Accessible local markets

Lovers of real flavours and organic produce, take a wander around our markets to get your daily dose of vitamins! Whether you’re in a wheelchair, have a stroller or use a walking stick, the layout of Amiens will make your access to these open-air markets easy!

Île aux fruits

325 rue de Verdun - 80 000 AMIENS 
Tel: +33(0)7 85 08 42 65

Île aux fruits (meaning ‘island of fruits’) is an urban farm promoting direct produce sales from 80 local producers (such as vegetables, fruit, cheeses, beers...). Market gardening, educational farming, permaculture, a music scene... You’re sure to fall under the charm of this wonderful initiative, driven by a collective of passionate locals.

>> For your information:

• No specific provisions for people with reduced mobility / Not accessible by wheelchair.
• No designated parking spaces
• The path isn’t stable (beaten earth).
• Fast catering and weekly live entertainment

The belfry covered market

1 Place Maurice Vast - 80 000 AMIENS
Tel: +33(0)3 22 09 64 58

The Amiens Covered Market (the Halle au Frais) is home to 17 merchants defending the region’s gastronomical memory. There are cheese-makers, bakers, pastry makers, charcutiers, butchers, fishmongers, delicatessens, cellar masters...
Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm, and on Sunday from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

>> For your information:

• Walk-in entry via Place Maurice Vast or Rue du Général Leclerc.
• Accessible lift.
• Toilets for people with reduced mobility located on the second floor of the shopping centre.
• Parking for people with reduced mobility in the underground ‘Les Halles’ carpark.

Colvert Market

Rue Léo Lagrange - 80 000 AMIENS

Go on a mini world tour on Sunday mornings by strolling around the numerous alleys of Amiens’ largest market.

>> For your information:

• Stands on the pavements and pathways on the route.
• The only thing that might make moving around difficult is the number of people who visit the market.

The market on the water

Place Parmentier - 80 000 AMIENS

Every Saturday morning along the Somme, get your fill of local fresh produce and flowers straight from the hortillonnages!

>> For your information:

• Accompanying person required for visually and mentally handicapped persons due to the close proximity to the canal.


Barque traditionnelle des hortillonnages d'Amiens avec une mère et ses enfants en costume traditionnel à l'occasion du marché sur l'eau.

> Once a year, as part of June’s “La rue est à Amiens” festival, the market on the water takes place as before. ‘Hortillons’ (market gardeners for the hortillonnages) in traditional costume come down the Somme in their pointed boats loaded with vegetables, fruit and flowers to Place Parmentier.
Tel: +33(0)3 22 92 12 18