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The Grande Braderie street market in Saint‑Tropez

Every year, Saint-Tropez and its traders toll the bells to announce high season during the Grande Braderie street market. A curtain call for some great bargains. Everything you need to know about the Grande Braderie street market in Saint-Tropez!

THE LAST SHOPPING OF THE SUMMER

La Grande Braderie street market in Saint-Tropez: 4 days of bargains!

When does summer end? 22 September for the entire northern hemisphere. With one exception – one village, the most famous of all: Saint-Tropez. In this corner of the Var, the Sun King abdicates on the last weekend of October, the date the Grand Braderie street market in Saint-Tropez takes place. An unchanging rite: for nearly thirty years, the vast majority of Saint-Tropez shopkeepers have been taking over the pavements and clearing their shelves to offer a last summer shopping experience to tens of thousands of visitors.

FINAL REDUCTIONS

Fashion, shoes, jewellery, leather goods, decoration – something for everyone!

At the Grande Braderie street market in Saint-Tropez, everyone is looking for a bargain. During four hectic days, prices melt like an ice cream on the sand of Pampelonne beach. Wanting to clear their stocks as winter approaches, the stores offer spectacular discounts on most of their products, including the summer « hits ». Fashion, shoes, leather goods, decoration, perfumes and cosmetics: nothing resists the tidal wave. Everyone finds something and some articles go for barely ten euros.

LA GRANDE BRADERIE, A POPULAR FESTIVAL!

The opportunity to get some bargains while strolling around Saint-Tropez!

Beyond its commercial aspects, the Grande Braderie in Saint-Tropez is above all a popular festival. Lots of people take the opportunity to stroll around the village, hang out on the harbour to admire the yachts, settle on Ponches beach to taste the famous tarte tropézienne invented in the 50s by Alexandre Micka, enjoy a cornet from Barbarac, the famous ice cream maker on the harbour, have lunch under the quiet arbours of La Ramade, and the Auberge des Maures or on the small terraces of G’envie or Ghandi, the most Indian of Saint-Tropez restaurants, or even visit a museum: the Annonciade and its beautiful collection of pointillist, Nabis and fauve works, the Musée de la Gendarmerie et du Cinéma, inhabited by the memory of Gerber, Cruchot and their brigade.

The Grande Braderie in

Saint-Tropez!

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