Paris and Bordeaux Trips

Plucky Maidens Shop the Flea Markets 
of Paris...and - new destination for 2018 - Bordeaux!
Six days and five nights of the most unique, small group tours 
in France...junking, exploring, guffawing and wandering the streets!

Paris dates
 Thursday, May 24 - Tuesday, May 29...only 1 spot left
Thursday, May 31 - Tuesday, June 5...SOLD OUT! 

FALL Trip: Saturday, September 15 - Thursday, September 20
6 spots available

The Plucky Maidens Paris package includes:

Six days of adventures, five nights of accommodation and a delicious breakfast
at our charming hotel in the Montparnasse district. 
Shoppers are able to book either a Double Room (2 twin beds) 
 or a Single Room (1 double bed).

4 or 5 visits to a variety of Paris junking venues,
 including  junk shops, brocantes, the Porte de Vanves flea market 
and neighborhood "clean out your attic" sales, 
the very best shopping experience of all!

Delightful Moroccan lunch in the St. Michel district.

An evening sightseeing boat ride on the river Seine.

Some additional activities we have enjoyed together include: 
Visits to the famous Paris flower market, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Quartier Latin, Shakespeare & Company bookstore, the Paris Opera, the Eiffel Tower, Madeleine Church, Laduree (the world's best macarons!), Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Garden, Montmartre, the Arc de Triomphe and other delightful surprises.

We will also show you the basics on how to get around in Paris using the Metro 
and city buses and the trams in Bordeaux...the best way to see the sights! 

Please note:  There is a lot of walking on our adventures.  This is NOT the kind of trip where you spend most of your time on a coach, filled with dozens of American tourists, being driven from monument to monument in 15 minute increments.  That's so NOT Plucky!  ;~)

For all of our group activities, you will be accompanied by
Pam Knecht (founder of the Plucky Maidens),
 who lived in Paris for 3 years.  Pam speaks French, knows Paris and Bordeaux well
and will take you to the best junking spots in each city.

Our trips are designed for purchase of items such as
bric-a-brac, clothing, accessories, ephemera, linens, jewelry, etc.  
Specifically, treasures that can fit in an extra suitcase 
or that you are willing and able to ship home.  
We do not make arrangements for shipping containers.


Bordeaux dates
June 7 - 12, 2018

The Plucky Maidens Bordeaux package includes:

Five nights at our hotel plus a delicious breakfast each morning.

Six days of junking and exploring in the charming and picturesque town.

A wander down the jasmine lined rue de Notre Dame with antique and junking shops.

3+ visits to local flea markets and brocante shops.

A boat trip (not this one...*snort*) on the Garonne River!

Visits to the Jardin Public and the Musee des Beax Arts.

Pricing for the Paris and Bordeaux packages:

If you prefer your own room, 
the cost for the 6 day package is $2,775.  
If you are traveling with a friend and want to share a room,
 the cost is $1,975 per person. 

Please note: The package does NOT include air fare, 
lunches or dinners, other than the group meal listed above.

Please send inquiries to: 
(in corrected format)
to secure your space!  

non-refundable deposit is due when you sign up for the trip. 
($995 deposit each for travelers sharing a room,
$1,225 deposit for single accommodation travelers) 

For May trips, balances due must be paid in full before February 1st, 2018.
For September trip, balances due must be paid in full before June 1, 2018.

Join us in France, won't you?

It's Good To Be Plucky!


  1. My review:
    This trip was so much fun!!! I met the most amazing group of ladies! We found some incredible flea market finds. This trip is great for both the experienced & non experienced traveler. Pam and Julia did a wonderful job organizing the trip so that everyone got to see things they were interested in. I will be back! I highly recommend this trip to all!

  2. I see they sell out fast. keeping an eye out for next one.
    do you gals ship stuff home? or just what you can carry back on plain?

    looks fun
    be blessed
    Treasures from the Heart
    Eugene, Oregon

  3. This trip sounds amazing! How do we get On a list for next year? And I was also wondering how we get our treasures home?

    1. Bonjour!
      Please email Pam at pluckymaidens(at)gmail(dot)com
      and I'll send you the details. Merci!

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