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Marche aux Huitres: Tours & Tickets

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Small market of 8 oyster producers located on the port of Cancale open every day of the year, all day Tastings on the spot facing the Mont Saint-Michel take away
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1 rue des Parcs | Port de la Houle, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

Very much at the core of Cancale’s present and it’s history. The large cluster and lines of the blue and white canvas covered stalls laden with large quantities of absolutely fresh oysters of differing sizes and species and surprisingly cheap. If you want to eat...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 8 June 2019

Just at the start of the harbour pier, you will find the 6 or so market stalls, each selling fresh oysters. We bought a dozen prepared for less than 7 euros, then a couple of glasses of Chablis from the van next door (4 euro...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank NHDG
Reviewed 7 June 2019

Oysters, oysters everywhere. Head down to the north end of the town, just head for the pier and follow the road to the left-you'll see the striped awnings of the oyster sellers. A plate of a dozen freshly opened oysters with half a lemon was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank beckymH283KQ
Reviewed 4 June 2019

Cancale is famous for their magnificent oysters and the best way to eat them is right from the market - no need for a restaurant - just pick some wonderful #1's from the oyster sellers along the seawall and have them open them on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank sid a
Reviewed 2 June 2019

Perfect place to eat oysters you can see the mont'st michel from there and please they don't sell beer or wine on the market so dont forget to bring your bottle

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Miamiwally
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

If you like oysters on the half-shell you will LOVE Cancale. Restaurants with oysters everywhere and oyster “booths” aplenty.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 28 April 2019

it is an amazing place. the small oyster market by the oysters bed sell oysters and open for you to try. it is much cheaper than in restaurant but with better quality. We tried 5-6 kinds of oysters. they are delicious. Also it is amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jasonl999
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Cancale is a very pretty fishing village with an amazing array of seafood restaurants. The best way to enjoy oysters here is to head for a small markets where oysters are prepared for you on a tray and then you can sit on the beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank michelemitchellhns
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Cancale is all about oysters, and we specifically came here to indulge. The oyster market consists of a bunch of small stalls located beside the harbour area, overlooking the oyster banks. You can order huîtres creuses and huîtres plates (more expensive, but worth every cent),...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank JanDebbie
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Cancale is known for it's oysters the world over. Their oysters were shipped daily to King Louis XIV and they are shipped daily now to gourmet restaurants in Paris and New York. However, the place to have Cancale oysters is in this outdoor market in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank benni82018
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2 July 2018|
Response from H4169JZjamesd | Reviewed this property |
D’habitude s’il y a un ‘r’ dans le mois c’est bon pour les huîtres. Par contre je ne sais pas s’il fait beau à cet époque en général