From 26/04 to 28/08

Exploration of the markets of Torreilles and surroundings

Located in the Pyrenees-Orientales, the Torreilles area is home to local markets rich in fresh produce and crafts, offering visitors an unforgettable cultural experience. Camping Calypso, only 500 meters from the shore, is the place to explore the beauty of this area. With its combination of land, sea and strong cultural identity, the Vermeille coast will surely keep you on your toes!

The local markets of Torreilles

The markets of Torreilles and its surroundings are a must for any visitor to the region. They are located in the Pyrénées-Orientales, in the southwest of France. They are famous for their variety and quality, and are the ideal place to discover the local products and traditional dishes of this region. You will find local food stalls, handicrafts, etc.

The Torreilles market, located in Place Louis Blasi, is perfect for finding unique souvenirs, enjoying a quiet stroll, and immersing yourself in the local culture. You can come on Tuesday and Friday throughout the morning (from 8am to 1pm). It is located in the village, a few minutes from the seaside resort of Torreilles Plage.

On Fridays in summer, the market becomes a farmers’ market labeled Marché de Producteurs de Pays® guaranteeing visitors as well as locals to acquire real quality products from the Occitanie region.

You can also take the opportunity to try some of the delicious local specialties, such as roasted chestnuts and freshly baked bread. With their colorful stalls and friendly vendors, the markets in and around Torreilles offer a unique and enjoyable experience. The markets are usually open twice a week and include handicrafts, local products and imported products. There are also food stands where you can taste local specialties.

The most beautiful markets around the Pyrénées-Orientales

The French region of the Pyrenees-Orientales is full of lively markets that will keep you coming back for more. There is something for everyone, from the lively market in Perpignan to the superb seaside market in Collioure.

  • The Cassanyes market in Perpignan is the most popular in the city, full of fresh produce at exceptional prices. At this market in Perpignan, you will find a full selection of local products such as olives, dried fruit, charcuterie, paella, as well as a variety of restaurants and cafes offering delicious local cuisine.
  • The market in Collioure is equally impressive. Collioure is famous for its fresh seafood and offers a beautiful seaside setting.
  • The weekly market of Argelès-sur-Mer: Argelès-sur-Mer is the ideal place to buy local specialties such as cheeses and wines.
  • Finally, the market of Saint-Cyprien celebrates the Catalan soil. It has a delicious aroma of melon, grilled chicken and aromatic herbs. On the stands, you will find apricots from Roussillon as well as seafood, shellfish, meat and products from local farmers.

What are the regional products to be found on the markets?

The markets of Torreilles are an inexhaustible source of fresh products and crafts. The market stalls are filled to the brim with local products, such as all kinds of fruit and fresh vegetables, cheese, ham and fish, and all kinds of handmade crafts. They are also known for their excellent food offerings, such as ready-made meals, breads and pastries. Among them:

  • The red apricot of Roussillon (AOC)
  • The cherry of Céret
  • The Catalan anchovies of Collioure
  • The daffodils
  • The wines of Roussillon
  • The olive oil

You will find food stalls offering local dishes such as tapas, salads and traditional dishes, as well as products such as fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products and bakery products. There are also drink stands where you can taste local wines and craft beers.

Prepare your next getaway in the Eastern Pyrenees!

For a unique experience, be sure to visit one of the many markets in this vibrant region. In addition to the abundance of fresh produce, the smell of the street food is sure to excite your senses. Find out what the market hours are and plan a place to rest after your exploration.

Camping Calypso in Torreilles Plage is located near the markets of Torreilles and offers activities for all ages. It is located a short distance from the beautiful coastline of Perpignan and the southern part of France. With the ocean nearby, iconic locations near the Spanish border and a staff that makes sure everything is taken care of, this piece of paradise is the perfect place for your next vacation.

Distance from the Calypso campsite to the market of Torreilles: 4 km by bike, car or bus from the Tourist Office

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