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The French capital boasts some of the most instantly recognizable, iconic monuments in the world, with Notre Dame cathedral, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower lined up in a great sweep along the River Seine. Yet for all its historic grandeur, elegant boulevards, world-class museums, chic boutiques and cosmopolitan buzz, Paris is also an intimate, intensely lived-in city, best discovered on foot. Each district has its own distinct style, bars, food market and village atmosphere.

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Porte de Vanves

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Porte de Vanves

An interesting flea market

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You never know what you will discover at Porte de Vanves, a flea market that was named after the Thiers Wall of Paris. This gate that was built in the 19th Century was a grand entrance into the town of Vanves. Flea market enthusiasts will be pleased to find lots of hidden treasures here.

Porte de Vanvas is the likely home of antique books, furniture, and various other unusual items. You truly never know what you might find. It makes for the perfect place to pick up souvenirs for yourself or an interesting gift for loved ones back home.

Porte de Vanves
11 Boulevard Brune, Paris
01 45 40 95 60