As you roam and explore Italy one of the resourceful ways to pick up that unique souvenir or gift for friends back home, is to go shopping at an outdoor market. Many local villages and larger cities have a traditional weekly market. The streets are closed off to traffic and convert into a sprawling flea market. Local vendors set up table shops offering a wide range of items from the inexpensive knickknack and bric-a-brac to gastronomical delicacies.
Getting to Italy
Restaurants in Italy
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