Mediterranean weather makes terraces enjoyable much of the year in Rome which is why finding the perfect apartment with a terrace, or balcony, is at the top of many of our guest’s wish list.
When the weather is pleasant a terrace can be enjoyed throughout the day whether it’s in the morning with a cup of espresso, a long leisurely lunch or at dusk when waves of tiny starlings swoop and dive across the Roman sky.
Apartments in Rome’s historic center with outdoor space, be it an expansive terrace, a petite balcony, a patio or a converted laundry porch, are a much-coveted feature that enhances your enjoyment and gives our guests a true Dolce Vita experience.
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The city of Florence has much to be admired. At every turn there are layers upon layers of beautiful views. Here are some of our favorite panoramic views for enjoying the splendor of Florence, whether from a popular tourist site, an off-the-beaten path location or a wonderful vacation rental apartment. Continue reading A Feast for the Eyes: Unforgettable Florence Views
A Day in the Life — Inspections in Venice: The Italy Perfect Team travels frequently around Italy to inspect the properties it offers. It is a fun job, but it is also a lot of work. Here is some insight into a recent day in Venice.
7:00am Prepare to depart for Venice from lovely Giovanna Florence apartment where we stayed. Fueled with freshly made coffee we tidy up and hide our luggage in order to video the apartment and photograph the terrace as soon as the sun comes up. Quick showers, pack up and final check to make sure we didn’t forget anything. Walk to train station.
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A tartufo ice cream treat is a ‘must-try’ for chocolate or gelato lovers travelling in Italy. Legend has it that this decadent sweet was invented for a visiting King by an artisan gelato maker in Pizzo, a small town in Southern Italy. Whatever the origin, it’s a winner! Continue reading Tartufo: The King of Gelato