Le Marché de la Creation
28 April, 2014
On Sunday morning is a good time to walk along the river Saone, when livelier are its quays. And that is because on this day, the riverbanks are transformed to welcome people who come in search of a unique treasure to take home.
On the left bank of the river, book vendors install on weekends in their usual metal boxes settled along the river or in the shops opposite. This is the place to complete your library with original works or rare copies you will find at the better price.
On the other side is located Le Marché de la Création , meeting point of about 170 artists from 80 different nationalities offering artworks to suit all budgets that include paintings, tapestries, jewelery, ornaments , lace and embroidery, sculptures and decorative items. It is a unique market in Europe for its size and number of exhibitors, and with a long history since it was established in 1979 by an elderly couple. Lyon is a very creative city, full of outstanding artisans and artists that show their works in these unforgettable markets. Do make sure to find here a unique souvenir made in Lyon.
And nearby, the food market of St. Antoine. If weather is nice, people is always ready to choose between their fresh products, some bread, cheese, sausage, salad and fruit for a picnic in the park.
Le Marché de la Création
Quai Romain Rolland 69005 Lyon
Every Sunday from 8 h to 13 h
So you feel like visiting Lyon, do you? Book your flights here!
28 April, 2014