Travelling in Europe provides this incomparable experience of being able to wander between centuries, cultures and a variety of landscapes from a handful of locations that can be rallied in just a couple of hours in train or by car.
It is truly in the heart of its cities that you’ll find the epitome of European culture. Topping the list, the romantic cities of Paris and Rome welcome lovers from around the the world, Barcelona and Berlin tireless party-goers, and London and Amsterdam travelers craving for artistic eclecticism.
However, if you’re planning a trip to Europe in 2017, there are maybe a few other things you might wish to do besides visiting monuments, touring museums, partying and savoring the local food. For instance, how about visiting some of the best flea markets in the world? France, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Spain are among the most antiques-aware and best flea market friendly locations in the world.
The ideal playground for city-breakers, the Old Continent offers a network of very well connected cosmopolitan and culturally rich cities. Its railway network (Thalys, Eurostar, TGV, DB) is one of the most modern and best connected in the world; you can for instance start you trip in London by visiting Portobello Road flea market and Brick Lane flea market (DAY 1), grab the Eurostar to Paris and visit les Puces de Clignancourt and the Vanves flea market (DAY 2), and then take the TGV to Lille (DAY 3), Brussels (DAY 3) and then reach Amsterdam (DAY 4).
But enough of logistic for now.
Enjoy our ranking of what we consider being the Top 15 mega European flea markets you absolutely MUST visit in 2017. And don’t hesitate to share your feedback with us in the comments section below, if there’s anything we forgot to include in this flea market listing/ranking or if you want to share your own advice and experience.
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