- By Kevin
- On Sep 25, 2017
- Travel Tips
Planning on exploring Rome soon?Feel free to check out these incredible suggestions!Ultimate things to do in Rome:
Get Lost in the Centro Storico
One of Rome’s great joys is losing yourself in the narrow cobblestone streets that make up Centro Storico.Starting at Piazza del Popolo,three main roads form a trident leading toward Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum.Branching off are countless streets and alleyways where you’ll find churches with Baroque art,boutiques selling everything from carved wooden figurines to precious jewelry,private courtyards where the wealthiest Romans live,enticing gelaterias,cafés,and restaurants.Take your time and do as the Romans do—this is what la dolce vita is all about.
Shop Until You Drop at the Galleria Alberto Sordi
Take a mid-afternoon break and have coffee at the Illy kiosk at the Galleria Alberto Sordi.The galleria,which dates to 1922 and features stained-glass skylights and mosaic floors,is one of Europe’s most gorgeous places to shop.Check out stores like La Rinascente(Italy’s Macy’s),Zara,Massimo Dutti,and the Italian mega bookstore La Feltrinelli.For designer boutiques,walk along Via Condotti and the surrounding streets.For vintage and Italian heritage brands,stroll through the Campo Marzio.