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Carpentras market, Carpentras

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Located in southeastern France, Carpentras market is famous for its commercial center Comtat Venaissin and is famous for the black truffle markets. Carpentras market was once the commercial spot where merchants from Ancient Greece would come and trade. Later during the time of the Roman Empire, the site was known as the Carpentoracte Meminorum, which again went to be called “the Forum of Nero”. The city is rich in historical data pertaining to the time of the Roman Empire and is well known for the massive triumphal arch that the Romans built. The arch lies within the compound of the bishops’ palace. Work out when and for how long to visit Carpentras market and other Carpentras attractions using our handy Carpentras trip generator.
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  • What a great market to be seen and wow such a lot of thinks to buy too ! This market is only on friday morning.  more »
  • Large enough to keep you going - clothes, food, material, musical instruments, soaps, honey, etc. It is all there and great fun to wander around. It will be all over by lunchtime so make sure you get ...  more »
  • If you love flea markets you will love this one. Loads of stuff every week, lots of stalls, great location under the plane trees. Took us 3 hours to get through it all.  more »