via Condotti for best Italian Fashion shopping on Rome city break the best Rome hotels.
Shopping on via Condotti, Rome city breakWhen on a Rome city break or holiday there is so much to do but if it is luxury Italian clothing, accessories and jewellery you seek, look no further than Via dei Condotti. For it is the place in Rome to shop for the finest Rome-based designers. Since the atelier of Bulgari opened in 1905, Via dei Condotti has undoubtedly been one of the world’s most fashionable addresses. Armani, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Dolce and Gabbana, Ferragamo, and Valentino all have boutiques here.

Famous people have also lived on this street, including Gugliemo Marconi, the inventor of the radio.

Via Condotti takes its name from the conduit that crossed the ancient highway of Via Flaminia in this location, which brought water from the hills to the Baths of Agrippa. This busy side street is the vein that connects Piazza Spagna to the bustling Via del Corso and is always brimming over with tourists. From the street one has a stunning framed view of the romantic Spanish Steps or from the Steps look down on the thronging crowds of shoppers.

Via Condotti from Spanish Steps, Rome city breakVia Condotti, can become extremely busy, especially close to Christmas when people come to shop here in the thousands. But if you are on a Rome city break and want a fashion experience this is probably the best street to head for.

There are some excellent hotels and restaurants nearby so when you can carry no more bags, unwind with a drink or return to your luxury hotel, for information on the best places to stay in Rome, check the amoreTravel guide to Rome hotels.
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via Condotti the best Italian Fashion shopping on Rome city break.