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Market day at Desvres

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Desvres We visited this small market town on a damp Tuesday morning in June. We had heard the street market was good. So as it was only about 10 miles from where we were staying in the village of Inxent we would have a look.

Desvres is a nice small town with plenty of shops, bars and cafes. The market is in the centre of the town at Place Leon Blum and the streets off. There is a car park near the market or you can park as we did in the main shopping street.

Market stall

Desvres market stall picture


The market is as you would expect in France full of fresh produce. Vegetables, cheese and live stock chickens and rabbits. Plus clothes and shoes even double glazing.

Our favorite was the freshly cooked chickens and hams you can see in the photo. It is always a good sign when you see the locals buyings from the bbq van. We got a chicken and roasted potatoes for dinner there. The taste is far better than you would get in the UK.

The chicken stall which was always busy

desvres chiken bbq picture

desvres market stall picture

Just a quick update

It is 2 years to the day since our last visit and just like last time it was raining again.We brought another roasted chicken which was just as good as our last one.

desvres market stall picture


The photos below show two of the streets in the town centre The town is well known for its earthenware pottery

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Le moulin l'Eveque is a former water mill set at the bottom of the Vire valley in an area of outstanding natural beauty.It is a little hamlet of 4 riverside properties one of which the owners live in and the other 3 are holiday lets. available individually or collectively for larger parties of up to 15 people.

Each property has it's own private garden and patio/BBQ area. There is also a large riverside garden which everyone is welcome to use, with a picnic table right on the river, beautiful with a glass of wine at sunset

The 3 bedroom le gite de cadran solaire has a large andvery well equipped kitchen on the ground floor, with the patio right outside, and stairs up to the principle bedroom wich is furnished with a super king size bed and has double aspect windows, one facing the south and river , the other looking west. Next to it is the main bathroom, with shower, wc and vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds. These can be joined together if required, just let us know. This bedroom has it's own wc and vanity sink Through to the living room where you will find 2 sofas, one of which is a sofa bed and where you can watch TV in English. All the top freeview channels are available.

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