MARKETS

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For many visitors, the French markets are a 'must' to visit.

Civray, which is five minutes away by car, has markets on Tuesdays and Fridays, the Tuesday one being the larger.

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Fish, meat, vegetables, cheese, baskets, clothing, flowers, table cloths, soaps, leather, handicrafts, paintings and cards by local artist Angela Berry and many other items make a colorful display.

Despite being a little way from the coast, there are two fresh fish stalls, both of which have a hugh variety of both fish and shellfish.

There are several meat stalls and we can vouch for the quality. Hugh fresh eggs, wonderful cheese and all the vegetables in season.

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There are also markets in Ruffec, about 15 minutes away by car, on Wednesdays and Saturdays and in many other local towns. We can advise you once you are here.