The Saturday food market returns to Place Billard, in Chartres, from March 26

It was two years ago, almost to the day. On March 28, 2020, the traditional Saturday food market, historically organized on Place Billard in Chartres, was relocated to the back alley of Boulevard Chasles, due to the coronavirus epidemic, which was landing in France. Enough to create new habits for both regulars and professionals present.

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But the proposed market, Saturday March 19 in the morning, will be the last organized on Boulevard Chasles on a Saturday. Indeed, the City of Chartres has announced its decision to “reinstate the Saturday food market in its historic setting of Place Billard. This provision will take effect on Saturday, March 26. »

Extended rue and place de la Poissonnerie

In a press release, the municipality even adds that “to meet a demand which has grown due to the space available on Place des Épars and Boulevard Chasles, this market will be extended to Rue and Place de la Poissonnerie. »

This decision to return to Place Billard is linked to the evolution of the health situation, with “the pandemic context which seems to want to be simplified and the health requirements established nationally lightened. »

The Saturday market back on Boulevard Chasles in Chartres

Important detail, the Wednesday food market is maintained on Boulevard Chasles.

Market days and times in Chartres

  • Saturday food market: every Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., place Billard, place and rue de la Poissonnerie (from March 26).
  • Wednesday food market: every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., boulevard Chasles.
  • Flower market in the heart of town: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., place du Cygne. Market reserved for the sale of cut flowers, in pots, shrubs and plants.
  • Food and clothing market: Wednesday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., place du quartier des Clos. Market reserved for the sale of food from producers, resellers and the sale of clothing.

Simon Dechet