My questions concern the La Braderie in Lille. I’m considering planning a trip from the US based around a visit to this flea market. I’ve seen reviews on places to stay etc, but I can’t find much information on the actual shopping / crowd experience.
If anyone’s been in the last few years I would love to see a review.
Did you feel safe at all hours? Were the crowds generally easy going? Do the crowds thin out so you can actually shop, or is it constant elbow to elbow?
I would also like to know what you bought/saw for sale, and what the prices were like. My main interests are vintage textiles and crafty items, beads, etc.
I appreciate any advice.