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Braderie de Lille Flea Market | The Biggest and the Best in Europe

There is always a brocante or flea market going on at the weekend somewhere in France but there is nothing quite like the Braderie de …

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The Annual Bastille Day Montreuil-sur-Mer Antiques Fair

A Bastille Day trip to the walled town of Montreuil-sur-Mer in northern France, just an hour’s drive from Calais reveals extraordinary treasures at the annual …

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How to find antiques, second hand markets and flea markets in France

One of the questions  that’s asked all the time is “how do I find a brocante, antique shop, flea market or auction in ‘somewhere’ in France”? …

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Antiques and Flea Markets in Paris

  Want to know where to search for great one off pieces, unique finds, a piece of vintage French paraphernalia in Paris? Look no further …

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Grand Flea Market of Amiens

Each year the town of Amiens in the region of Picardy holds two grand flea markets known as Réderies. Held on the last Sunday of …

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Braderie de Lille at the old Bourse

Braderie de Lille dates and Practical Information

The weekend of the first Sunday in September is when the Braderie de Lille, Europe’s largest flea market, is held  With some 2.5 million visitors …

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Europe’s biggest Flea Market – Braderie de Lille

The first weekend of every September sees the annual Braderie de Lille take place – the biggest flea market in Europe! History of the Braderie …

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Antiques Fair, Montreuil-sur-Mer

Annual Bastille Day Antiques Fair at Montreuil-sur-Mer

Every 14th July for as long as anyone can remember, there has been a market in the lovely town of Montreuil-sur-Mer.  The picturesque cobbled streets …

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Brocantes and Braderies in France

Brocantes and braderies in France – a way of life and a national passion. The flea markets, second hand markets and car boot sales are …

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Street Markets in Picardy

Abbeville (Somme area): Thursday – Place du Grand Marche and the Market Hall A very big market almost exclusively in the Market Hall, lots of …

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