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The market in Desenzano del Garda

Tuesday Market in Desenzano del Garda

Background

Desenzano, thanks to its position of confluence between the Po Valley and the subalpine area and its large port, from the middle of the fifteenth century and for the next three centuries was the cereal market of Lake Garda, where weekly the fodder coming from the Mantovano was used to feed not only the population of the lake, but also the surrounding valleys and southern Trentino. It is from the market that Desenzano has drawn its wealth and the subsequent commercial and tourist vocation. Starting from 1567, the market day is Tuesday.

Antico mercato di Desenzano del Garda

Ancient market of Desenzano del Garda

On 8 May 2014 at Palazzo Todeschini, at the opening of the 3rd Festival of AgriCultura, was held the Conference "The Market in Desenzano in the Venetian era and today's agriculture" with speeches by prof. Sergio Onger, of prof. Rodolfo Bertoni and of the dott. Nicola Rocchi. For further information on the subject, download the conference proceedings edited by the "Noālter de la ría del lac" cultural association of the Desenzano region.

The current market

In summer, the market attracts numerous Italian and foreign tourists from nearby towns. The long theory of stalls becomes a real happening: rows of coloured curtains, crammed counters of goods, vans, offer a bit of everything: ceramics, fake and real flowers, honey in vases, wicker objects, household goods, hardware, fruit and vegetables, cheeses, raw and fried fish, spit-roasted chicken, linen, curtains, tablecloths, leather jackets, jeans, made-up clothes, shoes of all kinds, wool blankets.

From the municipal regulation

The market in Desenzano is weekly and takes place on Tuesday, even if it is a public holiday, excluding Christmas and New Year's. On these occasions, the market will be held on the previous Sunday.
The Desenzano market consists of n. 259 parking spaces for a sales area of ​​approx. 7100.50, of which those marked by No. 1 to 222 annual, while those from n. 223 to n. 259 seasonal from 1 April to 30 September.
The stands are affected by the following product division:

  • from n.1 to n.185 and from n.223 to n.259 reserved for the sale of products belonging to the non-food merchandise sector;
  • from n.186 to n.222 reserved for the sale of products belonging to the foodstuff sector.

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Places, days and times of development

Weekly market of Desenzano
Lungolago C. Battisti and A.Anelli - p.za Cappelletti - p.za Feltrinelli
Tuesday from 8.00 to 13.00

Rivoltella weekly market
Via G. Di Vittorio
Sunday from 8.00 to 13.00


Agg. 08/01/2019

 
Sito istituzionale della città di Desenzano del Garda
Via Carducci, 4 - 25015 Desenzano del Garda (Bs) - Tel. 0309994211 - Fax 0309143700
C.F. 00575230172 - P.I. 00571140987
Contatti - PEC - Certificazione ISO 9001