Monti is a neighbourhood situated in the center of Rome. It is also one of the most exclusive and fashionable districts of the Italian capital. Ideally located between Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum, it is an ideal place to discover the countless boutiques, restaurants and cafés of one of Rome's most fashionable districts. The area has long been popular, but over time, it has become quickly and gently more bourgeois. The village atmosphere was replaced by the influx of tourists, increasing every year. Discovering Monti, is both an unprecedented historical experience, but also a unique culinary experience thanks to the many restaurants present here.
The Rome real-estate market represents, with the one of Milan, almost 70% of the Italian housing sales. In 2006, the residential market reached its peak regarding the annual sales but due to the 2007 crisis, this market was considerably impacted. Since 2014, the sector has started to rise and this increase may stabilize over the years. This growth is favoured thanks to low interest rates on mortgage loans. Besides, since 2008, prices have been lower, which is a major advantage for investors. Despite the previous elements, the Rome real-estate market is particularly attractive for foreign investors. It is the perfect time to invest and realize a nice capital gain in the next few years.
The main investors who choose Italy as the country to purchase a property equally come from the United Kingdom and Italy. The majority of the other investors come from Russia and the rest of Europe.
It is possible to buy a property in Italy if you respect the various administrative formalities. It is highly recommended to contact a professional of the real-estate sector. The signature of the sales contrat must be held before a notary. The latest will deal with the writing of the contract, the transaction registration as well as the payment of various taxes (such as the local property, the capital gains, the wealth and inheritance taxes).
Even if Rome can be visited all year long, the period from November to March is mainly rainy and temperatures are colder. However, during these months Rome is less frequented by tourists so it is the perfect time to peacefully discover the city. Besides, prices are lower, except during the affluence period of Christmas and Mardi Gras.
From April to October, it is the best moment to enjoy Rome as the weather is particularly favourable and places are less crowded in April/May and in September/October. However, during the Holy Week in Easter and the Rome marathon, millions of tourists converge to Rome to attend these international events.
The months of July and August correspond to the hottest period in Rome, with suffocating temperatures. But the numerous "Nasoni" fountains, with fresh and drinkable water, allow to quench your thirst between two tours.
Taverne del Fiori Imperiali is a family restaurant, kept for generations by the same family. In the kitchen is the father, in the room is the mother, and in pastry, the daughter. The restaurant offers a typically Roman gastronomy, but not that. A selection of meat and fish accompanied by fresh products is also available. The family makes it a point of honor to offer the best to its customers, service, food and atmosphere, in order to show theirs universe to all the curious travelers who have stopped here.If you are visiting Monti and you are lovers of great food, a stop at this restaurant would be very welcome.
Palazzio delle Esposizioni is the largest interdisciplinary exhibition center in Rome. It extends over a surface of more than 10 000m2 spread over three floors. It features a 130-seat cinema, an auditorium, a forum, an art studio, a café, a restaurant and a library. Following the recent renovation, the Palazzio delle exposition is an international cultural space, offering its visitors high-quality projects.
Spain's Square, or also known as "Spanish Steps" is a magical square which was inaugurated in 1725. This incredible place has a dramatic staircase leading up to the Church of Trinita dei Monti. Pope Urbano VIII Barberini commissioned to Bernini the baroque fountain known as the "Barcaccia" (Fountain of the Old Boat). Spain's Square is a major place which leads to several famous streets in Rome, known for their luxury stores. The Spanish Steps unique design and elegance has made it a famous landmark for artists, painters and poets who were particularly inspired.
As the famous saying states it:"All roads lead to Rome" and this exceptional city has a lot to offer thanks to its 28 centuries of history. Rome, the capital of Italy, is situated in the Latium region, in the center of the country and next to the Tiber river. Nicknamed the "Eternal City", Rome is also the capital of Catholicism as it includes the enclave Vatican (the headquarters of the papacy), which has been an independent state since 1929.Rome is truly an open sky museum by itself as it has preserved a true architectural cohesion. Antique temples and amphitheaters are parts of the town planning. The countless churches are testament to the early stages of Christianity, along with t...