The markets of Lège-Cap Ferret
In a market, life is in turmoil between a burst of laughter and a conversation full of good humor. On the peninsula for a weekend or during a long camping stay in Cap Ferret, take the opportunity to come and take a tour of the four markets of Cap Ferret, where you will find this pleasant conviviality and sympathize with the locals.
The Cap Ferret market
Place du Marché, find the food and traditional market, covered and outdoor, from June 15 to September 15 and Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays the rest of the year, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This market has around 130 exhibitors. You will find clothes, jewelry, flowers, books there. The diversity of fresh local products as well as typical products from the South-West is also present. Stop for a moment and taste a small piece of duck breast or duck confit, Bigorre black pudding, or white dunes, these delicious little puffs filled with cream and sprinkled with icing sugar … Enough to whet your appetite while being satisfied with a warm atmosphere.
Rue du Marché in Piraillan, the market takes place all week from late June to early September, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet 60 exhibitors who offer local artisanal products, but also clothes, flowers, plants … Taste one or two oysters then find a nice light and comfortable outfit for your next hike or your forays to the beach or buy pretty roses that you will dry to keep a souvenir of your vacation.
From June 15 to September 15, the Claouey covered market opens its stands on avenue des Halles, every day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. In the heart of the village, around 50 traders are waiting for you to introduce you to local crafts and products from the South West. Fill your shopping bag or basket and stop off to taste a small piece of foie gras accompanied by a glass of local white wine in front of a stall, in the company of traders and regulars.
The Lège market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Hall Square, under the covered market, near the village church. About ten exhibitors are there to offer you regional products to awaken your taste buds. This market may be the smallest of the four in Cap Ferret, but it is nonetheless essential for stocking up before an excursion on the peninsula that will put your stomach in the back of your mind after exploring the region.