Paris – Flea Market Finds

The Village Saint Paul is a block of medieval buildings in the historic Marais neighbourhood in Paris, sandwiched between Rue Saint-Paul and Rue des Jardin Saint-Paul. It is a lovely tranquil space to while away a lazy weekend afternoon if you are in the vicinity, rummaging through antique and second hand stalls.

The weekly Brocante held in a series of connected courtyards, was a bit of an anti climax, but I did come upon a few gems, like this delightful sleeping beauty and the antique pull out toilet (above) that I wouldn’t have minded carting home.DSC_2288 copy 2

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Madhu is an Interior designer turned travel blogger on a long sabbatical to explore the world. When not crafting stories on The Urge To Wander, she's probably Tweeting @theurgetowander or sharing special moments on

98 thoughts on “Paris – Flea Market Finds

  1. These are always the best kinds of places to find when traveling- markets and interesting things that make you feel like the place is yours, that you know something about it other people don’t. Great post

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