Shopping in Italy can be a varied and rewarding experience especially given
the Italian reputation for stylish high-quality goods. Not all shopping pleasure
is confined to the big stores and chic boutiques of course, there is plenty
of pleasure to be had, and bargains to be sought in the local antique and speciality
Here are a few that you might like to try;
For those who would like to take home a unique
and lasting reminder of their time in Italy there are plenty of antique markets
offering almost anything you care to think of.
- Lucca The third Sunday of every month, and the previous
Saturday, in Piazza San Giusto and Piazza Antelminelli. (On the last Saturday
and Sunday of the month, in the same squares and streets there is an arts
and crafts market).
- Barga 2nd Sunday of month.
- Camaiore 2nd Sunday of month.
- Pietrasanta 1st Sunday of month
- Viareggio Last Sunday of month
- Serravalle Pistoiese Last Sunday of month
Weekly local markets are a wonderful source
of local produce and provide the perfect opportunity to experience Italian life
and practice the language.
- Lucca - Wednesday and Saturday a.m.
- Bagni di Lucca - Wednesday and Saturday a.m.
- Barga - Saturday a.m.
- Camaiore - Friday a.m.
- Capannori - Friday a.m.
- Castelnuovo Garfagnana - Thursday a.m.
- Fornaci di Barga - Friday a.m.
- Forte dei Marmi - Wednesday a.m.
- Massarosa - Tuesday a.m.
- Pietrasanta - Thursday a.m
- Torre Del Lago - Friday a.m
- Viareggio - Thursday a.m.
Designer factory outlets.
Tuscany has a range of designer stores and factory outlets offering savings of up
to 60% on clothes and accessories.
- Prada - factory shop at Montevarchi open every day.
- Gucci - factory outlet at Incisa open Monday to Saturday
- Fendi - factory outlet at Incisa open Monday to Saturday
- Armani - factory outlet at Incisa open Monday to Saturday
- Dolce & Gabbana - factory outlet at Incisa open Monday to Saturday
Visit The Florence
Tourist Information Office for more details or see In
Tuscany for a shopping guide.