Feel like going with the flow of the Southwest? Well, from September 15 to 17, 2017, the Floating Markets of the Southwest (Les Marchés Flottants du Sud-Ouest) take over the Quai de Montebello and the Quai de la Tournelle facing Notre-Dame de Paris for a very friendly and festive weekend.
For three days, producers of foie gras, duck breasts, fruits, Chasselas, prunes, vegetables and wines await you on the Seine riverbanks to make you taste their local specialties. 42 producer stalls invite you to come and savor their tasty local products.
To extend the discovery, fruits will be distributed for free (over 6 tons) every day and the Taste area (Espace du Goût) and its Maison Micouleau restaurant located Quai de la Tournelle will cook you some typical Southwestern meals.
Many activities and animations will be offered to the 150,000 expected visitors. The Floating Markets of the Southwest are well known for their friendliness and their Southwestern festive spirit: dancing with the bandas and mini jazz concerts and Latin music, have a drink for free in the evening on Friday and Saturday night. This year, the Floating Markets celebrate their 18th edition!
And if you feel like giving the Southwest a go, you should know that a tourism area (Espace Tourisme) will be here to provide you information, tips, tasty addresses and many stay ideas for a very successful immersion.
Official website: Les Marchés Flottants du Sud-Ouest 2017 à Paris (website in French)
September 15, 16 and 17, 2017
Quai de Montebello and Quai de la Tournelle, facing Notre-Dame
Bus: line 24
RER: line B or C exit St Michel station or St Michel Notre-Dame