Palermo - The historical markets
The main street markets of Palermo are Vucciria, Ballaro, il Capo and Borgo Vecchio. Each one has its own unique characteristics, so if you want to have a taste of the authentic Sicilian life you are in the right place. A day at the markets is a great way to connect with the real lifestyle of the Palermo locals. In this markets you can buy almost everything, from meat to vintage clothes. They are crowded, busy and full of fresh vegetables, fish, fruit and other specialities. In the market Ballaro you can find some shops almost always open, even at night. If you are worried how you gonna find these markets just listen for the noise as everyone haggles back and forth. Bargain carefully to be sure you are getting what you pay for.