Toulouse Markets and Shopping Streets (Self Guided), Toulouse

At Galeries Lafayette, a renowned Toulouse department store, you can find exclusive French items for sale. However, to discover some great bargains, visit Toulouse's street markets. At the markets, you will see everything from fresh, organic vegetables to antiques. Take this tour to explore the best shopping areas and markets of Toulouse.
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Toulouse Markets and Shopping Streets Map

Guide Name: Toulouse Markets and Shopping Streets
Guide Location: France » Toulouse (See other walking tours in Toulouse)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Author: helenp
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Saint Sernin Market
  • Capitole Market
  • Rue des Arts
  • Pierre Fermat Street
  • Saint Aubin Market
  • Victor Hugo Market
Saint Sernin Market

1) Saint Sernin Market

Saint Sernin Market is located near the renowned Saint-Sernin Basilica in the center of old Toulouse. Vendors organize this open market every Sunday. The prices are very low, and there is a wide assortment of goods. Here you can find everything from clothes to antiques, souvenirs to household items. This is a typical Toulouse market that is popular with the locals.
Capitole Market

2) Capitole Market

Capitole Market is held every Wednesday in the Capitole. You will find yourself surrounded by piles of clothes, food, local handicrafts and more. Also, second-hand books are sold here. Because of its variety, the market is patronized by many locals.
Rue des Arts

3) Rue des Arts

Rue des Arts is a famous street where you can find everything from old jewelry to French vases. You can lose yourself while strolling along this street and admiring the fashions in the store windows. You can be sure to find just what you are looking for along this street. At the end of Rue des Arts is another shopping street, Rue Croix Baragnon, so let the shopping continue!
Pierre Fermat Street

4) Pierre Fermat Street

Rue Pierre de Fermat is a great place to shop. The stores located on this street sell a large variety of French products, ranging from clothes to jewelry. So if you want to purchase an authentic French item as a gift or souvenir, you've found the right place.
Saint Aubin Market

5) Saint Aubin Market

Saint Aubin Market is held every Sunday in front of St Aubin Church. Here farmers bring local salads, cheeses, honey, fruit, breads and poultry to sell. The market is extremely cheerful, and pleasant music plays in the background.

Operation hours:Saturday: 7 am - 1:30 pm; Sunday: 7 am - 2 pm.
Victor Hugo Market

6) Victor Hugo Market

Victor Hugo Market or Marché Victor Hugo is situated on Place Victor Hugo. The vendors at this fabulous market sell fresh produce. This covered "marche" is the perfect place for food lovers. Here you can find food specific to southwestern France, including wonderful duck breast, delicious foie gras, Toulouse sausages and a fantastic selection of cheese.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 6 am - 2 pm

Walking Tours in Toulouse, France

Create Your Own Walk in Toulouse

Create Your Own Walk in Toulouse

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Architectural Jewels of Toulouse

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Toulouse Introduction Walk

Toulouse Introduction Walk

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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Eastern Toulouse Tour

Eastern Toulouse Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Cultural Venues

Cultural Venues

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Historical Churches Tour

Historical Churches Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Toulouse Museums Tour

Toulouse Museums Tour

Toulouse is the sixth-largest city in France and has an endless list of interesting places to visit. Some of the city's most noteworthy attractions are its museums, where you will find a large array of paintings, artifacts, sculptures and more. Take the time to explore the beautiful museums and galleries of Toulouse on this walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles

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