Belgium

BELGIUM ANTIQUES AND FLEA MARKET TOURS

Serious shoppers in-the-know go to Belgium to buy antiques, vintage and decorator pieces at the positively brilliant prices. On an Antiques Diva Buying Tour, our Antiques Guides take you to our favorite sources including European antique warehouses and by-appointment-only secret antique shops off the beaten path, all the while translating and negotiating on your behalf. From classic French furniture to table top items and smalls, Belgium offers a variety of French flea market pieces for the antiques lover.

 

BY LOCATION:

1.  Antwerp Antiques Tour
Available Thursday-Sunday
Full Day Tour

Antwerp may be Europe’s best kept secret when it comes to antique sourcing. On this tour our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to a plethora of antiques, vintage and home décor stores both in town and the surrounding countryside. Here you’ll find that classic Belgian style of bleached oak furniture and painted pieces as well as gorgeous linens, crystal, paintings and decorative pieces. Belgium sets the trends for design so be prepared to find pieces that may grace the cover of next season’s shelter magazines.  On tour our Guide translates and negotiates on your behalf and we also liaise you with a shipper to get your purchases home.

 

2.  Brussels Antiques Tour
Available Saturday and Sunday
Full Day Tour

Our Antiques Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to the Brussels Flea Markets which offers anything from upscale antiques to simply sensational second hand pieces. After shopping the fleas in Flanders we’ll hit some shops and antique malls where French decorative accessories are can be found in abundance.  Brussels has high end, low end and no end at all.  Our Antiques Guide translates and negotiates for you. And then we liaise you with a shipper to get your purchases home.

 

3.  Flanders Antiques Tour
Available
Tuesday to Sunday
Full Day

This is the perfect tour for an antique dealer seeking to stock his store.  Flanders offers many off the beaten path sources a slew of trade only warehouses and . Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to our favorite vendors, exposing you to bargains on Napoleon III pieces as well as special finds from the 18th to 20th centuries. Flanders is one of the go-to stops for antique dealers on the antiques trail.  Booked in conjunction with South of France of England this tour is a Home Rome for Antique Dealers.  As always, our Guide translates and negotiates on your behalf, bringing the buying power of all our clients to the table when we walk in the door, ensuring you’re getting the best price.  As always we liaise you with a shipper to get your purchases across the pond.

 

4.  Tongeron Antiques Tour
Available
Sunday
Full Day

Tongeron hosts Belgium’s most famous flea market, offering affordable prices on 19th and 20th century antiques, vintage, second-hand and bric-a-brac. If you’re looking for a wide selection of smalls and table top items, this is the tour for you.  Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to the market where she translates and negotiates on your behalf, maximizing your time and money.  As always we liaise you with a shipper to get your purchases across the pond. After shopping the flea market we’ll visit favorite vendors stores and warehouses in town as well as in the area.

 

5.  Belgian Flea Markets Tour
Available Saturday and Sunday
Full Day Tour

See the Best of Belgium in this Belgian Flea Market Tour where we organize your weekend shopping til you drop hitting one flea market after another – with a few antique warehouses and by appointment only stores thrown in for good measure.  Our Antiques Guide picks you up at your hotel and whizzes you around the countryside driving you to one source after another in an exhausting two days of flea market bliss.  On tour we translate, negotiate and liaise you with a shipper.

 

6.  Belgian Trade Only Antiques Tour
Available
Tuesday to Sunday
Full Day

This is the ideal tour for the trade professional who is looking to power shop for antiques.  Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to our secret sources including European antique warehouses, by-appointment-only antique stores – including private residences where virtually everything in the vendors home is for sale.  Everything from decorative antique accessories to fine French or country furniture can be found on this tour.  Tell us what you’re looking for and we custom plan a route to take you to the perfect places to find what you want.  As always, our Antiques Guide translates and negotiates on your behalf, bringing the buying power of all our clients to the table when we walk in the door.  We also liaise you with a preferred shipper to get your purchases home.

 

BY THEME

- Architectural Salvage
- French Country
- Flea Market Tours
- Vintage Fashion