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agro_panda Apr 6, 2009 04:33 AM

We'll be in Paris next week, staying in hotel at 6th arr and leaving on Sunday afternoon, would like to pick up some cheese and fresh produce like fruits or vegetable on the way to the airport, which would be the best market to make a quick stop? we'll be driving to the airport, thanks!

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    susany Apr 6, 2009 04:29 PM

    Yesterday, the organic market ( Blvd. Raspail) had exquisite strawberries. They should have them next Sunday too and they might be even better. This is a very nice market, small, but with a lot of options, and I highly recommend it too.

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      AGM_Cape_Cod Apr 6, 2009 12:12 PM

      If you go to the Blvd Raspail market on the end of the market near the Lutecia Hotel there is a vendor who sells onion, potato and cheese galettes hot off the griddle for 2.3 euro each. They are wonderful!!!
      Also if you decide to go to the covered Saint-Germain market stop at Gerard Mulot on rue de Seine for a goody.

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        LotsC Apr 6, 2009 06:22 AM

        Rue Cler is lovely -

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          Dodo Apr 6, 2009 05:17 AM

          I'd go either to the Raspail market (organic) on Blvd. Raspail or then, just do the shopping on Rue de Seine/Rue de Buci or the covered Saint-Germain market. Depends a bit on where exactly in the 6th you're staying.

          If you should be staying near Rue Mouffetard (5th), you could also go there.

          You'll find all street markets listed by arrondissement right here:
          http://www.v1.paris.fr/EN/Living/markets/markets.asp

          The Sunday organic market on Raspail is only listed here:
          http://www.v1.paris.fr/en/Living/mark...

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