Where is the flea market in Paris?
How to Get to the Flea Market. To get there by metro, head to Porte de Clignancourt on Line 4 and follow the crowds towards the large concrete overpass. If you are looking for antiques, don’t waste too much time looking through the clothing, African objects and household goods on streets along the way.
What are junk shops called in France?
We call them “les brocanteurs”, or “les broc”, and you can spot them rather easily: they actually sell antiques, and they know the price of their merchandise… (so it’s not as cheap). If the yard sale is larger, and attracts many of these professional dealers, it is then called “une brocante” – or so it used to be.
What is the largest flea market in France?
The Paris flea market is the largest antique market in the world. It comprises some 2,500 stores, spread across 15 markets. You will find our review of each one of them on this website. The Paris Flea Market is not easy to find, and once you there it often feels like a maze with many hidden treasures.
What are antique shops called in France?
We call them “les brocanteurs”, or “les broc”, and you can spot them rather easily: they actually sell antiques, and they know the price of their merchandise…
What is the Foire à la Brocante des Quinconces?
The Foire à la Brocante des Quinconces is THE appointment of all “bargain hunters” who live in the region.
Why visit the Quinconces in Bordeaux?
The Quinconces, the main square of Bordeaux’ city center, is named after the way the trees were planted: “de quinconce” stands for “staggered”. This famous little flea market gives visitors a chance to see another side to Bordeaux that perhaps the tourist brochures often overlook.
What can you find at the Quinconces flea market?
And the Foire à la Brocante des Quinconces has so much to offer! From junk, antique, furniture and books to jewelry, china, silverware, crystal glassworks, and a wide selection of classic and unusual collectible, exhibitors at the Quinconces Flea Market truly have something for everyone.