Category: Brussels Flea Market Tour

Brussels ranks as one of Europe’s best capital city for flea market shopping. And to the trained eye, its streets on flea market days are literally filled with treasures. Bargain hunters, antiques dealers, collectors and other vintage enthusiasts regularly haunt Brussels’ flea markets, like gold diggers. From the Place du Jeu de Balle to the Place du Sablon, all seams are good in order to dig up a hidden gem at the flea market.

Oct 06
Broc’ Antik Market (Waterloo Flea Market)

Once located near the eponymous battlefield where French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte met its fate in 1815, the Waterloo flea market has since moved to another venue just 6 miles south from its former location. And even though this flea market is no Tongeren, it is close to Brussels, Namur, and Charleroi and well worth a look-see. Renamed Broc’ Antik Market Belgium, the Waterloo Flea Market hasn’t lost a wee bit of its former glory. Quite the contrary in..

Oct 06

Located in Saint Gilles, precisely one mile away from the madness of the Rue Haute and Rue Blaes (famous for their antique shops and their pretty hefty prices…), Dandelion is without a doubt one of Brussels’ best guarded secret. Launched back in 2014, this amazing little vintage shop is the brainchild of Kim & Madeleine, two antique dealers passionate about Mid Century Modern furniture and design. Not only do they skim Belgium on a regular..

Oct 06
Marché des Antiquaires du Sablon

For decades the premier address for fine antiques, the Place du Grand Sablon is still the site of a small weekly antiques market that sets up in jaunty red and green–striped canvas stalls. A true Aladdin’s cave for antiques enthusiasts, the Marché des Antiquaires du Sablon satisfy one’s crave for vintage decoration. Merchandises are mostly small wares of good quality but modest distinction—brass candlesticks, clocks and boxes, porcelain and silver for the table. And eventhough..