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“Friday Market”

Ventimiglia Old Town
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Private Tour: Italian Riviera, San Remo...
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We visited for the Friday Market on the sea front. This is a very big market selling everything from leather goods to food. Worth going out of you way to see.
The town itself is also delightful, with many places to eat, a covered market and plenty of interesting shops.
The train station is in the centre of town, an easy walk from the shops and markets. We took the train from Antibes in France.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Many people go to Ventimiglia for the shopping, and forget to look across to the old town. Crossing the footbridge that spans the river as it joins the sea, you walk up following the signs to the cathedral, passing several smaller churches as you climb the narrow lanes. It is another world, with few tourists. Locals drinking coffee in their little cafe, a few shops and magnificent views of the mountains greet you as you get to the top of the town. Here you find a maze of tiny courtyards and alleys, tunnels and ancient stores.

Thank KathmanduMazza
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

...it’s filled with cheap imported crap.

But the regular everyday market is worth a visit for some cheese, meat, arancini etc. Also the town centre, within 500m of the train station, has somehow managed to maintain an air of authenticity.

Beach is rocky and too much litter.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Ventimiglia on a day trip by train from Nice. It‘s a nice old part of this small Italian coastal city.

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location just above the new town and along the coast from Nice.
Proper earthy Italy with some very friendly locals and stunning architecture!

Thank hipshaker
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