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Travellers Expected to Flock to Popular Sicilian Markets

01, October 2014: Market traders in Sicily are reported to be expecting a huge upsurge in trade over the next few months. While very popular with the local community, markets held all over the island are also a massive draw card for visiting tourists staying in nearby Sicily villas . They are tempted by the fantastic variety of local produce and craft and fashion items as well. No tourist likes to pass up the chance to pick up a bargain, and there are reportedly many to be had on renowned market days in famous Sicilian towns such as Palermo and Catania.

Locals and tourists flock to take advantage of the fantastic variety of wares on sale at the Piazza Trinita flea market in Masculucia. This grand market is scheduled to run fortnightly and acts as the showcase for craft items designed by many of Sicily's talented artisans. It is located within easy walking distance of the luxurious Borgo Petra resort on the picturesque eastern coast of Sicily. Villas located nearby are always a popular choice with visitors.

Those staying in any of the Sicily villas in late September and October can get excited at the prospect of visiting the Fair of Antiques and Collectibles. This popular market place is situated in the idyllic Oasis Gardens of San Sebastien. It provides the ideal opportunity for collectors and people with an interest in the cultural heritage of Sicily. The enthusiastic stall owners sell everything from ancient coins to vintage Italian publications.

Visitors can continue the bargain market retail experience at the Vucciria Market in the heart of Palermo. This important centre of trade will be open every day day in the run up to Christmas. Visitors will be able to take their pick of fresh produce and authentic Italian souvenirs. There may even be the opportunity to stop off and enjoy some traditional music at one of Palermo's grand theatre venues.

Travellers intending to book Sicily villas in the second half of the year are encouraged to book well in advance. High quality villas are expected to particularly busy during late autumn and early winter, according to travel experts.

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