Live Rome as a Genuine Roman

By: francesco speciali

Rome is the eternal city, the legend says. Capital city of Italy in the present and the power centre of one of the major empire in history. Cradle of civilization, Rome has been maintaining his fascinating atmosphere through the centuries and it is one of most visited cities in the world by the tourists.

A modern city enveloped by the dreaming landscape of monuments that have been witness of a glory story. Being a tourist in Rome means to walk side-by-side with the history, the glory, the battles.

Rome modern economy is strongly based upon the tourism; according with a recent research, September 2007, Rome is one of the four most requested destinations in the world with almost 25 millions tourist in 2006 (+23% respect 2005). The most part of these presences are foreigners (about 14 millions) that choose Rome in every season of the year, while the Italians prefer to visit Rome in Spring and in Summer. The tourists that like most Rome are: Americans, Germans, English and Japanese.

In the last years Rome has been offering several and more complete opportunities to better live the magic of the "eternal city". In fact, has been emerging a new way to really appreciate Rome, it can be defined as "living Rome as a genuine Roman".

It is the way to rent for short or medium term vacations B&B or apartmentsin the middle of Rome as Piazza di Spagna, Campo de' Fiori, St. Peter, Fori Imperiali and Trastevere. In this way you can live in the middle of Rome and staying in an apartment with all the comfort of an house, you can request a dinner that will prepared and served directly in this house watching the sunset over Colosseum, you can taste the best Italian wines, request a baby sitting services or a tourist guide. Moreover you can rent a scooter to move through Rome, driving on the famous streets as Veneto Street watching the place where Federico Fellini used to drink his coffee. In this way you will be able to appreciate what it means being a Roman.

Choosing and booking a B&B or an apartment allows the tourist to save money in comparison with a regular hotel accommodation, to have the privacy that an apartment offers and the convenience of living a vacation like at home.

With these opportunities Rome becomes leader in tourist offer giving the possibility to the tourists to can choose a new way of living the city with a customizable service that allows to live, to move, to experience the city in real complete way.

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