Travel Information about France and Paris

(GMT)17 OCT 2016 PATE-R:  Paris is famous for its year-round flea markets. The Marché aux Puces (literally, the Market of Fleas) de St-Ouen—or as it's more commonly referred to, Clignancourt is probably the largest in the world. This sprawling market just outside the 18th arrondissement covers seven hectacres with over 3,000 merchants split across 15 different sections, drawing up to 180,000 visitors each weekend. Even after spending an entire day here, you might still not have covered the entire grounds.
Those seeking a slightly less overwhelming flea market adventure may find Marché aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves in the 14th to be a more manageable option. While it doesn't boast the same inventory in antiques and furniture as Clignancourt, it's still rife with treasures for the keen-eyed browser. Vintage clothes and pre-loved Hermès scarves and delicate French linens are all waiting to be found here—just be sure to arrive early so the selection isn't already picked over.