Campo de' Fiori Market, Rome

Campo de' Fiori Market, Rome

In the morning and noon hours, head to one of the most beautiful and colorful open-air markets in Rome – the main attraction of the Campo de' Fiori area. The market is primarily for fresh fruit and vegetables, but you will also find other foods such as olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, vegetable pâté (pesto, artichoke, etc.), liquors, spices, cheeses, flowers, souvenirs, and flea-market-type things. Some vendors sell small products you can take home, and also give free samples, so this can be a pleasant way to try local specialties. With so much fresh fruit, some will happily make most of it into a juice for you – try the pomegranate for some intense goodness!

There also are many great restaurants and cafés laying around, with a view on the market, so you can try some handmade pizza or some carbonara if you're peckish. In the late afternoon and evening, the square turns into terraces for the restaurants and cafés, gradually becoming a nightlife hotspot with lots of street artists and performers who entertain the crowds.

Tip:
Please follow European tradition and don't touch the produce unless vendors tell you to "pick". They're happy to give advice and share recipes but, as anywhere in Rome, don't really bargain much (unless you're buying more than one of somethings at a time).

Opening Hours:
Daily: 7am–3pm

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Sight Name: Campo de' Fiori Market
Sight Location: Rome, Italy (See walking tours in Rome)
Sight Type: Shopping
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