The Summer Sales in Rome start on 07 July 2012.
is a great place for shopping, with designer outlets and department
stores all over the city. A cosmpolitan and thriving capital
city for over 2000 years, Rome provides a multi-ethnic mix
that is both attractive and explosive! Rome is home to a diverse
array of shopping opportunities; The following five areas
are the most renowned shopping areas in Rome.
» Piazza di Spagna - Spanish Steps
- Via dei Condotti. This street is one of the richest streets
in Italy and one of the best streets for shopping in Rome.
The Via Dei Condotti is home to Italy's top designer stores
such as Armani, Prada, Versace, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci and
other notable names. This is also the street where the shop
owners used to charge you just for walking in the door! Thankfully
these days all of the shops sport an 'ingresso gratuito'
sign which means you can go in and have a poke around without
any obligation to buy! There are several ideal guest houses
and bed and breakfasts located nearby.
» Via del Corso - Bustling pedestrianised street that
runs from Piazza del Popolo down to Piazza Venezia. Via del
Corso is very popular with Romans and Tourists alike and is
home to famous shops like the Ferrari flagship store and Swarowski
Crystal. If it's retail therapy in Rome you are after then
the Via del Corso is a must! Hotels nearby: the Hotel
Spagna Royal Suites, Hotel Tiziano.
» Trastevere - located just over the River Tiber, the
Trastevere district of Rome whose name literally translates
as "across the Tiber". A Bohemian spirit
grips Trastevere and you can take great pleasure in getting
lost in its many winding streets. See the outdoor food market
in Piazza San Cosimato. This is a great chance to watch local
Trasteverians buying and bargaining with vendors. The market
starts about 7:00am and closes at 2:00pm.
» Viale Marconi and Porta Portese - Viale Marconi is
very good for shopping and is particulary popular with young
trendy Romans. A bit out from the city centre, it can be reached
by talking the Metro Line B to Marconi. It is about 15 minutes
away from the Colosseum.
» Porta Portese is the famous Roman flea market which
takes place every Sunday from 8:00am until about 2:00pm. Hotels
Sole al Pantheon.
» Piazza Vittorio - food market with a mesmerizing array
of fresh foods, fruits, fish and meat, run by people from
all over the world. Hotels near Piazza Vittorio and Piazza
Santa Maria Maggiore: Hotel
» Piazza Navona - Via del Governo Vecchio - Piazza Navona
is a great place for art lovers, the surrounding streets contain
lots of art galleries and antique shops. There is a great
film and cinema shop in Via del Governo Vecchio which is definitely
worth a browse particularly if you are a fan of Italian Cinema.
Hotels in Piazza Navona include - Hotel
Tiziano and Hotel
- Shopping - Shopping in Rome is a serious business. Devotees
stalk their prey rigorously, taking price, style and quality
into careful consideration.
» Boutique Hotel Rome - The recently reconstructed and refurbished rooms in the turn of the century palace are all tastefully decorated, complemented with modern comforts and conveniences, and fitted with stunning luxury bathrooms.
Palace Luxury Hotel Rome - Via delle Carrozze. If you
are looking to explore the truly beautiful city of Rome and
all its wonder and magic, then you’ll be delighted to
know that our fantastic location near the Spanish Steps lets
you do just that, with exceptional ease, convenience and little