April 13th , 2010 → 1:52 am @ Susan

sarzana-market

We are lucky enough to have many outdoor markets nearby.  Whether you want to buy some fresh porcini mushrooms, some local cheeses and hams, or a leather purse and a pair of jeans, the markets of the region are the places to go for some lively shopping.  Times indicated in brackets are approximate driving times from Casa Lucia. 

Tuesday (morning) – Fivizzano – local produce (10 minutes)

Wednesday (morning until 1 p.m.) – Forte dei Marmi – clothes, shoes, bags, beachwear, jewellery (50 minutes)

Thursday (all day) – Sarzanna – local produce, clothes, accessories (35 minutes)

Friday (all day) – La Spezia – similar to Sarzanna (45 minutes)

Saturday (morning) – Aulla – local produce, some clothes and kitchen items (25 minutes)

Sunday (morning) – Cassola – local produce, some clothes and kitchen items (25 minutes)

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OUTDOOR MARKETS IN THE REGION

LA SPEZIA REGION, Liguria

Monday

Ameglia: Piazza Libertà – general market, 08:30-13:00
Follo: Capoluogo – food and general market, 09:00-13:00
Porto Venere: Capoluogo, Piazza Bastrieri – food and general market, 08:30-14:00
Roccò del Golfo: Via Aurelia – food and general market, 08:00-13:00

Tuesday

Ameglia: Bocca di Magra Lungofiume – general market, 08:30-13:00, June to July
Bolano: Ceparana, Via Feletta – general market, 08:00-14:00
La Spezia: Via Prosperi – general market, no food, 07:00-13:00
Porto Venere: Le Grazie public gardens – food and general market, 08:30-14:00
Varese Ligure: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele – food and general market, 07:00-14:00
Vernazza: Via Roma – general market, 07:00-13:00

Wednesday

Ameglia: Montemarcello – general market, 08:30-13:00
Castelnuovo Magra: “La Miniera” shopping Centre, Molicciara – agricultural produce, food and general market, 07:00-13:00
Levanto: General market in the town centre, 08:30-13:00
Ortonovo: Luni Mare – general market, 08:30-13:00
Porto Venere: Fezzano public gardens – non-food items, 08:30-14:00
S. Stefano Magra: Frazione Ponzano, Madonnetta and Via Berlinguer – general market, 08:30-13:00
Vezzano Ligure: in Loc. Prati – food and general market, 07:30-13:00

Thursday

Ameglia: in Cafaggio – general market, 08:30-13:00, June to August
Bonassola: in the Capoluogo – craft, food, furniture and housewares, 08:30-13:00
Brugnato: Via Briniati – general market, 08:00-13:30
Monterosso al Mare: Piazza Garibaldi – general market, 07:00-14:00
Sarzana: in the town centre – general market, 08:00-19:00

Friday

Ameglia: Fiumaretta – general market, 08:30-13:00 (June to August)
Borghetto di Vara: in the Capoluogo – general market, 08:30-13:00
La Spezia: Via Garibaldi – non-food items, 07:00-18:00
Lerici: San Terenzo – food and general market
Vernazza: Frazione Corniglia – general market, 07:00-13:00

Saturday

Ameglia: Bocca di Magra – ethnic market, 16:00- 24:00 April to October
Deiva Marina: in the Capoluogo – food and general market, 08:30-13:00
Lerici: in the Capoluogo – food and general market
S. Stefano Magra: Via Roma and Piazza Garibaldi – general market, 08:30-13:00
Sesta Godano: Piazza Marconi – general market, 07:00-13:00
Vezzano Ligure: Loc. Prati – food and general market, 07:30-13:00

Sunday

Ameglia: in Bocca di Magra – ethnic market, 16:00-24:00 (April to October)

Special

Lerici: in the Capoluogo (first Saturday of July and August) – craft market
Sarzana: third Saturday of every month in Via Landinelli (winter) and Marinella di Sarzana (summer) – food and tradition market, 15:00-19:00
Deiva Marina: first and last Sundays of June, July and August in the Lungomare – craft, antique, art, collectors’ items and hobby market
La Spezia: first Sunday of every month except August in Piazza Cavour – antique and collectors’ market, 08:00-20:00 Note: July, in Passeggiata a Mare from 08:00-24:00
Lerici: (first Sunday of every month) in the Capoluogo – food and general market
Sarzana: third Sunday of every month in Via Landinelli (winter) and Marinella di Sarzana (summer) – food and traditional market, 10:00-19:00

FLORENCE

Monday

Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria – flowers and plants. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino: Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain items. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato delle Pulci: Piazza dei Ciompi – flea market. Open all day.
Mercato Di Piazza Dei Ciompi: Piazza Dei Ciompi – general market. 08:00–19:00.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques market. 07:30-14:00.

Tuesday

Mercatone delle Cascine: Viale Lincoln – covered market. 08:00-14:00.
Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria – flowers and plants. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino: Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain items. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato delle Pulci: Piazza dei Ciompi – flea market. Open all day.
Mercato Di Piazza Dei Ciompi: Piazza Dei Ciompi – general market. 08.00–19.00.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around San Lorenzo Church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques market. 07:30-14:00.

Wednesday

Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria – flowers and plants. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato delle Pulci: Piazza dei Ciompi – flea market. Open all day.
Mercato Di Piazza Dei Ciompi: Piazza Dei Ciompi – general market. 08:00–19:00.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around the San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques market. 07:30-14:00.

Thursday

Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria – flowers and plants. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino: Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato delle Pulci: Piazza dei Ciompi – flea market. Open all day.
Mercato Di Piazza Dei Ciompi: Piazza Dei Ciompi – general market. 08.00–19.00
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around the San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – general market. 07:30-14:00.

Friday

Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria – flowers and plants. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino: Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato delle Pulci: Piazza dei Ciompi – flea market. Open all day.
Mercato Di Piazza Dei Ciompi: Piazza Dei Ciompi – general market. 08:00–19:00.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around the San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques market. 07:30-14:00.

Saturday

Fortezza Antiquaria: Giardino della Fortezza de Basso – antiques and bric à brac. Tel: 055 270 5233.
Mercato delle piante: Loggiati di Via Pellicceria. 10:00-19:00.
Mercato del Porcellino Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain items. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around the San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques. 07:30-14:00.

Sunday

Cortile Del Cillezionista: Via dell’Agnolo – collectors’ market. All day every last Sunday of the month.
Fortezza Antiquaria: Giardino della Fortezza da Basso – antiques. Every third Sunday of the month.
Fortezza Antiquaria: Giardino della Fortezza de Basso – Antiques and bric à brac. Tel: 055 270 5233.
Mercatino Dell’Arigianato e Del Piccolo Antiquariato: Piazza Santo Spirito – small antique and second-hand market. Every second Sunday of the month, except in August.
Mercato del Porcellino Logge Mercato Nuovo – porcelain. 09:00-19:30.
Mercato San Lorenzo: Via del canto de Nelli, Via dell Ariento and Via Sant Antonino around the San Lorenzo church – general market. 07:30-19:30.
Sant’Ambrogio: Piazza Ghiberti – antiques market. 07:30-14:00.

LUCCA

Monday

Carmine: Food items. 08:00-13:00.
Lido di Camaiore: Locally produced items. 08:00-12:30.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Seravezza: Food market (not extensive). 08:00-12:30.
Viareggio: Viale Marconi and in Piazza Nieri e Paolini – general market. 07:00-14:00.

Tuesday

Capezzano Pianore: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Carmine: Food items. 08:00-13:00.
Fornoli: In the streets around the town centre – general street. 08:00-12:30.
Massarosa: Food market (not extensive). 08:00-12:30.
Piazza al Serchio: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Ponte a Moriano: Piazza Cesare Battisti – general market.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Segromigno in Monte: Fruit and vegetables. 08:00-12:30.
Viareggio: Viale Marconi and in Piazza Nieri e Paolini – food, household goods, plants and flowers. 07:00-14:00.

Wednesday

Bagni di Lucca: General street market. 08:00-12:30.
Carmine: Food items. 08:00-13:00.
Coreglia Antelminelli: Food items. Open in the morning.
Forte dei Marmi: Piazza Marconi – general street market. 08:00- 13:00.
Gallicano: Food market (not extensive). 08:00-12:30.
Lucca: Via dei Bacchettoni – fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, household goods and clothes. 08:00-12:30.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Viareggio: Viale Marconi and in Piazza Nieri e Paolini – general street market. 07:00-14:00.

Thursday

Altopascio: Clothing, footwear, foodstuffs, fruit, vegetables, flowers and household goods. 08:00-13:00.
Carmine: Foodstuffs market. 08:00-13:00.
Castelnuovo Garfagnana: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Pietrasanta: Piazza dello Statuto – local produce market. 08:00- 12:30.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Viareggio: Viale Marconi and in Piazza Nieri e Paolini – general street market. 07:00-14:00.

Friday

Camaiore: In the streets around the town centre – fruit and vegetables.
Capannori: In the streets around the new town – general market. 08:00-13:00.
Carmine: Food items. 08:00-13:00.
Fornaci di Barga: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Fornoli: Food items. Open in the morning.
Lammari: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Vallecchia: Piazza della Chiesa – food items. 08:00-13:00.
Viareggio: Viale Marconi and in Piazza Nieri e Paolini – general street market. 07:00-14:00.

Saturday

Bagni di Lucca: General street market. 08:00-12:30.
Barga: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Capannori: In the streets around the old town. 08:00-13:00.
Carmine: Food items. 08:00-13:00.
Colle di Compito: Food items. Open in the morning.
Coreglia Antelminelli: Food items. Open in the morning.
Lucca: Via dei Bacchettoni – fruit, vegetables, meat, fish household goods and clothes. 08:00-12:30.
Marina di Pietra Santa: Piazza Villeparisis – fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Marlia: Locally produced fruit, vegetables, cheese, oil and meat. 08:00-12:30.
Pieve Fosciana: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Porcari: Local produce market. 08:00-12:30.
Pulia: Fruit and vegetables. Open in the morning.
Querceta: General market. 08:00-12:30.

Sunday

Fabbriche di Vallico: General market. Open on the first Sunday of every month.
Forte dei Marmi: Piazza Marconi – general market. Open May to October.  Closes at 1 pm.

MASSA-CARRARA

Monday

Bagnone: Local produce market. Open in the morning.
Carrara: Household goods, foodstuffs, clothes. Open all morning.

Tuesday

Cinquale: In the streets around the town centre – local produce. Open 08:00-13:00 from mid-June to mid-September.
Fivizzano: Fruit and vegetables. 08:00-12:30.
Massa: Household goods, foodstuffs and clothes. Open all morning.

Wednesday

Avenza: General street market. 08:00-12:30.
Pontremoli: Food items. Open in the morning.

Thursday

Loc. Marina: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Monzone: Food items. 08:00-13:00.

Friday

Capanne: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Marina di Massa: General market. 08:00-13:00.
Villafranca di Lunigiana: General street market. 08:00-12:30.

Saturday

Aulla: Street market selling local produce (not extensive). 08:00-13:00.
Massa Mercaino Dell’Antiquriato e Delle Curiosita: Centro Storico – antiques and bric-a-brac. Open in the every third Sunday of the month, excluding June to September.
Massa Mercato Dell’Antiquariato: Via del Bastione – antiques. Open the first Saturday of the month.
Pontremoli: Food items. Open in the morning.

Sunday

Licciana: Food items. Open in the morning.
Licciana-Nardi: Piazza Vegliante – local produce market. 08:00-13:00.

PISA REGION

Monday

Castelfranco di Sotto: Food items. Open in the morning.
Navacchio: Food items. Open in the morning.
Perignano: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.

Tuesday

Bientina: Food items. Open in the morning.
Capanne: General market. 08:00-13:00.
Capannoli: Local produce. 08:00-13:00.
Marina di Pisa: Via don C. Mander – clothing and various articles. Open first Tuesday in October to last Tuesday in May.
Marina di Pisa: Via Moriconi – general market. Open last Tuesday in May until last Tuesday in September.
Montecavoli: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Peccioli: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Saline di Volterra: Local produce. 08:00-13:00.
San Giovanni alla Vena: Local produce. 08:00-13:00.
San Giuliano Terme: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
San Miniato: General market. 08:00-13:00.
Tirrenia: Piazza dei Fiori – general market selling clothing and various articles. Open from first Tuesday in June to last Tuesday in September.

Wednesday

Calci: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Castelnuovo di Val di Cecina: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Lajtico: Food items. Open in the morning.
Massa: Via Buonarroti and Via S. Martino- clothing and various articles.
Montecerboli: General market. Open all day on the first Wednesday of every month.
Ponsacco: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
San Romano: Local produce. Open in the morning.
Santa Luce: Local produce. Open in the morning.

Thursday

Cascina Terme: Town centre – local produce market. Open in the morning.
Montecastelli: Street market. Open on the first Thursday of every month.
Palaia: Local produce. 08:00-13:00.
Pomerance: General market. 08:00-12:30.
S. Miniato Basso: Food items. Open in the morning.
Santa Maria A Monte: Local produce. Open in the morning.

Friday

Sasso: General market. 08:00-13:00 on the third Friday of every month.
Montescudaio: Local produce. Open in the morning.
Pontedera: Household goods, foodstuffs and clothes. Open all morning.
Uliveto Terme: General market. 08:00-12:30.
Vecchiano: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.

Saturday

Castellina Marittima: Local produce. Open in the morning.
Lari: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Massa: Via Buonarroti – small market selling clothing and various articles.
Massa: Via S. Martino – clothing and various articles.
Montopoli in Val d’Arno: General market. Open in the morning.
Ponte Egola: Local produce. 08:00-13:00.
Santa Croco sull’Arno: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Serrazzano: General market. Open the first and third Saturday of every month.
Vicopisano: Local produce. 08:00-12:30.
Volterra: Household goods, foodstuffs and clothes. Open all morning.

Sunday

Volterra: Handicrafts. Open the third Sunday of every month.

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