Flea markets and markets in Ardeche, another way to discover the region
Several markets and flea markets take place in the towns and villages of Ardeche. Strolling around these authentic places will allow you to discover another facet of the region.
Gastronomy is one of the pillars of Ardeche’s identity. One of the best ways to discover it is to visit the Ardeche markets. The local producers will be delighted to present the regional products. Among all the renowned specialities are marrons glacés or candied chestnuts, freshly picked boletus mushrooms, and the cold meats such as the dried sausages, hams and pork pates. Don’t miss out on the recipes with Ardeche potatoes, such as the Crique or Bombine. Different events honour the local products
such as the "Castagnades" in honour of chestnuts
, celebration of the blueberry and the blood sausage fair.
As you explore the Ardeche region, you will certainly have opportunities to come upon a flea market or even a car boot sale. You may even find an object you have been searching for for many years as you stroll along streets of villages with outstanding character