Vintage hunting in Paris

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Vintage hunting in Paris

From flea markets to antique shops, here are two walking tours for all you art lovers and collectors.

In norther n Paris, a short walk from Porte de Clignancourt is the Saint-Ouen flea market. Here, you will find the largest concentration of second-hand dealers in the world, with over 2,500 stalls bursting with antiques, photographs, vintage clothing and souvenirs. Best loved by the bargain hunters looking for gems from every era is Antiques Rodriguez Decoration.

Meanwhile, in the heart of the capital, between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Orsay Museum, Le Carré Rive Gauche is an unmissable cluster of 120 antique dealers and art galleries. From primitive arts to 21st-century design, all objects are certified and guaranteed. On the Rue du Bac, stop in and see François Hayem, the leading expert on the 18th century, who deals in untouched furniture and objects from the Enlightenment. Hayem has the best eye in the business.

Marché aux Puces de Paris Saint-Ouen
Porte de Clignancourt
93400 Saint Ouen
+33 (0)6 14 17 76 91

Antiquités Rodriguez Décoration
15, rue Jules Vallès
93400 Saint-Ouen
+33 (0)6 63 53 10 81és-Rodriguez-Décoration-1410650712480937/

Carré Rive Gauche
16 rue des Saints-Pères
75007 Paris

François Hayem
13, rue du Bac
75007 Paris
+33 (0)1 42 61 25 60