The Capuchin market is the largest market in Bordeaux. Located in the middle of the historic center of Bordeaux, the Capuchin market is held every morning except Monday. It is a covered market in a popular district of Bordeaux between Place de la Victoire and Saint-Jean station.
The Capuchin market takes its name from the Congregation of Religious Beggars, founded in 1525 in Spolète, Italy, and attached to the Order of St. Francis. Upon their arrival, the Capuchins, who owe their name to the brown dress ending with a 'capuce', a kind of pointed hood. They strived to evangelize a new trading system back then and transformed this district into a place of trade.
The Capuchin market is the place of meetings and exchanges, a place of speech inhabited by the particular spirit of this village district in which merchants are proud to work and live there. This market rationalizes circuits by bringing together wholesalers around cities and creates retail markets in the center.
This food market welcomes 81 exhibitors who will offer you all kinds of products for your daily kitchen. It is called 'the belly of Bordeaux' for a reason.
Place des Capucins, 33000, Bordeaux, France