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Mercati di Rialto, Market in Venice

The fresh market near the Rialto Bridge in Venice

Mercati di Rialto

Visit all info about the Mercati di Rialto, or the covered fresh market near the Rialto Bridge of Venice

Info Mercati di Rialto

Location Campiello de la Pescaria, 30122 Venezia (1 minute walk from the Rialto Bridge)
  • Fish market: Tuesday to Saturday from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Vegetable and fruit market: Monday to Saturday 7:30 am - late afternoon

Rialto market at the Grand Canal

If during your stay in Venice you would like to get fresh fruit, or want to cook for yourself, then visit the Mercati di Rialto. This covered market in the San Polo district is located near the Ponte di Rialto ("Rialto Bridge") and you can immediately grab two sights at once. Special are the covered halls of the 'Mercato al Pesce al Minute' where the fresh fish is sold. At the rest of the uncovered Venice Market you can buy fresh and dried fruits, choose from fresh meat ands pick up vegetables and spices. The scents and colors of all fresh products promise a lot for your healthy snack, lunch or dinner.

market in VeniceIn the morning to the fresh market of Venice
Mercati di RialtoThe fish market of the Mercati di Rialto

Things to do near the Mercati di Rialto

The market is the place for locals to do their groceries. You don't necessarily have to buy something there, although the stalls will find that the most pleasant. You can also just enjoy all the fresh food and take a few pictures. While you are at the fresh market, you can also enjoy all the sights that are nearby. In addition to the Rialto bridge, there are also plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes to discover. And don't forget to taste something at the typical trattorias that you'll find a lot in Venice.

When to visit the Rialto market?

Would you prefer to visit the Mercati di Rialto at a quiet time? Then choose early in the morning. Later in the morning it becomes more and more touristy and the locals often stay away. Early in the morning you can still observe a piece of authentic Venice.

Where is the market in Venice?

Venice market
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