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Fair market of Chatelaillon: the appointment of the vacations!

The dress code of the fairground market: a smile and a basket! That’s all it takes to immerse yourself in the warm and lively atmosphere of this unmissable event. From the sweet smells of ripe fruit to the beautiful vegetables of the sun and local specialties, fill up on colors and flavors before returning home with a loaded basket. You have what you need? Let’s get cooking!

A crossroads of the châtelaillonnaise life

The fairground market of Chatelaillon, it’s more than 80 traders gathered off-season and up to 180 in high season. Prepare several baskets! All of them are waiting for you along the Boulevard de Lattre de Tassigny, the Liberation and the Market Street for a moment of sharing and conviviality.

When to come to the market?


Every Tuesday and Friday morning :

  • From May to September from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • October through April from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

“I have a lot of memories at the fair market in Chatelaillon. My mother and her mother were already shopping there back then. It was a chance to go with them.”

Marie, 50 years old

Come for the stroll, stay for the atmosphere!

To stock up on fresh produce, to spark the curiosity of the little ones or to meet local producers, we all have a good reason to stroll to the outdoor market in Chatelaillon.

We give you our top 3

1 – Make a choice of seasonal products! Every time of the year, new flavors on the market.

3 – Receive valuable advice! Our local producers love their products passionately! The outdoor market is for the opportunity them to share their knowledge and know-how, so don’t hesitate to fill up on good ideas. And fresh products!

2 – Crossing paths! The market alleys are a real crossroads of Châtelaillonnais life where producers and vacationers, doyens and little ones mix. You can meet with friends or regulars around your favorite coffee and share the daily life of the locals for a morning. Good company and beautiful products: what more could you ask for?

Our must-see stands!

If all the stalls have their charm, the fairground market of Chatelaillon has many flagship producers not to be missed! We won’t lie, we have a few favorites…

For the gourmands, direct two stands coming directly from Vendée that make your mouth water. Brioches for the first, melons for the second: we let you choose!

For lovers of beautiful products, it is of course the stalls of fruits and vegetables in season. Taste, taste… and taste!

For those who like to please, the florist set up in front of the bakery offers colorful and accessible bouquets. Peony, iris, tulip or rose, did you know that each flower has a message?

For those who crave a sweet treat on Sunday, the Frères Gourmands at Rue du Marché have something to make your mouth water…

For zero waste enthusiasts, the Au Jardin store offers its bulk products and small, tasty and healthy prepared meals.

And for all those who can’t conceive of the morning without a coffee break, it’s happening at the market’s burn shop or at the counter of the Compagnie de la Rosa!

“It’s heartwarming to see loyal customers coming back year after year. For some families, you get to see the kids grow up and follow their story. I wouldn’t trade my job for anything in the world.”

Alain, 41 years old, market gardener

“Melon is the king of the table during the vacations! As an appetizer, starter, picnic, sweet or savory, it goes with everything!”

Kevin, 20 years old, melon seller