You can also visit some interesting markets in Milan, where you can buy everything for bargains. Those markets are all time crowded but they are worth to see and to go shopping. Going to markets is the best way to meet people and know another side of the italian life. We recommend you to pay cash.
List of the most famous markets:
Mercatone del Naviglio Grande: It takes place each last Sunday of the month starting in September and it is situated along the Alzaia Naviglio Grande. This is an antiques market selling furniture, objects for the home, old books, jewelry etc. The market has 400 exhibitors, some of them have their own stores at the Naviglio Grande.
Fiera di Sinigaglia: The Fiera di Sinigaglia in Milan is now an institution: every Saturday morning in Viale d´Annunzio along the wharf there is a flea market. You can find everything there: Indian, South American and African craftwork, new and second-hand clothes, old furniture, perfumes, candles, books, comics, records, videos and DVDs.
Viale Papiniano: It is situated in Viale Papiniano, there are stands with brands as stocks and outlets. It is very popular and it offers food, plants, clothing, shoes and textiles too.
Viale Fauché: Very appreciated by the fashionistas. You can find discounted clothes and shoes of the most prestigious italian stylists.
Addresses of Markets in Milan:
From monday to sunday the complete list
Monday (morning): Via San Marco (MM2 Lanza)/ Via Cesariano (MM2 Moscova)
Tuesday (morning):"Viale Papiniano" (MM2 S. Agostino)/ Via Benedetto Marcello (MM1 Lima)/ "Via Fauché"(tram 14)
Wednesday (morning): Piazzale Martini (trolleybus 92),/ Via Zuretti (MM2/3 Centrale F.S.)
Thursday (morning): Via Calvi (tram 12, 27),/ Via Calatafimi (MM3 Missori then bus 65),/ Via San Marco (MM2 Lanza),/ Via Cesariano (MM2 Moscova)
Friday (morning): Via Crema/Via Piacenza (MM3 Porta Romana),/ Via Pagano (Largo V Alpini)
Saturday(morning):"Viale Papiniano" (MM2 S. Agostino),open in the evening too til 5 pm/ Piazzale Lagosta (MM3 Zara),/ Corso di Porta Nuova (MM3 Turati), /Corso di Porta Ticinese (tram 3),/ "Via Fauché(tram 14), open in the evening too, til 5 pm
Saturday flea market: (morning and evening til 5 pm) "Fiera di Sinigaglia" Darsena, Viale D’Annunzio (MM2 Porta Genova F.S.)
Sunday flea market:(morning) in the car park of the San Donato metro station, (MM3 San Donato)./ "Mercatone Naviglio Grande" : Strada Alzaia Naviglio Grande (Metro Porta Genova). Open only the last sunday of every month.