Take a delightful break from the dense history and architecture of the central part of Rome among the whimsical and strange architecture of the Coppedè district. It is just east of the Borghese Gardens in an upscale neighborhood, filled with embassies. From the Spanish Steps it is a 15 minute taxi ride, 30 minutes by bus or a 40 minute walk.
This amazing district was designed by Gino Coppedè (1866-1927) an architect and designer who joyously designed buildings throughout Italy with Art Nouveau style. In Rome the homes and structures evidence styles from medieval, baroque, greek and just plain fantasy! Continue reading Hidden Fantasy Rome Neighborhood – Coppedè Quarter
The newest addition to our Florence luxury apartments is Felicita, a bright and beautifully laid-out 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom apartment in a fabulous historic center location.
Views? Check! Terrace? Check? Lovely decor? Check! Elevator? Check! Air Conditioning? Check!
We love the Oltrarno area of Florence, just on the other side of the Ponte Vecchio bridge but only a few minutes walk from the bustling downtown area. A calmer atmosphere pervades this area, with wonderful restaurants, artisan workshops carrying on centuries-old traditions of art restoration, gilding, jewelry making, bespoke shoemakers and antique shops. We think you’ll love this area too and the special location of the Felicita apartment on picturesque Piazza Santa Felicita. Continue reading Announcing Felicita, Italy Perfect’s Newest Florence Apartment