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
  • Plourin-lès-Morlaix, from 9am to 12.30pm, on the town hall square
  • Pleyber-Christ, from 4.30pm to 7.30pm, 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
  • Plouigneau, from 9am to 12.30pm, on Général de Gaulle square
  • Plouégat-Guerrand, form 4pm to 7 pm, in the city centre

FRIDAY

  • Lanmeur, from 8am to 1pm, in the city centre
  • Pleyber-Christ, from 8am to 12.30pm, every odd week, on Guével square
  • Plounéour-Ménez, from 5pm to 7.30pm, at “Ty Grean” : local organic producers (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
  • Plourin-lès-Morlaix, from 9am to 12.30pm, on the town hall square
  • Pleyber-Christ, from 4.30pm to 7.30pm, 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
  • Locquénolé, from 5pm to 10pm, from mid-July to mid-August

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
  • Plouigneau from 9am to 12.30pm, on Général de Gaulle square
  • Plouégat-Guerrand from 4pm to 7pm, in the city centre (local producers and a lot of animations in summer)

FRIDAY

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

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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