Hotels in Italy
What to buy in Italy and where?
- Brands and antiques in Rome. In Rome, the visitor will find in the shops along Via Condotti Italian brands such as Armani, Gucci, Bulgari and Ferragamo. For antique lovers, it is best to go to the Via Giulia, Via dei Coronari (near Piazza Navona), Via Margutta and Via del Babuino (Plaza of Spain). To buy fresh local produce, the best markets are Porta Portese, Capo de 'Fiori and Fontanella Borghese.
- Florentine jewelry. In Florence, the Tuscan capital, large clothing boutiques are located in Via dei Tornabuoni. The best jewelry and hand-crafted clocks of the city are in Via della Vigna Nuova and handicrafts in Santo Spirito, a Florence neighborhood full of artisan workshops where you can find all kinds of handmade goods.
- The large market of Turin. The pedestrian street Via Garibaldi, located in the heart of Turin, offers many clothing stores. Antiques can be found at Via Maria Vittoria and Via della Rocca. The city of Turin boasts the largest outdoor market in Europe: the Porta Palazzo.
- Venetian masks. Venice has the Calle delle Mercerie, the meeting point for lovers of Italian fashion. The Missiaglia and Nardi jewelry stores are among the best known, located on the Piazza San Marco, and then there is the vegetable and fish market of the famous Ponte di Rialto. One of the most popular souvenirs of Venice is masks, which can be found in the many shops in the city.
- Milan Fashion. The most famous fashion stores in Milan are located in Via Montenapoleone, Via Sant'Andrea and Via della Spiga. For more economical shopping alternatives, visitors can go to Corso Buenos Aires, Via Torino and finally, Corso di Porta Ticinise. Among the markets of Milan, the most picturesque are those of the Fiera di Senigallia, where you can find items from India, South America and Africa, and the Mercatone the Naviglio Grande, selling furniture, household objects and old books.