In our 30 years of Belle France, we’ve seen pretty much everything France has to offer; the beautiful rolling hills complete with vineyards, the châteaux of the Loire Valley, the sights and sounds of bicycles winding through the country roads.
But one thing we’re continually asked about are the brocantes – or flea markets. The country hosts more than 15,000 flea markets every year and they’ve become renowned throughout the world.
Across France you’ll find markets every weekend offering up hidden gems, bargain antiques, and food vendors which are the epitome of fine French cuisine.
Whether you’re taking a trip to the capital, or a relaxing tour of the south, explore our French flea market guide for all the best locations and top tips.
Download the Flea Markets Guide (.pdf - 3.8mb)
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