Venice 10 best Markets

Venice one of most visited place in Italy. Venice is popular because of gondola rides, canal and it’s architecture. If your are planning to visit Venice this time , you should definitely check out the below mentioned markets.


Frezzeria usually refers to a collection of streets to the west of Piazza San Marco. Roaming around the streets for shopping is a routine for the locals. You’ll find shops for all tastes, handbags, exclusive boutiques, souvenir,  colourful leather gloves, Italian sunglasses, local clothing shops and many more.  You’ll find beautiful art pieces here, Murano glasses and antiques for home decor.

Louis Vuitton and Versace, are some brands solid out here at Frezzeri. You can stop at the world-famous Harry’s Bar for a Bellini or other  exotic drinks & mocktails. Shopping at this place will surely be your lifetime experience. It’s a favourite spot for many.


A trio of tiny, interconnecting streets between Piazza San Marco and Ponte di Rialto, the Mercerie are packed with a mix of big-name designer stores – Cartier, Rolex, Versace, Gucci. The chain of shopping streets and boulevards, extending from the Rialto Bridge to St. Mark’s square is called Mercerie.The street is known for classic shopping including jewellery and fashion, to carnival masks, costumes, delicious food and kitschy souvenir of all kinds. You’ll find high end clothing here at a fair pair, not too cheap but affordable. Grab your wallet & Enjoy your shopping time.

Ca’ del Sol Maschere

If you’re here at Carnival time, a mask is a must-have and Venice will be keen to sell you one. There are many shops offering them for sale, but those in this Castello store are reliably good quality. This market is solely famous for its unique masks collection. It is handmade and thus its value rises for its creativity & hardwork put into making it.

The market sells a cocoon of hand-crafted masks in every shape and color. The mask is a show case of the Venice traditions. A mask is a must buy if you visit Venice. Shopping from here would be a great deal, you get lovely masks at a cheap price.

Il Grifone

The II Grifone is the known for leather goods. The goods are handmade & self designed by the owner. The quality of his workmanship is top tier. The designs constitute classic as well as modern styles, especially custom goods. Items are made in the workshop and then brought through to the front to be sold, and customers are encouraged to rummage about and even make orders for specific, one-of-a-kind goods that can be ready in a couple of days.

You’ll find everything here from gorgeous soft-leather handbags and satchels to notebooks, key rings and belts, wallets and purses at very reasonable prices.


Venini is where you’ll find the world’s finest glassware.Each Venini object is unique, just like the instant when the item was forged and took on its final shape. Those wishing to further their knowledge about glass art can visit the Venini Museum, a real treasure  of unique pieces. Its archives feature more than 45,000 designs by international artists including Carlo Scarpa, Gio Ponti, Napoleone Martinuzzi, Tapio Wirkkala, Fulvio Bianconi and Tadao Ando.

You’ll find glass vases, bowls, glasses and  hourglasses here. You’ll be amazed to find glass pieces in every colour & designs possible. It constitutes classis & vintage collections as well. It attracts a large number of people who are great home decor addicts.

Calle Larga XXII Marzo

Running east to west towards the Frezzeria, Calle Larga XXII Marzo is a broad street meant for shopping. This place is where the upmarket Italians in the area come to restock their wardrobes. The market has stalls showcasing an array of copied Chanel handbags and Vuitton luggage. But if your love  high end brands and can’t afford them, buying the first copies which look exactly alike won’t be a bad idea.

Many high-end brands have their stores on this street. So if you are a shoppaholic, you can buy beautiful clothes, shoes, accessories or jewellery, head to this street.  You’ll find fashionable items from Prada, Louis Vuitton and other famous brands in the streets.

Rialto Mercato

This famous market in Rialto – one of the oldest in Europe – may be on every tourist itinerary, but it’s still very much used by locals. It’s a treat for the senses, with artistic piles of peaches and cherries, artichokes and red chicory from Treviso. Fruit, vegetables, and fishes are all that you’ll find here. It’s an open air market selling spices and groceries along with tourists picking up fresh fruit for snacks.A lot of the vendors sold pasta spice packs. This is a perfect way to appreciate the flavor of the city.

Mercatino dell’ Antiquariato

Mercatino dell’Antiquariato means “Antiques Market.” It’s is a large, well organised market rich with treasures, where  professional dealers from all over Italy come to this market to sell their precious wares. Cheaper than antique shops, it’s the place to come to come for shopping.This market only happens four times a year.

It is a hub of genuine old mirrors, paintings and furnishings, as well as rare books, superior leather goods and unique glassware. There’s no junk here, everything’s as beautiful as the price.  Have a great shopping experience.

Mercatino dei Miracoli

It is one of the most popular flea market in Venice, within Campo Santa Maria Nova in the Cannaregio District. Mercatino dei Miracoli means ‘market of miracles’ – very apt if you manage to steal a bargain. It is a place famous for the antique artwork  pieces & glasswares ,Wholesale retailers eager for a spring clean bring out their unwanted bric-a-brac and antiques to sell; everything from comics and leather shoes to centuries-old mirrors and glassware.


It is a luxury Italian and international top brand department store located in Cannaregio. The luxury department  store extends over four floors, providing a selection of both Italian and International fashion brands, cosmetics and luxury perfumery. You’ll find everything here, every good you need for a luxurious lifestyle, starting from clothes, to shoes, to bags, watches, shoes, cosmetics, accessories, jewellery, lingeries,perfumes etc. Name it and you’ll find it here.

The brands on sale in this department store are Jo Malone, Bond No. 9, Byredo, Diptyque, Salvatore Ferragamo, Alexander McQueen, Lanvin, Proenza Schouler, Victoria Beckham, Paula Cademartori, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Jimmy Choo, Gianvito Rossi, Pierre Hardy, Adidas, Nike. It has a got a great collection of brands, famous for their unique styles and quality.

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