Wrapped in the picturesque beauty of Rome, you’ll want to spend all your time outside so shopping might be hard to justify, or not! Conveniently, most of these popular shopping spots in Rome are actually outdoors so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and architecture while shopping until you drop. And hopefully, you drop into one of the comfy chairs outside the authentic bistros and delicious gelaterias you’ll find scattered about the boutiques for those brave souls who have turned your shopping trip into a whole day event! Keep on reading to learn all about the best shopping spots in Rome, Italy!
1. Via Condotti
Via Condotti is the fashionista’s emerald city. Populated with lavish boutiques such as Gucci, Hermes, and Cartier, it offers the unique experience of shopping designer the Roman way! Walk the cobblestones and gaze through the large shop windows until you find just the designer purse you didn’t know you needed. Not too far from the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps, this is definitely a must-visit for anyone with a love for all things Dior!
Address: Via Condotti, 00187 Rome, Italy
2. Via Cola di Rienzo
You will find Via Cola di Rienzo to the east of the Vatican and west of the Bridge Regina Margherita. It is a long and narrow shopping street, which makes it very convenient considering how the commonly narrow streets of Rome can make navigating the crowds with shopping bags quite a task! Here you will find brand name stores, such as Tiffany’s and Zara, but also restaurants, coffee shops, and gelaterias. This makes it a popular spot for locals and tourists alike! After touring St. Peter’s, it is easy to stroll down to this street and relax for dinner and some evening shopping.
Via Cola di Rienzo
Address: Via Cola di Rienzo, Prati, 00192 Rome, Italy
3. Via del Governo Vecchio
Via del Governo Vecchio is just off the Piazza Navona and has something for everyone. Shoe shops, boutiques, and jewelry spots will attract those needing something new in their wardrobe. Into bohemian, retro style? Pop into the vintage store and shop to your bold-colored, crocheted-loving heart’s content. Drift into the bookshop and (maybe) emerge hours later with a new book to enjoy in the eatery down the road. And when you’ve had your fill of shopping, stop in the little market on your way home to pick up something yummy and Italian for dinner!
Via del Governo Vecchio
Address: Via del Governo Vecchio, 00186 Rome, Italy
Website: Via del Governo Vecchio
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4. Via dei Giubbonari
Via dei Giubbonari is home to a whole block of unique shops and restaurants. There is a kid’s shoe store selling top-rated brands for your little ones! In need of a quick lunch? Stop at Dar Filettaro which sells fish and chips and the like. And lastly, stop at I Love Tokyo for all your sneaker needs! They sell name brand shoes, as well as their own brand clothing which they manufacture in the house! Amongst these, you will find other specialty shops all providing products at top quality!
Via dei Giubbonari
Address: Via dei Giubbonari, 00186 Rome, Italy
5. Via del Corso
Via del Corso is essentially an outdoor mall, Rome style, and is one of the largest shopping streets of Rome, which means it can get pretty busy. The brave at heart are rewarded, however, for popular, well-loved stores such as H&M, Zara, and Gap are all located here. Adidas, Puma, and Lacoste have all of your sporty needs; Sephora and Kiko Cosmetics got you makeup artists covered! This street cuts through the majority of the city from up north at the Piazza del Popolo all the way south to the Piazza Venezia so you’re sure to not miss it!
Via del Corso
Address: Via del Corso, Roma, Italy
6. Via Margutta
Via Margutta is a gorgeous Roman street with many residential buildings residing amongst the art galleries and studios which those shopping for something more artistic are sure to have success. Located between Piazza di Spagna and the Piazza del Popolo, it is a common place where art walks and exhibits are held, so be sure to look up that calendar of events! For the film fanatics, this via was one which made an appearance in the film “Roman Holiday,” making it an incredibly romantic and picturesque spot to wander and enjoy.
Address: Via Margutta, 00187 Rome, Italy
7. Castel Romano High Fashion Outlets
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Castel Romano is an outdoor outlet mall about a 20-minute drive from Rome. Shoppers will find over 200 different brands so they are guaranteed to find exactly what they are looking for! Turning it into an all-day spree is so easy with the restaurants located in Castel Romano itself so you’ll never run out of energy! With discounts on high-quality brands such as Burberry, Valentino, and Boss, this is a destination you can’t miss!
Address: Via del Ponte di Piscina Cupa, 64, 00128 Castel Romano RM, Italy
Website: Castel Romano
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 8pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 9pm
8. Via Urbana and Via del Boschetto
Via Urbana and Via del Boschetto are located a bit off the beaten path in Rome (closer to the Colosseum) in a region of the city known as Monti. This is where you need to go if you want something hip, trendy, and artistic. Artisan boutiques and vintage consignment stores will draw you in with their funky light fixtures and brightly colored walls. Find an old ring that your great grandmother might’ve worn, and embrace it in your own unique style. Fall in love with this vibrant old coat which one of the artisan tailors has fixed up and be affirmed in how one of a kind it is. And when you’re finished shopping for the day, stick around because Monti has a bustling nightlife you won’t want to miss.
Via Urbana and Via del Boschetto
Address: Monti, Cavour metro station to Termini, Rome, Italy
Website: Via Urbana
9. Via dei Coronari
Via dei Coronari is the perfect street to just wander down slowly and peacefully with no end in mind. It truly looks like a movie set with its peeling yellow walls, the jasmine which grows outside the shops, the stone flower pots, and the cobblestone path. The street is pocketed with various antique shops, local boutiques, and the ever wonderful Gelateria del Teatro. If you think you like gelato, just wait until you try one of their many unique flavors. The lavender and pumpkin spice will change your life forever. So when you come down here, be sure to treat yourself!
Via dei Coronari
Address: Via dei Coronari, Ponte, 00186 Rome, Italy
Website: Via dei Coronari
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 7:30pm (closed on Sun)
10. Via Frattina
Via Frattina belongs to the high fashion shopping district of Rome and is a must-visit for the fashionista! Simply walking the street is a fashion show with the shop windows displaying the best of Tiffany’s, Miu Miu, and Armani. Not only will you find the highest quality of clothes, but also the highest quality of customer service. What more could you ask for in a shopping experience than falling into the enchantment of some of the most glamorous Rome has to offer?
Address: Via Frattina, 00187 Rome, Italy
Website: Via Frattina
High fashion to highly unique
It is no surprise that such a famous city has such famous shops for both tourists and locals to enjoy. No matter what you might be shopping for, Rome offers it! So get out there and get shopping in this gorgeous city!
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