Actualités : Markets on the Bassin d'Arcachon
A total of 23 markets are listed in the Bassin d'Arcachon-Val de l'Eyre. Essential players in the life of the villages, and meeting places, they are as diverse as they are complementary: open-air markets, covered markets and halls, each has its own specificities and its own atmosphere.
We have made a small selection of our essentials.
The 4 markets of the peninsula
Open all year round on Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Covered market under the hall square of the town hall. A dozen exhibitors offer you a wide variety of food products from the region. The smallest market of the four but very practical for finding fresh produce 1km from the campsite.
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from mid-June to mid-September. Covered and outdoor market, avenue des Halles in Claouey. About fifty exhibitors offer you a wide variety of products: food, clothing, flowers, jewelry, books...
Open every day from the end of June to the beginning of September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Covered and outdoor market, market street in Piraillan. About sixty exhibitors, meet at the Piraillan market hall for a gourmet and shopping moment.
Open every day from mid-June to mid-September then on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays the rest of the year, always from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Covered and outdoor market, market square in Cap Ferret. Nearly 130 exhibitors, a real place of life and meeting where locals rub shoulders with tourists in joy and good humor. Also take the opportunity to drink a coffee at Lemoine or a glass of wine accompanied by tapas at Peyo.
The markets of Arès and Andernos
Summer and winter, every Tuesday and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., many exhibitors from Gironde and the surrounding area offer a wide choice of products. Fishmongers, butchers, cheese makers, delicatessens, greengrocers… all present quality foods to satisfy the taste buds of gourmets. For those looking for a holiday souvenir, the clothing or jewelry stands can provide some gift ideas.
The Andernos market is open all year round from Tuesday to Sunday until 1 p.m. While it only offers groceries the rest of the week, the market expands outdoors every Friday, with stalls selling ready-to-wear, jewelry and souvenirs. In summer, the covered market opens its doors to holidaymakers every morning.
Audenge and Biganos Markets
Every Tuesday morning, many and various merchants are present on the municipal market and offer you: fruits, vegetables, cheeses, fish, breads, flowers, clothes, ready meals, meats, cakes, farm products...
Every Sunday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., it welcomes around forty traders. The stalls of fresh products installed under the covered hall (vegetables, meat, fish, oysters, bread and pastries, cheeses, roast chickens, etc.) are in the majority. Customers and visitors can stroll through the aisles, chat, shop for food or clothing and fashion accessories, not forgetting for some, the refreshing stopover at the refreshment bar. Do not hesitate to take a detour to the small port of Biganos, the only classified port in the Bassin d'Arcachon.
The markets of La Teste de Buch and Arcachon
La Teste de Buch market
With an indoor market, open from Tuesday to Sunday, and an outdoor market on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. La Teste market is at the heart of the commercial activity of the city center. It hosts around twenty traders under the covered hall, and more than 100 traders under the open-air forecourt (up to 200 in the summer season).
Every morning on the Place des Marquises, the Arcachon Market installed in its Baltard hall offers a wide variety of fresh and local products. Seasonal market garden products, arrivals of fish from the auction, oysters from the Basin, poultry, pastries, delicatessen, local cheeses and flowers are on the menu. Take the time to stop there to drink a coffee, stroll, taste oysters or eat on site.
The night markets
During the summer, take advantage of the night markets for late-day shopping. Do not hesitate to inquire at the reception or tourist offices.
Find all the markets of the Bassin d'Arcachon here!