August 21, 2014

A Visit To The Open Air Market In Monaco

Enjoying Life’s Simple Pleasures


n a glamorous country with a Prince and Princesses, you will also find the open air market of La Condamine on the Place d’Armes at the foot of the Palace in Monaco. It was created back in 1880 and it is open daily, selling fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, and there is also a covered market with butchery, fish monger, bakery, special foods and wines. It is a meeting place for people of all ages who enjoy the convivial atmosphere, indulging in the marvelous scents and colors, while relishing on one of life’s simple pleasures.

Photo Gallery From The Market…

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  • Yellow like the zuchinni flowers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Yellow like the zuchinni flowers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Zuchinni flowers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Zuchinni flowers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Vegetables in season @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Vegetables in season @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Red, Yellow, Purple... @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Red, Yellow, Purple… @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Chili Peppers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Chili Peppers @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Stand with colorful veggies @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Stand with colorful veggies @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • No excuse not to eat your veggies! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    No excuse not to eat your veggies! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Hot chilli peppers and chantarelles mushrooms @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Hot chilli peppers and chantarelles mushrooms @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • An herb garden! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    An herb garden! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Selecting the cherries @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Selecting the cherries @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Peaches, apricots, pears and more! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Peaches, apricots, pears and more! @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Citrus fruits galore @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Citrus fruits galore @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Mangos, bananas, watermelons, pineapples and more @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Mangos, bananas, watermelons, pineapples and more @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Figs and wild berries @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Figs and wild berries @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Cheese counter @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Cheese counter @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Olives for all tastes @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Olives for all tastes @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Home made pasta @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Home made pasta @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Buy the paper or magazine @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Buy the paper or magazine @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • From the garden to your home @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    From the garden to your home @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

  • Coffee at La Place de Marche @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

    Coffee at La Place de Marche @CelinaLafuenteDeLavotha

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About the Author

Celina Lafuente de Lavotha
Celina Lafuente de Lavotha
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, known for Tango, Football, excellent meat and wam hospitality, and very proud of having recently exported a Queen to Holland and a Pope to the Vatican. Moved to Monaco a decade ago after living on the East Coast of the USA for many years. I am a Freelance Photojournalist reporting from the heart of the Principality, a country that cares for the environment, supports culture in all its forms, encourages the practice of all types of sports as a message of peace, belives in giving back to society through its many charity organizations and is on top of worldwide issues. Monaco is a small country with a big heart!



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