Victor Hugo covered market
Market and restaurants open on week mornings & lunches – closed on Mondays.
Close to the Jean Jaures metro station.
This market is home to famous traders who have hand-made local food. Not expensive, it is the best place to buy the city’s gastronomic specialties including the “Saucisses de Toulouse” (a type of sausage), “cassoulet Toulousain” (a bean and pork stew) and “garbure” (a cabbage soup with poultry). Last but not least, “foie gras”, duck or goose liver, is a delicacy mainly made in the Midi-Pyrénées. On the first floor, restaurants are budget-friendly and open for lunch offering great and fresh local dishes. More information : http://www.marche-victor-hugo.fr/
Carmes covered market
Place des Carmes, daily covered market from 06:00 to 13:00 except Mondays
Metro line B: Carmes station
Smaller than the covered Victor Hugo market, you will find local traders offering fish, food, meat, fruits and veggies and specific food and dishes from southwestern France, including duck breast, foie gras, Toulouse sausages and a good selection of cheeses.
Boulevard de Strasbourg et d’Arcole, daily outdoor market operating from 06 :00 to 13 :00 except Monday.
Metro line B: Jeanne-d’arc station.
Famous outdoor fruit and vegetable market. The Marche Cristal, known as the “Market of the Boulevard” by the locals, is a friendly little market, where stalls are shaded by the plane trees. You will find inexpensive fresh fruits and vegetables.
Place Saint-Aubain, Sundays from 7:00 to 14:00.
Metro line B: François Verdier station.
Small farm products, clothing, accessories, food, booksellers … Scattered around the Basilica of St-Aubin. Here farmers sell local salads, cheeses, honey, fruit, breads and poultry. The market is extremely cheerful, and pleasant with bands playing in summer. It’s a very pleasant place to have a stroll on Sunday and enjoy a local coffee on one of the “terrasses”.
Esparcette Organic Market
Place du Capitole, Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:00 to 13:30.
Metro line A: Capitole station.
Esparcette Organic Market, also called “Marché Bio” (organic market), is located behind the Capitole place close to the tourist office. Organic farmers sell their products here, the freshness of vegetables and fruits are guaranteed.
Saint-Sernin, Sundays from 7:00 to 13:30
Metro line B: Jeanne d’Arc
The market is located near the renowned Saint-Sernin Basilica in the center of old Toulouse. Vendors organize this open market every Sunday. Prices are low, and there is a wide assortment of goods, very popular with the locals. Here you can find everything from clothes to antiques, souvenirs to household items.