Morning, noon and evening, winter or summer, there is always an exceptional product to unearth. You will be overcome by emotions and only the choice will be difficult.
This is how the election of Cahors and Prayssac as the most beautiful markets in Midi-Pyrénées was obvious.
During the day, in many villages, all your senses will be awakened and flattered by our local products. In the evening again, the markets of flavors invite you to share with the inhabitants the delicacies that our region offers: melons, duck, foie gras, Cahors wine and many others.
All to the rhythm of music and good humor made in the South-West.
Finally, the truffle markets (winter or summer!) will offer you the opportunity to discover all the secrets of this black diamond, succulent, flattering to the taste buds and surrounded by mysteries that specialized guides will reveal to you around a good truffle omelette, for example…
With our markets, stock up on flavors and memories!
The weekly farmers marketsFill up on flavors!
The Lot markets are full of enticing smells and shimmering colors. Impossible to spend a stay in the Lot without going for a walk on a market in order to buy fruit, vegetables, melon, wine, foie gras, cheeses (in particular Rocamadour), charcuterie, fish, honey, Quercy pastis, but also dishes like roast chickens.
The truffle markets
Among the flagship products of Lot gastronomy, there is of course the truffle. Its fine and pronounced taste makes it a sought-after dish. In winter, from December to March, 2 of the most famous and recognized markets in France take place, where restaurants and locals come to do their shopping.
The Lalbenque truffle market
Tuesdays from 14 p.m. from December to mid-March.
The Limogne-en-Quercy truffle market
Fridays from 10:30 am from December to early March.
Summer truffle market (Tuber Aestivum) every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. from early June to early August at Place d'Occitanie (in front of the Tourist Office).
Gourmet markets in summer
In the Lot and in the south of France, if there is one activity appreciated by all, it is the gourmet markets. Local producers come to sell their production and sometimes even plates, and you can taste them on site. There is sometimes music, and always a very good atmosphere. The French way of life in a way. Remember to bring your cutlery, they are not always provided.