Growing up in Greece, particularly in the countryside, fly markets are an integral part of your life. Once or twice a week, consumers across the country have the opportunity to enjoy fresh food directly from local producers.
Beneath Palamidi's gaze
Nafplio's fly market is held twice a week, under the gaze of Palamidi, just there where the mythical 999 steps that leads to the beautiful castle of Palamidi starts. It is held every Wednesday and Saturday. Local producers are setting up their stalls early in the morning and "call" passersby to buy their products, starting from the Fire Department on March 25 Str to Cyprus Str.
All the local products
Here you will find all kinds of vegetables, herbs such as local leeks, beans, nuts, fruits with local oranges especially in the winter months and a great variety of fresh fish, clothing and household items.
If you want to find the best products you should be there early in the morning.
Fly market starts from 7 am until 2 to 2:30 pm.
Did you know that?
In Greece, the institution of public markets established in 1929 by Eleftherios Venizelos.
The fly market claiming its roots in antiquity, considered cultural heritage and tourist attraction.