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Markets in Tuscany, Italy

One of the joys of traveling to Tuscany is the change to visit the markets held in multiple cities and little towns. There is a market held every day of the week somewhere, and many of the people travel from town to town displaying their wares or selling their home-grown vegetables and fruits. Tuscany Markets are where you can really see the the customs and day-to-day routines of the local people.


Tuscany Markets are usually held in the morning between 6am and about 1:30pm. Bargaining for food items is not the custom, and do not touch the produce without permission. You can point to the item you want and let the vendor take it from there. But it could pay to ask for a discount (sconto) on clothes and other items especially if you are buying more than one item. Some towns have flea markets on Sundays. Ask at your hotel for information on that.

Markets in Tuscany

Arezzo Saturday

Chiusi Tuesday

Cortona Saturday

Fisole Saturday

Florence Daily (see separate post on all of the Florence markets)

Lucca Wednesday, Saturday

Massa Marittima Wednesday

Montalcino Friday

Monte Argentario Tuesday

Montepulciano Thursday

Pienza Friday

Pisa Wednesday, Saturday

Prato Monday

San Gimignano Thursday

San Galzano Daily

San Miniato Tuesday

Sansepolcro Tuesday, Saturday

Siena Wednesday

Voltera Saturday

Compiled by Terri Fogarty for


Saturday 26th of February 2011

When are the markets in Monte San Savino and Bagno Vignoni? thanks, Babs

Terri Fogarty

Saturday 26th of February 2011

Hi Babs,

The market in Monte San Savino is on Wednesday mornings. I can't find any information on a market in Bagno Vigoni; it may be too small for its own market. The market in nearby San Quirico d' Orcia is on the 1st and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Jerry Christensen

Friday 8th of January 2010

Does Roccostrada have a market day?

Terri Fogarty

Friday 16th of October 2009

Hi Gil, There is a daily market near the spas and a covered food market.

Gil Gott, Sr.

Thursday 15th of October 2009

Montecatini Terme..what are the market days ?Please....


Wednesday 17th of June 2009

we have tried to locate where LeJatico is we thought it was in the Tuscany area but cannot locate on any map of italy my fiend wanted to send for this Italian Cook Book but all it says is LeJatico Italy could you pleas e-mail me and give me some info Thank You

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