Welcome to Puglia, a beautiful region in southern Italy, known for its rich culture, stunning landscapes, and delicious cuisine. One of the best ways to experience the authentic Puglian culture is by visiting the local markets in the area.
If you’re staying in Ostuni, you’re in luck as there are three great markets within easy reach. Ostuni Market is located in the heart of the city center and is open every Saturday morning. Here, you’ll find a wide range of fresh produce, including fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, and homemade baked goods, as well as handmade crafts and souvenirs, local olive oil and wine. The market has a lively and vibrant atmosphere, and it’s a great place to pick up some authentic Puglian goods.
If you’re looking for a more traditional market experience, then head to Cisternino. Located about 20 kilometers from Ostuni, this charming small town market takes place every Monday morning. Here, you’ll find fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, and fish, as well as locally made crafts and textiles. The market is set in a picturesque square and is an authentic experience not to be missed.
For a more bustling atmosphere, head to Fasano Market, located about ten kilometers from Ostuni. This market takes place every Wednesday morning and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike. Here, you can shop for fresh produce, clothes, household items, and souvenirs, including locally made ceramics and hand-made papier-mache items.
Exploring local markets in Puglia is a unique shopping experience that gives visitors a chance to interact with the locals, purchase unique souvenirs, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the surrounding area.
So, if you’re looking for an authentic taste of Puglia, make sure to visit one of these local markets during your stay. For more details, contact us on WhatsApp and we’ll be happy to give you more information about these markets and other nearby options.