Numbers are limited to 10 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.
- 2-hour walking tour of St-Ouen flea market in Paris with a local guide
- Shop for authentic yet affordable items from just about every era
- Visit speciality shops that only the locals know
- Get tips on how to haggle and sniff out the best bargains
- Meet market traders and listen to their memorable tales
- Small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people ensures a more personalized experience
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What You Can Expect
While walking around the labyrinth of aisles, check out some of the best, one-of-a-kind shops that only a local can show you! Discover a boutique selling haute couture from the 1920s, and visit a shop that peddles antique furniture from Versailles.
As you stroll through the market, looking at items from just about every era, learn all about bargain hunting in the market from your friendly guide: how to distinguish junk from genuine gems, where to go for the biggest discounts, and who sells what and where. Hear tales of famous celebrities like Sharon Stone and Madonna, who’ve been known to shop here, and learn about their favorite market shops.
Throughout your tour, you’ll have countless opportunities to stop and spend your vacation money to pick up genuine and unique souvenirs! Shop for leather goods, contemporary trinkets, vintage clothing, books, extravagant accessories and more – all at the best prices. While browsing stalls or digging through boxes in search of that extra-special find, your guide will introduce you to some of the market’s most colorful traders. Chat with second-generation merchants and hear their countless memories and tales, before working your way back to the start point, where your tour ends.
What an amazing small tour with a fabulous informative bohemian tour guide, he loved the past and history of the markets and the eclectic items sold in these 100's of stalls. Managed to get my hubby a vintage copy of Edith Piafs songs, he loves that French woman. These markets are fantastic and shouldn't be missed as something different to see in Paris. Highly recommend
Excellent guide. Orleck Not sure of the spelling was very informative and a lot of fun. We gathered in front of a McDonalds with a few others and he walked us to the market. He discussed the history of the flea market, how to bargain, and really gave us a wonderful cultural overview. I would highly recommend this tour. If you stay to shop you will be for more informed. You can also treat it like a museum experience.
Olek? Was wonderful. Had lots of great info about the area and shopping safely around the flea market.
Found many beautiful items but many were above my price point. Some of the shops are almost like museums filled with beautiful furniture and art. Great day
I was the only one on my tour but my guide was fantastic! She took me to some really interesting shops and was more than happy to stop while I took a picture or wanted to look at something. After spending a few days trying to find all the tourist sites myself, it was wonderful to have a guide!
it was ok
This tour was such a great experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable and personable and was able to joke with the group while showing us around and generally making the day fun and interesting. He delivered the history and background of the various market sections without sounding bored or rehersed and really seemed to enjoy interacting with the group and showing us little secrets he's discovered in the markets. We were shown so many wonderful and beautiful (expensive!!) things and taught how to bargin with useful tips etc. The meet point was a bit dodgy, and getting a taxi out of the area after the tour was a nightmare, but don't let that stop you!
United Arab Emirates
great tour and we were lucky to buy some great pieces from the year 1900 and WW2 ... the tour guid was helpful and friendly
We truely enjoyed Olesander (not sure if that's right-but I think I'm close) Meeting our tour guide at the metro stop I must admitt was alittle dicey, don't let that scar you. (Not in the best neighborhood) But once Olesander arrived-as it turned out, we were his only customers-it turned out to be a wonderful day/experience. Olesander knew his stuff. He took us to all the places that we had interest in. Explained the history and background of the flea market and explained to us how to bargain at the market. I highly recommend this tour, it gave us an excellent starting point and by the end of the day we were shopping like the French. I'm so happy we took this tour. My best regards to Olesander for a lovely day!
What a great tour! Our guide made sure to ask if anyone was looking for anything in particular and helped keep an eye out. Lots of good tips/suggestions. I'm not sure I could have found everything on my own, so was glad to have the tour guide show us around first.
This tour was most fun and interesting. The market has amazing items, but many are very expensive. Our guide Marie was so nice, natural, and a great host. My only comment was that outside the Market the area was sketchy and we felt somewhat unsafe, especially in the Metro station, where aggressive young males were trying to sell tickets. We walked down to the next station which was fine. Watch your pockets.