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16 Mar 2018
“a less interesting version of the St. Francois farmer's market but much closer to the cruise ship pier”
19 Feb 2018
“Interesting little place and bar!!”
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Place de la Victoire, Pointe-a-Pitre 97110, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The best thing about this place is its close proximity to the cruise ship pier--you can easily walk here. Otherwise, while it is somewhat similar to the farmer's market in St. Francois to our eye, did not offer quite the variety of St. Francois and...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

After a morning roaming around the market and finding ourselves in this sqaure, we found a great bar playing live music ; so decided to enjoy a beer that was cold and tasty, whilst we admiered the statue in the sqaure!! it's ok , small...More

2  Thank B M
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The market square gives you a really good feel for the local flavor. Lots of fruits, vegetables, spices, fish and souvenirs. Unfortunately you cannot bring back anything except souvenirs. The people were dressed in their native madras plaid clothing and were not the friendliest. We...More

Thank StephanieR6655HD
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A nice bug square filled with spice, herb and Nic nac stalls under cover in the centre. Some coffe shops and small eateries around the edge. Pleasant place to wander and take in the market bustle and aromas. Pricing at each seems to be about...More

Thank PagMi
Reviewed 1 November 2017

It is a small square with a small covered open sided market but the splash of colorful bags of spices and bottles of rum and spiced items is a great opportunity to get some beautiful pictures. All of the vendors were nice even with my...More

1  Thank russpei
Reviewed 9 February 2017

There are a coupe of markets close to each other in Pointe-a-Pitre. Each has about a dozen stalls. The one by the harbour has a few vegetable stalls and a few stalls selling spice and punch. There are fishermen selling their catch at the harbours...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 11 January 2017

beautifull place where you can buy local spices and local punch.Arround there is good small restaurants and shops.

Thank lyla3008
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a couple of open air markets really close to each other. You can buy fresh fish right off the boat. You can find a lot of natural spices from the many different vendors. For Americans on vacation this is a different experience.

2  Thank Scott_Smith6064
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Pointe -a -Pitre was a port of call on our Trans Atlantic cruise with the Horizon of CDF in 2015 and with the Costa Mediterranea in 2013 . Unfortunately we stopped there both times on a Sunday morning when most boutiques , restaurants and bars...More

1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Le Marche de la Darse is just average, less than we expected. We visited on a afternoon and found many stalls closed. Not much variation in products offered.

Thank carolineenwillem
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