Enjoy a stroll around the markets selling local produce from cheese to wine, fresh local produce, wood carvings, soap made from goats milk, crafts, hot food, to mention just a few. Do a spot of people watching while enjoying a glass of local wine from one of the pavement cafés. Have lunch at one of the local restaurants. The “menu du jour” offers popular choices for a very reasonable price.
Mirepoix – Monday morning
Foix – Friday morning
Limoux – Friday all day
Lavelanet – Friday morning
There are also evening markets or “marchés nocturne” in summer in Mirepoix, Puivert and Léran. The evening markets in Leran are food markets. The streets are closed and food stalls set up. Choose your meal and enjoy the ambiance sitting at the trestle tables set up in the middle. There is usually some musical entertainment.