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Exploring Rome’s Fascinating Monti Neighborhood

Anchored by some of Rome’s most important monuments and churches, Monti retains its small-neighborhood spirit. Narrow medieval buildings covered in ivy are interposed with grand 18th-century palazzos. In the Monti neighborhood, you will find chic boutiques and quaint housewares stores, well-stocked wine shops, innovative jewelry designers and maybe even a former Italian first lady sitting next to you while you sip your morning cappuccino.  

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Rainy Day in Rome? Five Great Ways to Enjoy the Experience

Rome is a terrific city during the cooler times of year. Even after summer heat has faded most days will be blue-skied and sunny. On the rare day when thunder rumbles and the skies open, we have a few suggestions on how to enjoy a rainy day.  Storms usually roll through fast and fierce in Rome, so be ready to dash inside if the sky turns dark. It is a good idea to carry a compact lightweight umbrella with you, but if you forget,  just look around, you will see a vendor with an armful of inexpensive ones for sale and you will be prepared for a rainy day in Rome.

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Italy Perfect Expert Shares Rome Sightseeing Tips By Italy Perfect Rome Rooftops

Italy Perfect Expert Shares Rome Sightseeing Tips

When I started Italy Perfect nearly 16 years ago it was because I wanted an excuse to be able to go to Italy as often as possible. Rome is my second home. I lived in the Eternal City for many years in my youth, and even though our vacation rental business brings me to Rome several times a year, I’m there to work, not play. You know how it is; you never actually take a real vacation in your hometown. It’s hard to believe, but until my recent staycation, I hadn’t been inside the Coliseum in over 30 years, and my last Vatican Museum visit was in 1999. I’ve been too busy sharing Rome sightseeing tips rather than using them!

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