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Flea Market For The Salty Sea Dog: Venice Sells Sea Stuff

I’ve written about several Antique Markets that occur throughout Venice as well as the Veneto, but one in particular is one of my favorites and it happens this time of year on via Garibaldi in Venice. The event is the Flea Market of “Sea Stuff” on the 27th of September, and this is the only time when you can find a collection of sea faring artifacts that date back decades or centuries. The market itself is simply billed as “Sea Stuff”, and stuff is the perfect word....
September 23rd, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Antique Markets, Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, Outdoors & Recreation, Sea & Navy, Shopping, Venice Tradition

Venice Antique Market: What’s Old Is New Again…At Least To You

The Venice antique market is truly something that you should experience. There are several Antique Markets throughout Italy, but the one in Venice is unique. Where can you browse through books centuries old, find costumes perfect for Carnevale, and pick up that rare piece of pottery that your grandmother said she lost years ago? That’s easy, the Venice Antique Market. For the month of August, the market starts on Friday August 28 and continues through Monday September 7, so you have plenty...
August 26th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Antique Furniture, Antique Markets, budget shopping, Events, outdoor markets, Shopping

Get Grandma’s Stuff! Antiques At A Good Price!

Ok, so you’ve traveled all the way to Italy but you can’t seem to find that perfect souvenir. No problem, head off to Mirano (not the island…that’s Murano with a “U”, Mirano is a small city on the mainland) and see what Grandma has in her attic that she’s willing to part with. On Sunday June 21st, you can find the historic market with the actual title, I swear I’m not making this up…’Oggetti dei nonni’ which actually means “Our...
June 18th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Antique Furniture, Antique Markets, Events, Flea Markets, Shopping