Antiquing is a greatly popular past-time in Tuscany, and Pistoia Antique Market has grown and cemented its reputation over decades. Since the early 2000s this antique market has been in its present location: a spacious, indoor, recently renovated train factory warehouse with room for up 80 vendors. At Pistoia Antique Market, bargain hunting can be fully enjoyed whatever the weather. One weekend a month, vendors and collectors gather here to share their wares and hunt for treasures.
The majority of the vendors at Pistoia Antique Market are from Tuscany and Liguria. This means the selection of local goods and culturally historic items specific to this area is second to none. There are some exhibitors that attend this market from further afield too, so there is an eclectic mix of characters and items here. What these vendors do not know about Tuscany is not worth knowing, and any tourists should be sure to hit this market to delve a little further into local history.
Pistoia Antique Market is a little off the beaten path compared to some of the more well known markets in Tuscany, but it is well worth tracking down. There are great vintage and antique finds here, and collectors will not be disappointed. There are pieces of vintage furniture, antique prints and artwork, lanterns and other light fixtures, collectible plates, keys, mirrors, sconces, vintage jewelry, china ware, glass ware, silver, brass fittings and so much more.
The main room of Pistoia Antique Market is very well organized, with vendors well spaced out with a generous area to display their goods. It is a pleasant space for shoppers to meander around, and it is easy to work your way around and be sure to have a look at everything. Whatever you collect, it is sure to be lurking somewhere in this market so take your time, look around and enjoy everything that the vendors have to offer