.30pm, in the city centre

FRIDAY

  • Lanmeur, from 8am to 1pm
  • Pleyber-Christ, from 8am to 12.30pm, every odd week, place Guével. Every friday in July and August, from 5pm to 8pm
  • Plounéour-Ménez, from 5pm to 7.30pm,  Ty Grean : local organic produceurs (bread, cheese, vegetables, meat, tisane, beer and honey)
  • Primel-Trégastel (Plougasnou), from 6pm to 10pm, from mid-July to mid-August, Place des Frères Poupon 
  • Locquirec, from 6pm to 10pm in July and August

SATURDAY

Morlaix : you simply must come to the historic city centre, where you market-stall browsing is framed by ancien timbered buildings. From 8am to 1.30pm. Clothes and handmade crafts all day Place des Otages.

SUNDAY

Saint-Martin-des-Champs from 8.30 to 1.30pm

huitres de la baie de Morlaix

Morlaix Bay's oyster

Experience the Morlaix Bay’s oyster, its one of the most famous local products of the Bay. The oysters farmers are opening their doors for direct selling and for tasting. Fell free to ask in our Tourist Offices their opening hours. 

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