Summer and winter, Provencal locals love wandering flea market stalls. To honor Provençal traditions or give a traditional aspect to their homes, they hunt down emblematic local pieces. Bargain hunters of the south delight in vintage finds that evoke memories of Provençal houses, from the bread bin to the red clay tiles, and including local textiles.
For fashion enthusiasts, see you on Sunday, January 18 in Marseille, at a designer jumble sale. The following Sunday, literature enthusiasts can meet in Nice at a second-hand book sale. Collectors, meanwhile, will find what they’re looking for in Apt, on Sunday, February 1 when postcards, badges or vintage phone cards will fill the stalls!
In Aix-en-Provence, a market occupies the town square in Verdun on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays selling antiques and local crafts, for the delight of treasure hunters! To satisfy the youngest among us, the town of Hyères organizes a children's clothing and toys jumble sale every weekend. Stamp collectors, meanwhile, meet on Sunday, February 1 in Aubagne, to enrich their collection with rare stamps.