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Mercato del Pesce di Trapani

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Via Cristoforo Colombo 3 | Porto Pescherecci, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A must do when you happen to be in Trapani: this is still the real life of the Trapanese fishermen. You will see fish of all shapes and colours, many still alive in the primitive stalls and even in the direct sun. Prices however look...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geert C
Reviewed September 26, 2017

This is a small fish market, but, nonetheless, very interesting. It was busy with local people buying for their dinner. There was a good range of fish, lovely gambas. My favourite was the fishmonger using old style scales to weigh the fish. A good little...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nastame
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This is a wonderful little 'local' market, right in the port area of town (the old historic fish market is in a different location). It is great fun to wander here and listen to the fishermen selling their catch and indeed to see what is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

I love this market. It is tiny, but enough fresh seafood for lunch or diner. I bought gamba's, real big ones and sea snails while the snails are still " walking" around in the basket....how fresh do you want?🤗 Just ate the gamba's in our...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tina N
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Varieties of Octopus and Squid! No need to buy, just go ! These fishmongers are proud of their jobs and welcoming . Get there before noon!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank painter04646
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Passed through this seafood market while riding on a little motorized train (not listed on TA, but fun and inexpensive). Saw a huge variety of fish, as well as octopus and some other creatures. The sellers were friendly and greeted us with smiles and a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

The fish market was originally in the center of town and moved recently to the harbor. It is not a large market but it is interesting to watch the fish been carried from the boats, the variety of the fresh fish, the vendors trying to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Marvellous way of getting to see fresh fish offloaded from the fishermen boats straight for consumer use. Hear the merchants trying to outshout each other to sell their wares, watch crinkle faced fishermen gut fish and duck the seagulls flying overhead whilst emitting high pitched...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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