Market of Luino (Italia)

Luino, a pretty little town on the shore of Maggiore Lake, can be reached by car from Gambarogno, passing through the customs checkpoint at Dirinella, or by boat from Locarno, Ascona or Brissago:

To the market of Luino by boat

Goods of every kind can be purchased from its internationally renowned market: from groceries to clothes, flowers and accessories of different types. There are always a large number of stalls selling fresh cheeses, cold meats and lake fish, as well as seasonal fruit and vegetables. Visitors will also find clothes of all kinds for sale, from jeans to jumpers, pyjamas, socks, tights, shoes, underwear and hats. There is also an extensive selection of leather goods, such as bags of different shapes and sizes, belts and jackets, and all sorts of accessories. Other stalls sell buttons, cotton thread in all the colours of the rainbow, fabrics and yarn for sewing and knitting, as well as cutlery, ladles, whisks, coffee grinders, etc., for the kitchen. There is also a good selection of beauty products and cosmetics.

Imported goods must comply with customs regulations: see the information on customs clearance.

Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


  • TIMETABLE Wednesday: 09.00-16.30
  • SHOPPING Italian markets

Visit the traditional markets of Ticino as well!

You can stroll among the stalls of the local markets a stone's throw from Lake Maggiore and Lake Lugano, discover a few special objects in the alleys of Bellinzona's historic centre, or sample local products in the streets of Mendrisio. Lamps, paintings, books, but also vegetables, cheeses and wines: a paradise for those seeking the rare pearl in the markets of Ticino.

Mercato di Ascona