Grande Réderie d'Amiens 2022: Everything you need to know for your visit

The redemption is a big sale of flea marketflea market and garage sale which is held several times a year in Amiens and other cities in the region. It is a giant flea market where you can find all sorts of second-hand items, from clothes to furniture to books. It is also an opportunity to meet people from all over the world who are interested in trade and yard sales. The rederie is a great place to find bargains and to get to know the local community.

The big flea market in Amiens, an event not to be missed

The great ssion is the biggest meeting place for dealers and finders ofrare antiques. The event takes place 2 times per year, in Autumn (October) and the spring (April) in the city centre of Amiens. It takes place in the centre near restaurants and brasseries. 

It is difficult to find a market flea market professionals and exhibitors who offer a wide choice of goods for the true niche hunter of rare and antique objects. The famous réderie d'Amiens remains interesting and brings together more than 200 exhibitors The event is open to individuals and professionals on 15 kilometres of pavements (51 streets). It attracts more than 80,000 visitors from Europe, some of which come from very far away, you can find almost anything: spare parts to complete former mechanisms, tools and tables, decorations and trinkets and much more. 

How to get to the Grand réderie d'Amiens?

If you go by car, it is located at the crossroads from the motorways : A1/E19 from Paris (133 km), A1/E17 from Lille (92 km) then A29/E44 for 34 km, A29 from St Quentin (82 km); A16 from Calais (159 km). You can also indicate to your GPS the heart of the region "rue de Metz 80000 AMIENS". However, if you prefer to travel by trainAmiens has a 900-metre station in the city centre.

Where and how to stay during the big event?

With more than 80,000 visitors at each edition, finding accommodation is a real challenge in Amiens. The best solution is to book your accommodation before the event. You can choose hotels and guesthouses in the closest outskirts of the city. There are also youth hostels also known as Little Venice of the North as well as motorhomes, caravans and mobile homes for rent. 

Discover the famous Bluereide and the Ficelle picarde to amuse your taste buds 

The BlueReide is the first blue brew drink in France. It was produced by theThe association of shopkeepers of the Halles districtin partnership with the Brewery of the Sum who worked on his recipe. The beer tastes a bit like sweet mixed with a nice bitterness. It is appreciated by both men and women, making it the most popular of the official drink of the Grand Réderie of Amiens.

The restaurant gastronomic picardy was created in 1905 by the chefs Marcel Lefèvre and Louis Pollene. It is a savoury crepe with ham and mushrooms prepared with local products and traditional know-how. You will also find its amusements on the place de la rederie.

The unmissable "grande réderie" in Amiens has existed for more than 30 yearsIt became a real institution from the 1960s and 1970s and its reorganisation was introduced by theassociation of shopkeepers of the Halles district. It now takes place twice a year, at spring and theAutumn and delights visitors from all over the world.  

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