Vide Greniers Provencal Style Garage Sales
Always good for entertainment, and the odd little treasure are the vide greniers; France’s answer to garage sales. These are sales on a village scale, with a festive atmosphere. Typically, vendors secure a spot by paying a nominal fee to the local town hall (Marie). The wares for sale, oscillate between treasures and terrors. If you are searching for a specific item, it is best to make sure you are a knowledgeable buyer. On the other hand, if you are not searching, but merely observing this is a fabulous venue – attended by young, old, professionals and neophytes…Continue reading for more details on France’s vide greniers.