Old day’s Les Puces spirits in Vernaison Flea Market : Combine your visit to Vernaison for a faithful former flea atmosphere and a French popular music dances and songs at Chez Louisette restaurant located at Porte de Clignancourt station.
Vernaison flea market is located on rue des rosiers (In Saint-Ouen near Paris Porte de Clignancourt). It is a narrow-alleyway full of valuable antiques, collectables, Kitchenware and tableware, books and table lamps. It has remained faithful to the former flea market atmosphere of the past, the spirit of “les puces”. It is an example of the flea market entrepreneurism spirit woven within each stall selling quality vintage goods allowing the market to gain customers such as collectors and antique dealers.
This bustling Vernaison Flea Market respects the markets of times past. The first stalls were erected in about 1920 by Roman Vernaison, a former franchise dealer in the central market. He installed prefabricated wooden huts and stalls on lands he owned in Saint Ouen. Vernaison Market soon became a long tradition and name reference among flea market dealers and bargain hunters of all ages. The village spirit accommodating vendors as well as customers in a flea village atmosphere attracted many antique dealers, discount stores and antiques furniture vendors under the extensive experience and ownership of Vernaison stalls. It is a clear challenge, involving his passionate belief to accommodate the market.
Even today Vernaisson market corresponds to what visitors love most in Paris : the unusual and traditional authenticity of the location. With the highest number of specialized stalls, from furniture to antique toys and glassware, the Vernaison market remains a paradise for bric a brac hunters. The guinguette-bistro “Chez Louisette” where one can still stop for a bite to eat to the sound of the accordion, was the main attraction of the Vernaison market.
Vernaison market Paris Saint-Ouen is always in motion, bargain hunters from all over the city come to find the best deals on unique vintage and antique items as fashion evolves. New furniture dealers of the 70s and professional vintage fashion dealers offer great designer brands that made the reputation of France to the delight of the bargain hunter.
Push one of the four doors of the Vernaison market to get you into the bargaining mood and feel the ambiance! Rue des Rosiers road will lead you directly to the market; Make your way and try not to get lost through a maze weaving 9 000m² in meandering walkways. All the twist and turns of the market are approximately the same since 1920 when Roman Vernaison erected wooden huts in which “rag pickers” locals weekenders and bargains hipsters came to this sprawling market to sell and trade. Most narrow alleys will take you to covered secret passages where a treasure trove of antiques, collectables, art and more will make you feel like an explorer for the day.
Everything here is just amazing : stalls and stalls of objects from a simple dish to a stethoscope or a copper scuba diving suit. Browse through the Vernaison market that offers superb bargains of a vast selection of beautiful silverware, antique fabrics, and excellent quality of rare tapestries. In spring, amateur bargain hobbyists can enjoy the cheerful perfumed alleys of wisteria and honeysuckle fragrance to choose and buy beautiful epochal pendulums with all the functioning guarantees, as well as 18th and 19th era furniture.
The free newspaper Le Village des Puces wrote an article dedicated to tableware in the 4th publication.