Best Authentic Tuscany Markets

Markets in Tuscany by Day, Christmas Markets

Tusnany marketLooking for Tuscany markets? Get a full list of markets in Tuscany by the day when they're open. And find the best Christmas markets if you are lucky to visit Tuscany by Christmas.

Market is the best place to buy special antique Italian items (like on Arezzo antique market), to acquire some great handcraft products made of glass, wood or ceramics, to taste and buy good Italian cheeses and other food specialties and just to get a new experience of visiting typical Italian markets in Tuscany.

It will be fun. Enjoy!


 

Markets in Tuscany by Day

These are the markets in Tuscany villages. As a rule, central markets in larger cities (Florence, Pisa, Livorno, etc.) are open daily, except for Sunday. The best time to visit the markets in Tuscany is in the morning since many stands may be closed afternoons.

Visit Tuscany Map page to find your market location.

MONDAY

How to Read Tuscany Provinces

AR - Arezzo
FI - Florence
GR - Grosseto
LI - Livorno
LU - Lucca
MS - Massa-Carrara
PI - Pisa
PT - Pistoia
PO - Prato
SI - Siena
Abbadia San Salvatore (SI), Castagneto Carducci (LI), Castel San Niccolò (AR), Castelfranco di Sotto (PI), Foiano della Chiana (AR), Lari (PI), Pieve Santo Stefano (AR), San Casciano in Val di Pesa (FI), Seravezza (LU), Subbiano (AR), Suvereto (LI).

TUESDAY

Arcidosso (GR), Bientina (PI), Borgo San Lorenzo (FI), Buggiano (PT), Capannoli (PI), Carmignano (PO), Cecina (LI), Chiusi (SI), Cinigiano (GR), Cutigliano (PT), Fauglia (PI), Figline Valdarno (FI), Fivizzano (MS), Gavorrano (GR), Montemurlo (PO), Monteroni d'Arbia (SI), Peccioli (PI), Piazza al Serchio (LU), San Giuliano Terme (PI), San Miniato (PI), Sansepolcro (AR), Sinalunga (SI), Stia (AR).

WEDNESDAY

Bagno a Ripoli (FI), Bucine (AR), Calenzano (FI), Campo nell'Elba (LI), Capalbio (GR), Castel Focognano (AR), Castelnuovo Val di Cecina (PI), Certaldo (FI), Chianciano Terme (SI), Chiesina Uzzanese (PT), Civitella in Val di Chiana (AR), Forte dei Marmi (LU), Fucecchio (FI), Gallicano (LU), Laiatico (PI), Magliano in Toscana (GR), Massa Marittima (GR), Monte San Savino (AR), Piombino (LI), Pitigliano (GR), Ponsacco (PI), Pontassieve (FI), Pontremoli (MS), Roccastrada (SI).

THURSDAY

First Choice – Holiday Villages - 300x250Agliana (PT), Altopascio (LU), Bibbiena (AR), Bibbona (LI), Campiglia Marittima (LI), Casciana Terme (PI), Cascina (PI), Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI), Castiglion Fibocchi (AR), Chiusdino (SI), Guardistallo (PI), Lucignano (AR), Marciana (LI), Minucciano (LU), Montecatini Terme (PT), Montepulciano (SI), Montevarchi (AR), Pietrasanta (LU), Rapolano Terme (SI), San Giovanni Valdarno (AR), Santa Maria a Monte (PI), Viareggio (LU), Vicchio (FI).

FRIDAY

Camaiore (LU), Capolona (AR), Castelfranco di Sopra (AR), Castiglion Fiorentino (AR), Colle di Val D'Elsa (SI), Follonica (GR), Lamporecchio (PT), Montemurlo (PO), Pienza (SI), Ponte Buggianese (PT), Pontedera (PI), Portoferraio (PI), Pratovecchio (AR), Sarteano (SI), Terranuova Bracciolini (AR), Torrita di Siena (SI), Vecchiano (PI), Villafranca in Lunigiana (MS).

SATURDAY

Agliana (PT), Aulla (MS), Barberino di Mugello (FI), Barga (LU), Buonconvento (SI), Castelfiorentino (FI), Castellina in Chianti (SI), Castellina Marittima (PI), Castiglione d'Orcia (SI), Castiglione della Pescaia (GR), Cetona (SI), Civitella Paganico (GR), Cortona (AR), Fiesole (FI), Greve in Chianti (FI), Impruneta (FI), Larciano (PT), Lastra a Signa (FI), Manciano (GR), Montelupo Fiorentino (FI), Montopoli in Val d'Arno (PI), Orbetello (GR), Pescia (PT), Pieve a Nievole (PT), Pieve Fosciana (LU), Pontremoli (MS), Porto Azzurro (LI), Quarrata (PT), Reggello (FI), San Giovanni Val D'Arno (AR), Santa Croce Sull'Arno (PI), Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Volterra (PI).

SUNDAY

Monterchi (AR).

Christmas Markets in Tuscany

Christmas Tuscany markets are one of the holidays animations in many towns and cities. Those special Christmas markets are beautifully decorated with lights, and are very crowded.

However, visiting markets in Italy at Christmas time will be a great chance for your to check out some antique Tuscan items, handcrafted creations or even choose a Christmas gift for your family and friends.

Palazzuolo sul Senio, in the province of Florence, in December holds a wonderful Christmas Florence market very well appreciated by children and food lovers. Palazzuolo sul Senio offers beautiful decorations, best gift, animations for children and more. It's open on 5, 8, 12, 19 of December in 2011.

In Lucca, on the square in front of the church of San Michele an interesting Christmas market is held. You will find a big choice of food and handcraft stands.

There is another amazing Christmas Tuscany market in Torrita di Siena with many toys and decorations, Italian handcraft products made of glass, wood or ceramics, and various typical Christmas sweets, pies and other specialties. Your kids will also have a good time since there are many animations for all ages. It is open on 19 and 20 December in 2011.

Pisa Christmas markets held at Logge di Banchi and at Largo Ciro Menotti are particularly suggested due to the esthetic apsects of the stands.

Siena Christmas market, open from 8 Dicembre 2011 to 6 January 2012

Cutigliano (Pistoia) Christmas market in Tuscany, open from 6 to 8 of December 2011.

Would you like to take a train from the location where you are staying in Tuscany to any village for visiting markets?


Plan your route, find the price and buy your train ticket online.

Or get Italy Rail Pass if you plan traveling by train a lot.

 

 

 

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Recommended resources

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The Antique & Flea Markets of Italy


 

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