Céret’s Saturday Market, France

Céret, a pretty French town nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees with a lively Saturday market. This may be just your thing or a little too touristy. Certainly prices are higher and goods cater to tourists and well as locals. However, on a bright morning with dappled sunlight splashed on the pastel buildings it’s a lovely place to stroll the streets, pick up provisions and have a fabulous lunch with a glass of rosé.

I should also mention that Céret was once a favorite haunt of many top early- mid 20th century painters – Matisse, Picasso, Chagall to name but a few – as such it has a formidable Modern Art Museum. Unfortunately no photos are allowed.

Salade du Mas avec confit de gésier et canard fumé (gizzards and smoked duck) at Restaurant Can Jordi, 10 Boulevard Jean Jaures

For links to all the posts in this series see the French Pyrenees page.

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