Lake Garda: list of the weekly markets

Lake Garda: list of the weekly markets. Weekly markets, farmer's markets, Slow Food markets, and antique markets.

What days are the markets in Lake Garda?

A few of the most popular tourist attractions on Lake Garda are undoubtedly the various weekly markets. So highly sought after, they earn a place on the list of things to do and see on Lake Garda.

The towns around Lake Garda share a lot in common. At the same time, each of them stands out with some specialties and local products waiting to be discovered. My advice, therefore, is to make a note of the towns you’ll be visiting while on vacation here by the lake, so you have a clear idea of which ones you’ll be able to explore. Try to vary your choices, especially by moving between different regions; you’ll notice a significant difference!

Let’s discover together the best markets on Lake Garda.

1. Weekly markets
2. Farmer’s markets
4. Antique markets

Weekly Markets Lake Garda

The weekly markets

“What day is the market day in Bardolino?” and “Is there a market in Sirmione?” are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive every day in the office.

Populated by locals from various towns and stalls of all kinds, the markets also attract numerous tourists eager to immerse themselves in a rural and traditional atmosphere. They are so numerous that every day from 8 am to 1 pm, you can visit a different one. Here is the list of all the weekly markets on Lake Garda and its surroundings divided by days:

  • MONDAY: Colombare di Sirmione, Pozzolengo, Peschiera del Garda, Moniga del Garda, San Zeno di Montagna, Torri del Benaco, Calmasino di Bardolino
  • TUESDAY: Desenzano del Garda, Cisano, Tignale, Castelletto di Brenzone, Limone sul Garda, Tremosine, Bardolino, Torbole
  • WEDNESDAY: Lazise, ​​Gargnano, San Felice del Benaco, Castelnuovo del Garda (Sandrà), Arco (1st and 3rd of the month), Riva del Garda (2nd and 4th of the month), Bogliaco
  • THURSDAY: Bardolino, Lonato del Garda, Toscolano Maderno, Bussolengo, Trento, Colà di Lazise, ​​Mantua
  • FRIDAY: Garda, Manerba del Garda, Lugana di Sirmione, Gardone Riviera, Puegnago, Soiano del Lago, Pastrengo, Brenzone (evening summer market)
  • SATURDAY: Malcesine, Pacengo di Lazise, ​​Castiglione delle Stiviere, Padenghe sul Garda (afternoon), Salò, Valeggio sul Mincio, San Martino della Battaglia, Verona, Brescia
  • SUNDAY: Monzambano, Rivoltella

Weekly Markets Lake Garda

The farmer’s markets

One of the best ways to explore and purchase various local products from Lake Garda is through farmer’s markets. Here, you can engage directly with local producers, buy seasonal products, and get to know the area’s agricultural businesses. Here is the list of all the local farmer’s markets around Lake Garda.

  • TUESDAY: Arco, Bussolengo
  • WEDNESDAY: Padenghe sul Garda
  • THURSDAY: Absence of Brenzone, San Benedetto di Lugana, Desenzano del Garda, Castiglione delle Stiviere, Torbole (from April to September)
  • FRIDAY: Riva del Garda, Pacengo di Lazise, ​​Torri del Benaco
  • SATURDAY: Calmasino di Bardolino, Lonato del Garda, Caprino Veronese, Polpenazze
  • SUNDAY: Castelnuovo del Garda, Costermano

If you’re looking for a Sunday market and one of the best markets near Lake Garda, I recommend one that’s different from the usual: a Slow Food market. These markets embrace the philosophy of good, clean, and fair. You’ll find non-GMO products, without the presence of additives, preservatives, and colorings, with minimal packaging and disposable containers, and that respect biodiversity, soil, water, and the landscape.

Slow Food market – 1° Sunday of the month in Sommacampagna

The antique markets

To acquire more unique souvenirs, craft markets and antique markets are the perfect solution. You’ll find stalls with products of all kinds, from vintage items to handmade crafts. Here is the complete list:

  • THURSDAY: Torri del Benaco (evening, from June to September)
  • SATURDAY: Verona (3rd of the month)
  • SUNDAY: Valeggio (4th of the month), Brescia (2nd of the month, except July and August), Desenzano (1st of the month, except January and August), Verona (1st of the month), Mantua (3rd of the month), Bardolino (3rd of the month)

Gift yourself a small souvenir of your vacation or bring home a handmade memento crafted by a local artisan bought in one of the markets on Lake Garda!


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