Penguin Random House, Inc.
A visit to a flea market can be the highlight of a trip to France: a lively encounter with everyday culture, an exciting way to spend a few hours, and a chance to pick up a unique souvenir or add to a collection. The Flea Markets of France is the indispensable tool for getting the most out of your visit, whether you’re a flea-market novice or an experienced shopper. Conversational and comprehensive, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about exploring markets all over France. Descriptions of more than 30 markets and their specialties, as well as practical advice on visiting them, are augmented by notes on regional items, tips on bargaining and collecting, a glossary of relevant French phrases, and a useful rating system, which gives an overview of each market.