Flea Markets: Villeneuve-les-Avignon

There are few settings as dramatic and glorious for a flea market as the one on place Charles David in the sleepy town of Villeneuve-les-Avignon. Perched high above the square (more rectangle), you can see the ruins of a papal palace and to the immediate east, the...

Favorite Frenchies: Sebastien

One of my favorite and more eccentric pickers is Sebastien Verger, 44, who lives in the Ardèche, high above the Rhône near the town of Privas. I met Sebastien about six years ago at the Sunday flea market in Carpentras. We’ve been friends ever since Sebastien is an...