Tuscany not only welcomes its guests to some splendid architecture and sculptures but also to a great shopping experience.Tuscany, a region in Italy, is known for its bargain shopping which can drive any shopaholic crazy. Come here for some great discounts and go on a shopping spree in the flea markets.
Here Are The 5 Places To Go Bargain Shopping In Tuscany:
Mercato Centrale in Florence gives you a decent bargain for genuine leather bags. You could haggle with the shop owners for some lovely purses and handbags for some discounts. Also a lovely eating joint, Mercato Centrale has a food court on the top floor of the market. Sample some food here which comes from all over Italy. A shopkeeper may try to lure you into buying a scarf or shirt offering to come down to even half of the original quoted price.
Missing your neighbourhood shopping street then Sant’ Ambrogio in Florence is just the place to be. This market beats any other local market when it comes to price. Check out the corner butcher giving away some cheese and olives. You are sure to be amazed by the fish collection here. These are fresh fish and you could even try buying some to prepare back home.The chaos, the crowd and the throw away deals make Sant’ Ambrogio a must visit.
Piazza del Mercato
Piazza del Mercato in Sienna is popular for its Wednesday flea market. It is an open market and you could pick up some lovely Italian souvenirs to take back home for loved ones. The shopping experience becomes even better when you try haggling with the shopkeepers and end up in some great bargain.
Via dell’ Ariento
Via dell’ Ariento is a busy street market just outside Mercato Centrale in Florence. You could find a wide range of consumables goods like t shirts, jeans, caps and also some lovely souvenirs. They are priced very cheap. You could also browse through the leather collection here and may be lucky to spot a genuine one.
Mercato delle Cascine
Mercato delle Cascine is a flea market in Florence bustling with activity. You can spot this open market set up every Tuesday. You are sure to find everything here. Be it vegetables, fruits, pets, handbags, clothes or household items; be sure to find something you like. Not only are the fruits and vegetables fresh but is also dearth cheap. A lovely place to get some great deals on everyday use items.
So next time you visit Tuscany, do not miss shopping at a few of these street shops. You are sure to enjoy the crowd and madness at these flea markets and see the local culture of Tuscany. Why not shop for a few souvenirs here to take back home, without burning a hole in your pocket?