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Markets around Lake Garda Trentino

by Isabelle Yrma Pace
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The markets around Lake Garda are a tradition and a gathering point for both tourists and residents. Everyday it is possible to buy souvenirs, do shopping or just coo over the multifarious stalls, packed with season fruit and vegetables.

The weekly markets are one of the several attractions Lake Garda offers. It’s a blur of stalls and perfumes, flattering clothes and incredible offers!

Doing shopping in the open air is surely pleasant in Garda Trentino, and one of the reasons is being able to appreciate, together with the future purchase, also the elegance and fascination of the historical city center where the markets take place.

Going around a market is undoubtedly a different way of knowing and visiting the towns surrounding Lake Garda Trentino.

The joyful mood and the hunt for the “big deal” has always been fascinating women of all ages, and sometimes also patient men who, under their wives’ vigilant and careful gazes, look for the bars nearby to taste some good coffee in the sunlight.

In this mishmash of colours and perfumes and the background music made by the cheerful vendors, both tourists and local visitors are ready to get the chance to do the right purchase!

Markets around Lake Garda Trentino

It is possible to go all around Lake Garda Trentino following the markets that are open daily on the squares and in the streets of the different towns in the Alto Garda area.

In Torbole sul Garda the market takes place on the second and the fourth Tuesday every month, from 8 am to 1 pm.

In Riva del Garda on the second and the fourth Wednesday every month, from 8 am to 2 pm.

In Arco on the first and the third Wednesday every month, from 8 am to 1 pm.

In Dro, every Thursday from 8.30 am to 1 pm.

Markets around Lake Garda Trentino Tips

The farmer’s market

Not only traditional markets, the Garda Trentino area has a long farming tradition and there are markets dedicated to the culinary delicacies produced locally. Vegetables and fruit, some local types like the plum from Dro or the green broccoli from Torbole arrive straight out from the farmer, without any further transitions. This guarantees freshness and genuineness for the consumer. Here you have the local markets:

Farmer’s market in Torbole sul Garda every Thursday from 8 am to 1.30 pm.

The farmer’s market in Riva del Garda is held every Friday from 8 am to 1.30 pm.

In Arco every Tuesday from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm and in Dro every Saturday from 7.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Here the local traditions are revived at every market, and the excellences become the undisputed protagonists of a place that should be loved with all its colours. The same colours that strike your chords behind every stall and every smile you will meet strolling around the narrow streets of Garda Trentino.

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