Shopping in Rome

European stores chains

One of the most known and cheap chains in Europe is Primark. It is originally an English store, but it spread fast in many countries in Europe and became a chain for huge department stores, which are known for their medium-cheap prices. Today you can find Primart stores in England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherland and more.

Another big fashion chain in Europe is C&A, which was founded in the Netherlands at 1841. Today the chain has over 1500 stores all over Europe: Germany, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Italy, Romania, Croatia, Denmark and more. Around 200 branches are for children only, but most of the branches includes fashion, clothing and accessories for all the family: women's men's, boys and girls.



A "smaller" chain (but everything is relatively...) is the successful and classic Promod. The chain was founded in France in the 70's, originally as a boutique that serves women. The boutique turned into men's and women's clothing in France and from here to all of Europe. Today in 50 countries in and outside of Europe, you can find over 1060 stores: France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Romania and even China, USA, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. The stores are suited mostly for those whom are looking for good quality in reasonable prices.
For full details about the branches, stores and clothing: Promod.
Another chain which established itself as suited for younger people, students and fans of the elegant sports look. The chain A.P.C was founded in late 80's and today is scattered around many countries in Europe like the Netherlands, Portugal, France, Germany, and Spain and even opened a branch in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
As stated the shop in very popular among students over the world and offers mostly new casual clothing.
Worthwhile shopping in European countries:
Beyond the big European chains, in many countries in Europe you will find unique stores, worthwhile sales, markets and local chains worth visiting.



Shopping in Rome

Rome is beauty, romance, culinary art, culture, religion, art, magnificence, architecture, colorfulness and much more. Rome city center is spread out between 7 hills, which are constitutes the heart of Rome, you will find Capitol Hill and Palatine Hill, according to tradition, the brothers Ramos and Romulus built Rome on Capitol and Palatine Hill.



Alongside the history and art in Rome, shopping is an inseparable part of the fun. The place for all the brand stores and the more prestigious stores is the street Curso Via Del. the street begins from Piazza del Popolo and goes until Venezia Piazza, there you will find brand stores and prestigious stores like Ferrari and Swarovski. Fashion Designer fans are recommended visiting also at Condotti dei Via. The street goes from Spanga Piazza di and it is the "home" of the designer stores Armani, Prada, Versaca, Gucci, Dolche & Gabbana and>Those looking for small markets and boutique shops, its recommended going also to the other side of the Tiber river, in the Trastevere quarter. Today the quarter is a a place of recreation, art and culture it's crowded and very popular among youngsters in Rome, although in the past the quarter used to be one of Europe's most ancient Jewish neighborhoods. It's very pleasant and recommended to walk around between the alleys, there you will find designer stores, coffee shops, ice cream parlors and many restaurants.
IIn Rome you will also find worthwhile outlet centers which are very popular among the locals. The most famous is the designer’s outlet Castel Romano. It is a shopping center where you will find over 110 stores of all the best fashion brands in Italy and the world, women's, men's and children's fashion. The shopping center is located outside the city and it is possible to get to by a shuttle that goes from Rome's central station, Termini.
Another successful outlet is Valmontone Outlet Fashion District, which is also located outside the city but it's even bigger than the previous outlet.


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