Marche des Enfants Rouges
Type: Family Friendly, Food & Wine, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Local Picks, Outdoor Activities, Uniquely Here
This marketplace located in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris in pretty Marais is a great place to wander around and expand your Parisian palate. Boasting stands that offer everything from cheese to... Read More
This marketplace located in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris in pretty Marais is a great place to wander around and expand your Parisian palate. Boasting stands that offer everything from cheese to meats to pastries to chocolate, you'll find French delicacies on every corner. This marketplace also has international cuisine, so be sure to try the popular Moroccan food available. In addition to the food, you can find impressive selections of wine and bright and fragrant flowers. Some tables are available where you can sit and enjoy your food while taking in the hustle and bustle of Paris' oldest food market - it originated in 1615. But it was first an orphanage founded by Marguerite de Navarre in 1534. Since 1912 it has been the property of the City of Paris and since 1982 it has been classified as an historic monument.
- Holiday Attractions: "If you want a full-on sit-down meal or just a glass of wine while visiting Marche des Enfants Rouges, you're in luck. The cafes and restaurants in the market offer plenty of space where you can sit to dine on an outdoor terrace."
- Best for Holiday Attractions Because: This is Paris' oldest covered food market, still around after a long 400 years making history in the neighborhood.