“Flea” usually doesn’t look good with anything, unless it goes with a market. And how about a gigantic flea market with thousands of stalls? Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt is exactly like this. If you won’t find something you’ve searched for, it probably means it doesn’t exist.
One of the biggest flea markets in the world, Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt is in fact a complex of 15 markets packed on 7 hectares. It offers all kinds of goods, from antiques, paintings, furniture, to crafts, toys, books and many others. It’s located in the 18th arrondissement, in the northern part of Paris.
The largest and most popular with tourists of all Parisian markets, Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt has had some interesting customers. Frequent buyers included Pablo Picasso, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent.