Flea markets are filled with curiosities, and I’m not just talking about the stuff for sale. Over the years I’ve witnessed a lot of strange behaviors as people navigate booths looking for bargains. There’s something about flea market culture (cash-based transactions? secondhand goods? informal setting?
Thrifters & lovers of vintage items tend to flock to the famous Puces de St-Ouen. But looking to spend a morning living like a local? Skip St-Ouen and head straight to the Puces de Vanves (Vanves Flea Market). Sharing my tips & tricks for visiting.