Pescheria, Catania’s Lively Fish Market

Pescheria”  means fish market and it is the most lively and colorful market of Catania, Sicily. The Pescheria market is a wonderful show of colors, smells and sounds. Impossible to convey all this with my photos and you will have to use your imagination.

Pescheria, Catania

The Pescheria fish market in Catania.

 

Mercato della Pescheria

The Pescheria fish market spreads in several streets of the old city.

Pescespada, Pescheria, Catania

A swordfish stall.

Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

A fishmonger cuts a tuna in small pieces.

Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

Close up of a fish stall.

Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

A persuasive fish vendor.

But at the “Pescheria” there isn’t only fish for sale.

Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

A fruit and vegetable stand.

Arance, Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

Sicilian oranges for sale.

Arance, Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

The oranges are harvested near Catania. On the slopes of Mount Etna.

Mercato della Pescheria, Catania

More seasonal products of the Sicilian countryside.

Il mercato della Pescheria

A poultry stall.

Fuoco dell'Etna

Perhaps it is best to avoid hot peppers called Etna Fire.

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