Pissignano, a hamlet of Campello sul Clitunno, in the province of Perugia and near Spoleto, is the home of the main Umbrian trade fair: Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano. This antiques, second-hand and collectibles market, has become famous in this area as a market well worth visiting.
The area that hosts the Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano is rather remarkable and a very picturesque setting for an antique market. The village of Pissignano is at close distance to the Fonti del Clitunno, and the small temple on the banks of the river was included back in 2012 on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The site is ideal for nourishing the spirit, and is the perfect backdrop for the Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano.
The antique market of Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano is held once a month on Sunday, and it is generally advised to call ahead to double check the schedule of the event. It is nowadays a fairly large market with well over 250 vendors and huge crowds of shoppers and collectors who flock to Pissignano to attend this antique market.
A wide variety of items are displayed each month at the Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano: from silver, porcelain and ceramics, to antique furniture, paintings, and collectible watches. There are also pieces and curiosities from the “grandma’s attic” to be found there, as well as local and artistic craftsmanship. It sometimes takes a bit of rummaging, but with a little patience and determination there are certainly gems to be found.
For those weary from walking through the many fabulous stalls at Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano, there are delicious refreshments to be had. Indulge in black truffles, regional soups and other palate pleasers while taking in the fantastic location of the antique market.
The Usato e collezionismo a Pissignano has often been called an amusement park for collectors of all ages, and it allows visitors to make a journey back in time. It is a privileged place to hunt for unique opportunities.