DAY 5: BEST PLACES AND SHOPPING

3174 Visits
Distance: 1,5 km Duration: 8 hours

Itinerary description

Intro:
From FlaminioTrain Station down Via del Corso, a walk through the squares and streets to see monuments and the trendiest shopping areas in the city,  such as Via del Corso (Via Lata) and Via Condotti.
Transport:
It is highly recommended to walk from one place to another since all the locations are in the city center.
Time Required:
It takes about  8 hours to visit all of the sites mentioned, depending on how much time you decide to stay in each place.
Route:
This itinerary starts from Flaminio Train Station or from the subway stop "Flaminio" (Line A). Once you come up out of the station, go to the People's Square, (Piazza del Popolo) one of the most famous squares in Rome, which has a big obelisk located in the middle of the square surrounded by lions. From here take Via Gabriele D'Annunzio and walk up to the Pincio, one of the most characteristic panoramic views of Rome, not to be missed! Go back down to the Piazza del Popolo and take Via Margutta, a roman streets famous for his art galleries. Continue down this street until you arrive in Spain's Square (Piazza di Spagna). Here you’ll find the well known Spanish's Steps and the fountain by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The fun tour of Rome continues to the right down Via dei Condotti, where you can enjoy some typical Roman shopping in the most luxurious boutiques such as Gucci, Dolce e Gabbana, Armani, Bulgari and many others. At the end of Via dei Condotti turn left onto Via del Corso (ancient Via Lata) and continue until you get to Colonna Square where you can stop for a break at Colonna's Gallery. From here continue along Via del Corso and turn left onto Via delle Muratte. Straight down this street you’ll find the beautiful Trevi Fountain. Be patient if you want to take pictures at the fountain ... because it is always very crowded! Now go back onto Via delle Muratte, turn left onto Via Marco Minghetti and you'll arrive at Sciarra Gallery, a beautiful Roman gallery in red and white, full of interesting objects and decorations. The itinerary ends here.   You can to back to Via del Corso and turn left to get to Venice Square to catch a bus.