The Flea Market -also called the “Puces”- is a real institution and since 2001, has been recognized as a “Zone for the Protection of Architectural, Urban, and Landscape Heritage (ZPPAUP)” thanks to its unusual ambiance and atmosphere. It is considered as the largest antiques market and second-hand shop in the world.
The market covers seven hectares and hosts 14 markets:
Antica, Biron, Cambo, Dauphine, Django Reinhardt, Jules Vallès, le Passage, Malassis, Malik, l’Entrepôt, Paul Bert Serpette, des Rues, L’Usine & Lécuyer and Vernaison.
Some of them are covered, others are open-air markets and every one of them overflows with varied goods, from all periods and countries. At the Flea Market, you can bargain-hunt classic antiques or restored top-end goods such as furniture, paintings, bronzes, art items or tapestries, mirrors, lamps, dishes…
You can find old discs, engravings, toys, posters, books, photography and other unusual items. You can also buy clothes, shoes and vintage or latest fashion accessories.