A trip to Rome is as much about embracing the lifestyle as it is about taking in all of the art and history in this beautiful city. The perfect way to get into the local lifestyle is by enjoying fine wine, fine art, and fine dining. If you plane on visiting Rome this summer, we've created this city guide just for you.
Rest and Relaxation
Come here to get pampered and spoiled! As travelling can get stressful, this location is perfect for winding down and enjoying the luxury of a vacation: rest!
The Waldorf Astoria is one of our favourite lifestyle partners, THE five-star hotel you are sure to love. The art is breathtaking and the service is memorable. The fact that it overlooks the Eternal City is simply a plus!
Moreover, the roof top 3 stars Michelin restaurant La Pergola by Chef Heinz Beck is an experience in full! To be tried (maybe with a romantic company!)
Perfectly centered in the city's center, this 4-star hotel is located in the Villa Borghese with easy access to attractions and restaurants.
This five-star hotel attracts people who are considered to be "ambassadors of Italian life-style around the world." Anyone who stays here is sure to be impressed with the impeccable service and tasteful décor. 2 minutes walking from central train station, if convenient.
This luxury apartment will have you feeling right at home. Facing the most beautiful part of Rome, you can enjoy the luxury of being on vacation while relaxing in a suite with comfortable furniture and lovely art.
Located in Ponte Milvio just meters from the Olympic Stadium. This is a great place for either brunch, dinner, are a late night rendezvous with friends as you listen to an awesome DJ and chat with friends out on the garden. Over the bridge, a lot of people are hanging out surrounded by the amazing river view.
Not very centrally located, the villa where it's located is though pretty beautiful.
A huge garden surrounds it and it is a nice place for pizza and good Italian food, to be shared among friends.
This is the perfect bistro to give you that sugar fix! Be sure and try their new vegan salad (if you're avoiding sweets and treats for some reason!). A lot of artists and show business Italian VIP show up for lunch or brunch in this lovely place run by women only.
Right in the heart of Rome, this restaurant will serve you a platter of American bagels. After you enjoy your breakfast here in the morning, come back in the evening for coffee while listening to our musical selections from the best DJs.
PANE VINO E SAN DANIELE
Located in one of the most suggestive little square in the center of Rome, next to Piazzale Argentina, at the entrance of the Jewish Block. Piazza Mattei has a lovely turtle-statued fountain in the center you can admire from this little restaurant, eating good San Daniele Ham and sipping the best local wines.
All the D.O.L. products in a very Italian-style osteria. (D.O.L.: means that the products served are all coming from Lazio Region - where Rome is capital - and are all of great quality, most of them are biological.)
Cafes & BAR
This place is in the heart of Roma, always full of local people, inside-out.
Moscow Mule at the bar is to be tried. The vintage-gypsy look of the restaurant is cozy and friendly at the same time.
CAFFE' DELLA PACE
This cafè is right next to Piazza Navona and behind Pantheon. The perfect location to relax at open-air after a stressful day at work. In the evening the street is crowded, noisy and the yellow lights are the complement to the "dolce vita" atmosphere.
Bakery House is an American bakery in this lovely city. The warm cupcakes and sweet teas will surely have you coming back for more.
Incredible café for delicious chocolate treats to satisfy your sweet tooth.
A modern spot for apertivo, wine, and fun! Located in Trastevere area, it is the perfect aperitivo before dinner, hanging out in the square in front of the bar. Pretty international crowd.
Shops & Musuems
Best streets to go shopping? Via Del Babbuino, Via Del Governo Vecchio, Via Del Corso, Via Condotti, Via Cola Di Rienzo.
This wholesale shop is the one where you find all the dream brands. Located in different parts of the city, it is a point of reference for the capital fashionistas.
If you're a shoe-fanatic and collect the best of the best shoes, Suede Store is the best in town for a unique pair of sneakers
This is the largest space where you can find the most amazing contemporary & modern art in Rome. The plethora of various events is also unmissable! Photo Credits