Shopping in Rome: local markets, commercial centres and famous brands in the Appio Latino
As soon as you arrive in Rome, tourists and visitors can't wait to dedicate themselves to visit this magnificent city, including stops at the most famous and important historical, cultural and artistic places. However, Rome is much more than this: the local markets with unique features are famous all over Italy, Via dei Condotti hosting the famous fashion brands, craft shops and large commercial centres where to have fun and do excellent shopping.
The local markets of Rome
The Roman district markets are some of the best known for their pleasantness and uniqueness. For this reason, they have now become a fixed and inevitable stop for tourists who wish to fully immerse themselves in the climate and Roman customs. Most of these places still let you feel the authentic Roman soul, typical of many Italian films. One of the most well-known local markets is Campo de' Fiori, one of the most colourful places, where you can find fruit, vegetables and lots of flowers. Over the years, it has changed to meet the needs of tourists who often want to bring home-made compositions as a souvenir.
However, it still is one of the most peculiar markets and certainly the oldest one, so it is worth of a visit. For local products lovers, you should definitely buy farm-to-table vegetables, as well as cheese and legumes. Another market deserving mention is the market of Testaccio, completely covered and open from Monday to Friday. Roman people can find the stands of the past there, of those who handed down the tradition from generation to generation, enriched by innovative and modern proposals recalling the American concept of street food. Definitely versatile, it is a market suitable for any budget and need. The Nomentano district covered market is open from Monday to Saturday, and you can buy the most different types of meat, white or red, in addition to ready-made dishes, very useful for tourists staying in an apartment to enjoy the real food of the Roman tradition.
Where to find famous brands
We suggest to visit the centre of the capital to find all the worldwide famous brands. Via dei Condotti is one of the most famous streets where there are many stores of great value and elegance.
Located near the quadrilateral shopping district, near Trinità dei Monti and Piazza di Spagna, some of the most famous brands in the world have their own showroom there: Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bulgari, Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana and many others. In addition to this, the roads meeting Via dei Condotti are also famous for brands like Tiffany, Miu Miu; to conclude, in Piazza di Spagna you will find the shops of Chanel, Valentino, Just Cavalli ...
Rome is a versatile, fashionable and avant-garde city proposing shopping for everybody. Commercial centres and internationally renowned brands offer a shopping accessible to everyone, offering clothing items suitable for children, teenagers, young people and adults. In Via del Corso, located in the historical centre of Rome, the most well-known and appreciated franchising are appreciated young people but also by pregnant women, families with children, sportsmen and adults. In a city like Rome shops like H&M, Zara, Intimissimi, Calzedonia, Gap, Nike and many others obviously can't miss.
On the other hand, for those who wish to spend a day in a commercial centre, the capital offers a wide choice. The largest in the city is Euroma2, with about 230 stores including an IperCoop and an Apple Store. Located in Via Cristoforo Colombo, corner of the Pacific Ocean Avenue, it allows you to visit many clothing, accessories, and book shops, children's showrooms, cosmetics and toiletries stores and even shops designed for four-legged friends. In addition to this, there are many places and bars where visitors can take a break or have lunch, starting with international fast food franchising and self-service restaurants. However, this is not the only one commercial centre of the city: you can also go to Porta di Roma, in north of Rome, and to Roma Est.
The importance of dedicating yourself to shopping... in the capital
When you arrive in Rome, a tour of the shops can be added to the visit of historical and artistic beauties, together with the markets and the commercial centres to realize how varied, versatile and always abuzz this magnificent Italian city is. The best solution for tourists wishing to stay in the city for a long time is to choose an apartment right in the heart of the historical centre, comfortable for reaching any service.
Obviously, these apartments are equipped with different comforts such as a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and above all a fully equipped kitchen for any need. The Comfort Stay in Rome website allows you to choose among the most beautiful apartments available in the best areas of Rome. Among the options, there are the one near the Colosseum, or the one in an historical refined and elegant building, in Japanese style only seven minutes’ walk from the famous Piazza Navona; in Via dei Coronari, a magnificent apartment located next to piazza Navona.
It is an attic able to leave anyone without words looking out. Even the latter is equipped with any kind of comfort and allows you to enjoy a warm, welcoming environment that recalls the atmosphere of home. Furthermore, the main advantage is that you can live the holiday in full autonomy and privacy with a considerable saving.
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