Antique paintings, sculptures, hand tools, books, furnitures, lamps, clothes, antique photo frames and much more… flea markets and antique fairs are ideal places for great shopping among the rarest objects. In Tuscany there are countless historical markets gathering since decades once a month antique dealers and collectors throughout Italy. Here are some of the most important appointments in Tuscany for antique and vintage lovers:Arezzo, Antique Market
It was the first market of its kind to be established in Italy in 1968. It’s held regularly the first weekend of every month and over the years has grown in size and reputation.
There are now 500 vendors from across the country selling their goods at the market, which is visited by around 30,000 customers.
Where: Arezzo city centre
Arezzo Antique Market website
Antique Market in Lucca
About 230 exhibitors gather on the third weekend of the month at the antiques market in Lucca, the second oldest in Italy, which features antique furniture, prints, textiles and objects. It is a popular event for fans, collectors and curious.
Where: It takes place in Piazza Antelminelli, Piazza S.Giusto, Piazza S. Giovanni, Piazza Bernardini, Piazza S. Martino, Via del Battistero – Lucca
Info about the Antique market in Lucca
Antique Market in Florence
The third weekend of every month the Piazza Vittorio Veneto (Le Cascine park) hosts an antiques fair. Here you can find everything from books to furniture, jewellery to objects.
Where: Fortezza da Basso gardens, Florence.
Ciompi monthly market in Florence
Second-hand clothing and vintage objects in the heart of Florence, the last weekend of every month.
Where: Piazza dei Ciompi – Firenze
Antique and artisan fair in Montepulciano (Siena)
The second weekend of every month the Antique and Artisan Fair is held in Montepulciano selling old items, second-hand clothing, antiques, crafts, prints.
Where: in Piazza Grande, Montepulciano
Antique and Artisan Fair in Montepulciano web site
Antique Market in Pistoia
Since 1980, about 50 antique dealers joinVia Cavour and Via Bozzi, in the center of Pistoia, the second weekend of every month except July and August.
Where: Via Cavour and Via Bozzi
Info about the Antique market in Pistoia
Main source: Toscana events