A flurry of tastes, speckled in summer sun

Truly brimming with life, Les Halles de la Major marketplace features ten passionate food growers and curators, on an unwavering quest for excellence and eager to share their profession, know-how, products and essence of their products.  People come here to shop and have a chat with the fish-monger, cheese-maker or vintner, before tucking into a meal at Café des Halles.  Others come just for an indulgent, mouth-watering walk… Les Halles

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Opening the Vaults to Reveal a Treasure Trove of Tastes: The Metamorphosis

To make the project reality, major renovations had to be carried out, lasting nearly two years The long-haul effort was headed by the founder of Les Halles de la Major, Antoine Siffrein-Blanc, and project architect, Sophie Foillard.  The protracted renovation period, which started in December 2013 under construction company EGBTP, was divided into different stages. The first was dedicated to connecting up the two vaults, and carving generously-sized openings in

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Everyone’s Talking about Les Halles

La Croix – 21 July 2014 Marseille converts to XXL shopping This morning, the Graves-based perfume-maker Fragonard will be the first to raise the curtain on his stall at Les Voûtes de la Major. Nestled under Cathédrale de la Major, the arched space used to be home to the port warehouses. Today, they form a 7,500 m2 expanse of exclusive shopping, bordering the sea and a stone’s throw from MuCEM

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