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- Piazza Navona
- Spanish Steps
- Campo de' Fiori
- Roman Forum
- Piazza Venezia
- Vatican Museums
- Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
- Piazza del Popolo
- Villa Borghese
- Piazza della Repubblica
- Lido di Ostia
- Gemelli Polyclinic
- Bambino Gesu Hospital
- Piazza Bologna
- University of Roma-La Sapienza
- Piazza di Spagna
- Santa Maria in Trastevere
What you should know about Spanish Steps
If you're a traveller seeking romance, the Spanish Steps in Rome will delight you. Located close to Rome's heart, the Scalina Spagna, or Spanish Steps are an ample, decorative staircase leading from the lower Piazza di Spagna to the upper piazza Trinita dei Monti. Hotels around Spanish Steps, Rome are varied in price and available amenities, which means you should research your options using Hotels.com. Hotels.com has connections with hotels all over Italy, and offers you room discounts on the website that are unavailable elsewhere. Pictures and reviews of each property allow you to "see" rooms before you travel. You can feel secure booking your room through Hotels.com, knowing you've just reserved the best room at the lowest price.
What Is The Spanish Steps Area Like?
The Spanish Steps have been a beloved area of Rome for hundreds of years. Artists and poets flocked to the area to paint and write of the amazing views of the city. The French Academy was even founded nearby in the 17th century, attracting well-known creative types ever since. The Fountain of the Old Boat, located at the base of the steps, is a great place to cool off. Temperatures are mild most of the year in Rome, but can get a bit hot in late summer and early autumn. Rain is also a possibility, so bring an umbrella along. The Spanish Steps area is known for its high fashion shops, with abundant boutiques and stores selling luxury clothing, jewelry and other goods. You can also visit nearby places where famous writers worked and slept, including a museum dedicated to John Keats. To see the Spanish Steps in their full glory, visit in springtime, when they are completely covered in pink and white azaleas.
How To Get Along With Locals At The Spanish Steps
People in the area are friendly and warm. If you learn to say a few polite Italian phrases, Romans will always be made happy by the effort. The crowds can become dense and slow-moving around the Spanish Steps, so pack some patience in your day bag. You'll be certain to meet native Romans while sitting on the stairway watching the various people around you, but don't offer them food or drink. These are not allowed any more on the Spanish Steps, in order to keep them clean and in good shape. The good news is that there are numerous restaurants and gelato shops close by, so you don't have very far to go to find delicious food or friendly people when you are ready to dine.
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