There are many markets present in Saint-Malo. However, it is important for you to know that these markets have a lot of differences. These differences are noticeable on several aspects including their locations and hours of entertainment.
What should you know about the markets in Saint-Malo? Where to find them? What are the opening hours?
What you need to know about the markets in Saint-Malo
Generally, two different categories of markets are frequented by the inhabitants and visitors of Saint-Malo. It’s about :
- Markets located in the Corsair city;
- Markets nearby.
The markets around Saint-Malo are located in the nearby regions. For example, there are markets located in Cancale and Dinard.
These markets offer products used in Malouine gastronomy. This is one of the reasons why the inhabitants of Saint-Malo buy in these markets. The same is true for visitors to the Corsair city.
In addition, it is important to know that the opening hours of the markets may vary. The weather and the season sometimes influence the hours of market animations as it can be canceled for other reasons.
The markets of the Corsair city
The markets of the Corsair city are four in number. In addition to these markets, Saint-Malo has a producer’s store that provides food products. This store is known as a source of good quality local products.
The Rocabey market
The Rocabey market is one of the big markets of Saint-Malo. It is full of color thanks to the many products it makes available to locals and visitors to the region.
It offers two types of products. You have food products and non-food products. These products sometimes end up off the market.
Among the food products of the Rocabey market in Saint-Malo, you mainly have:
- The fish ;
- The vegetables ;
- Baked goods;
- Poultry products;
- Simple fruits and seafood;
- The pancakes ;
On the other hand, the non-food products of the Rocabey market in Saint-Malo are generally:
- Jewelry ;
- Clothes ;
- The shoes.
The Rocabey market is located at boulevard de la Tour d’Auvergne, 35400 Saint-Malo. Its opening hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is open every Monday, Thursday and Saturday of the year.
The Intra-muros markets represent a set of two market sites. There is the Intra-Muros – Food market which comes alive at the Halle au Blé, Rue des Cordeliers in Saint-Malo. Then there is the Intra-Muros – Seafood market which comes alive in the Place de la Poissonnerie.
The markets of Intra-Muros make various products available to locals and visitors to the region. In these markets, you will find fruits, vegetables, market garden produce, pancakes, pancakes, fresh fish, and even flowers.
The products offered at the Intra-Muros – Food market in Saint-Malo are generally food products. On the other hand, the Intra-Muros – Seafood market offers seafood. Subsequently, some non-food products are offered. You have for example jewelry, shoes and clothes.
These two markets come alive from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are open every Tuesday and Friday of the year.
The Saint-Servan market
The Saint-Servan market is located opposite the old Saint-Servan town hall at Place Bouvet. The market is lively there every Tuesday and Friday of the year. Animation hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This market is very popular with the inhabitants of the Corsair city. This is due to the fact that it offers a lot of local products. You will find well-organized sales sites in this market. Indeed, there is an alley intended for the fishmongers. Then there is another alley intended for butchers, market gardeners and fruit sellers. Finally, you will find pancakes and cooked pancakes.
The Parame market
The Paramé market is located at Place Georges Coudray, behind the former town hall of Paramé. This market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout the year.
In the Paramé market, the products marketed are good quality local products. You will find excellent sea fish, dairy products, pancakes, and even market garden produce. You will also find non-food items in this market.
The Farmers of the Bay Producers Store
The farmer’s store “Les Farmers de la Baie” is not a market like any other. This is a set of 10 local producers. These producers supply more than 1,500 products to warehouse workers.
These products are local and of superior quality compared to the products found in the markets. They come from the sea and the land. There are :
- Oysters ;
- Molds ;
- Cheeses ;
- Dairy products ;
- Poultry ;
- Eggs ;
- The fruits ;
- Seasonal vegetables;
- Charcuterie products;
- Jam ;
- Honey ;
- The bread.
The producers’ store is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday. It is also open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday. It is located at Rue Christophe Colomb, La fontaine au lièvre.
The markets located around Saint-Malo
The most visited markets around Saint-Malo are 3 in number. These markets are located in Cancale and Dinard.
The Cancale oyster market
The Cancale oyster market is located at the end of the port of Cancale under the Houle lighthouse facing the sea and the oyster beds. It is open every day of the year, from morning to evening.
In this market, you will discover the delicious oysters of Cancale. It offers flat oysters and cupped oysters. In addition, you have the opportunity to taste the oysters on site. You taste them facing the rock of Cancale and Mont-Saint-Michel.
The Cancale market is located behind the church in the town centre. It takes place all year round on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This market offers a variety of products. There are, for example, flowers, clothing, garden produce and other food products.
The Dinard market is one of the most beautiful markets on the Emerald Coast. It is located on the Esplanade des Halles. It is animated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the year. However, it is often busier on Saturdays. Its opening hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
In this market, the products traded are food and non-food products. You will find clothes, groceries, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, seafood and artisanal products.
The various markets presented are the beauty of Saint-Malo and its surroundings. They are generally accessible. In addition, they offer good quality products at affordable prices. Be sure to take a walk in the nearest market to get the items of your choice.