Catania’s Markets Offer a Cultural Slice of Everyday Sicilian Life

Sep 25, 2020 185

BY: Francesca Montillo

One of my absolute favorite aspects of traveling to Italy is visiting the outdoor street markets. Growing up in Calabria, one such market opened up every Tuesday morning and the location was literally on my street, practically under our home.

The market was small but fun, especially to a young child who got to go shopping with mom every Tuesday morning. The market carried much of what one might need for the week: groceries, fresh produce, various cheeses, and even some limited seafood.

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