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. Put Carpentras market on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Carpentras road trip site .
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  • Carpentras market in Provence-Alpes-Cote-D'Azur France is really enjoyable for local culture and great local produce and wares. Lively and exciting on a Friday, safe for tourists.  more »
  • On our travel round Provence this was another one that we were told to go to. The colours are great with all the textiles, herbs, spices, flowers and general nic-nacs. Watch out for the cheese man who...  more »
  • The market in Carpentras is every Friday all year round, though it is larger in summer and smaller in winter. In summer the market gets very crowded with tourists but it's still well worth it to come ...  more »

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