Stalls at the entrance of Les Halles Farmer's Market of Saint Jean de Luz.

Traditional Market Days in the French Basque Country

If you are planning to visit the French Basque Country, make sure to check which day of the week is set as a market day in the main towns of the French Basque Country. Traditional markets of the biggest cities like Baiona, Biarritz or Saint Jean de Luz are open from Monday to Saturday, but farmers, local producers and artisans from the whole region set up their stalls on market days, providing a lively atmosphere to the town.

The rich culture and gastronomy of the French Basque Country can be experienced first-hand while visiting one of its traditional markets. Below is a general overview of market days in some of the major towns and cities of the French Basque Country:

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Market stall with fresh seasonal vegetables visited during our Market Tour in San Sebastian

5 Reasons Why You Should Do a Market Tour in San Sebastian

Probably one of the main reasons why you decided to visit San Sebastian or the Basque Country is because of the food. A pintxos night out or a dinner in one of its fabulous restaurants is a must while you are here, but why not take our market tour in San Sebastian to learn about Basque food while tasting local products in their purest form? Here are 5 great reasons for why you should do a market tour in San Sebastian

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