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Lots of stalls but not unique

There are lots of stalls at these markets but many offer very similar products, clothing, bags... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
BubG
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Australia
Biggest market ever seen

You can stroll for hours, seeing bags, shoes, clothes, etc. Also the food part is amazing. Cheese... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
rinusw
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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The mercato has changed a lot and is now mostly selling cheap chinese clothes. The food is overprized ... and we bought some specialities that tasted like their best days were long gone. Sad.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

There are lots of stalls at these markets but many offer very similar products, clothing, bags, jewellery, shoes. We arrived via train and the markets begin just outside the station. If you arrive by car you can park at the supermarket Coop (via Ghiringhelli) or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank BubG
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

You can stroll for hours, seeing bags, shoes, clothes, etc. Also the food part is amazing. Cheese, sausages, fruit, vegetables and many people to see and meet. Having a nice day in Luino

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rinusw
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Italy over the past 20 years, it is sad to realize that its markets lost its authenticity in time. This market seemed like any other market around the world full of Chinese products and nothing much Italian. The only exception...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank aasecat06
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We walked the length of the market from the boat station and looked for somewhere to eat. There we found an entrance to another larger section including the food market. At the end of this there were signs for more stslls near the railway. Good...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank 183stever
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

What is said the largest market of northern italy, is the mercato di Luino. A city ashore the lago Maggiore. Many streets are filled with marketstalls. More of the same so you can compare as much as you want. They sell tools, textiles and clothing,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank M P
Reviewed June 22, 2017

This marketplace is terrific. We have been there three times over the years. They have good leather products and the Italian meats and cheeses are outstanding.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kerns
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

The market covers the whole central town. It is very busy with coach loads of people being bused in. There is a lot of tat but there is a lot of nice leather and cotton clothes as well as beautiful plants. I liked it, far...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gardenofengland
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Avoid the market in Luino. Unless you need 1000 stalls offering t-shirts, fake sunglasses, cheap shoes and other varieties of clothing. Or cheap "African" art and leather wares. If that is your fancy then it is the right place. If you look for anything authentic...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Anders0703
Reviewed October 23, 2016

As many reviewers already said, this is the famous big market which takes place in Luino every Wednesday (8:30am - 16:00pm). Clothes, local food products, bags, leather products (shoes, belts). Prices range very low (for made in China cheap stuffs) to pretty high (good genuine...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Kim_8000
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