Exploring French Market Days in Normandy and the Manche

French market days are a way of life, usually very well attended by locals and tourists. Historically, even French children took the day off school to attend the community market day. Most tow Some of the biggest markets offer live animals for sale, usually poultry birds for the table or for laying eggs and rabbits – an animal that is very popular in France for breeding and eating. Poultry birds range in age from tiny, days old chicks to ready-to-lay girls of about 12-15 weeks old. Most markets these days will also have many stalls to browse selling all manner of goods, such as: Plants Clothing for all the family Hand-made baskets Cooked food Jewellery Carpets and rugs Handbags and leather g

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