Quelques Bonnes Adresses sur Marseille pour les Amoureux du Vintage.
This shop has a central purpose to reduce household waste. It’s main focus is on taking in electrical items, repairing them and reselling them. But it also has other household items. It offers house collections if necessary.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 7pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Recyclodrome, 21 Rue Chateauredon, Marseille, France +33 (0)9 54 24 62 46
Lilou Vintage is a fun second-hand fashion shop where you can find hats, bags and jewellery, as well as cool vintage items. Again, check out Facebook for up-to-date details.
Lilou Vintage, 1 Rue Pastoret, Marseille, France +33 (0)6 26 19 49 71
Marché Centre Commercial Les Puces
This covered market here sells bric-a-brac, furniture and other antiques. It’s been on this site for more than 20 years and also sells fruit and vegetable at outdoor stalls.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 8.30am to 7.30pm.
Marché Centre Commercial les Puces, 130 Chemin de la Madrague-Ville, Marseille, France+33 (0)4 91 02 81 81
Marseille is a great place to trawl through the market stalls | © Marbury/Shutterstock
This is a huge place (over 90 square metres) that sells more than 3,600 items of unwanted clothing. It’s less a fashion store and more a charity shop, but it’s a good place to pick up a cheap bargain. All proceeds go to their charity in the Congo, working towards improving the local quality of life.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am to 7pm. Closed Sundays.
Humana, 105 Rue de Lodi, Marseille, France +33 (0)9 52 48 09 00
Ccom’9 is a second-hand clothes shop where people take their unwanted clothing to sell. The shop keeps the clothes for three months and the donors get a proportion of the sales price if they sell. The title of the shop is a play on words – com’9 is pronounced “comme neuf“, which means “like new”. They only accept clothing of a good quality and recognised brands.
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10am to 7pm. Wednesdays, 10am to 1pm, 3pm to 7pm. Closed Sundays.
Ccom’9, 112 Boulevard de la Libération, Marseille, France +33 (0)4 91 81 68 84
Space Vintage is a quirky little store not far from the main railway station (St Charles) and the main central Canebière road in the centre of Marseille. It’s a high quality store, selling only the big names as well as collector’s items. It has clothes but also jewellery, handbags, shoes and other items to wear. Well worth a look.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 1pm, 3pm to 8pm.
Space Vintage, 2 Rue de la Grande Armée, Marseille, France +33 (0)4 91 62 92 79
Le Makadam Vintage
This lovely little vintage store is focused more on household items and artistic home decoration. It isn’t open during the week but it’s a great place to pick up some ideas for your home.
Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 7pm.
Le Makadam Vintage, 25 Rue de l’Évêché, Marseille, France +33 (0)6 18 43 66 32
Mega Vide Greniers (Antiques, Household & Clothes)
The French love “vide greniers” which means to “empty the loft”. This vide grenier takes place every Sunday by the Hippodrome. Check out Facebook for updates and times.
Opening hours: Sundays, 7am to 3pm.
Mega Vide Greniers, 139 Boulevard Mireille Lauze, Marseille, France
Marseille has some wonderful flea markets and car boot sales | © g215/Shutterstock