Grande Braderie de Lille (Northern France)
La Grande Braderie de Lille is the biggest open-air flea market in France and in Europe with over 10,000 exhibitors installed on 62 miles (100 km) of sidewalk in the inner-city of Lille, and 2.5 million visitors.
La Grande Braderie de Lille takes place every year in Lille (Northern France), on the first weekend of September. This huge event usually lasts from early Saturday morning to Sunday midnight without interruption for bargain hunters and flea market enthusiasts. You can read more about the Grande Braderie de Lille in the review we wrote about this major event.
Tip: beware of unscrupulous sellers who might try to sell you counterfeit items.