French market

Have you already voted for your favorite French market?

The fifth annual edition of “Your most beautiful market” has started in France, with 24 markets from all over the country competing until June 22.

The most popular and earliest results of the current vote were revealed on May 27 by TF1 13H host Marie-Sophie Lacarrau.

The 24 markets competing for the 2022 edition were announced on Friday April 15, two weeks before the start of the competition.

The vote is open until June 22 online on the site here. You can vote multiple times and ask your colleagues, friends and family to do the same.

The Étaples-sur-Mer market (Pas-de-Calais) won in 2021. The competition was created in 2018 by Jean-Pierre Pernaut, who wanted to celebrate the markets and encourage the values ​​they represent: proximity local and regional heritage.

It is now organized by TF1’s 13H program, in collaboration with regional newspapers.

The venues vying for this year’s title consist mainly of food markets, with stalls selling cheese, vegetables, delicatessen and takeaway food, but also flowers and clothes.

The 24 candidates on the current shortlist are split into three groups and listed alphabetically by region. They are:

At the top of the ranking

  • Thiviers for the Aquitaine region

  • Vannes for Brittany

  • Sotteville-lès-Rouen for the Haute-Normandie region

  • Narbonne for the Languedoc-Roussillon region

  • Revel for the Midi-Pyrénées region

  • Arras for the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region

  • Halles de Niort for the Poitou-Charentes region

  • Fairground market Saint-Pierre for the Reunion region

In the middle of the ranking

  • Halle aux Houblons in Haguenau for the Alsace region

  • Vichy for the Auvergne region

  • Aubigny-sur-Nère for the Center region

  • Center of Limoges for the Limousin region

  • Provençal in Digne-les-Bains for the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region

  • Pornichet for the Pays-de-la-Loire region

  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme for Picardy

  • Nyons for the Rhône-Alpes region

Bottom of the ranking

  • Saint-Pierre-en-Auge for the Lower Normandy region

  • Pouilly-sur-Loire for Burgundy

  • Halle Saint-Thibault in Epernay for the Champagne-Ardenne region

  • Ile Rousse covered market for the Corsica region

  • Fréry in Belfort for Franche-Comté

  • Hmong in Cacao in French Guiana

  • Downtown in Rueil-Malmaison for the Ile-de-France region

  • Halles d’Epinal for Lorraine

Once the nationwide vote is complete, the shortlist will be forwarded to a six-member super-jury.

This will be made up of three TF1 personalities: Evelyne Dhéliat, Denis Brogniart and Laurent Mariotte, as well as three viewers drawn at random during a competition organized on the TF1 & Vous website.

The final stage will take place the week of June 27, when Mme Lacarrau’s TF1 13H program will announce the winner.

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