Shopping is one of the top priorities of vacation goers. For those on vacation to Italy, shopping is very enjoyable because there are so many popular streets and destinations to choose from. The following is a list of top 10 famous shopping streets in Italy:
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#1: Rome – Via Del Corso
What do you do with the money you save by staying at cheap hotels in Rome? The answer is shopping of course! The streets that radiate from Via Del Corso are the best for shopping. These mile-long streets are home to umpteen shoe stores and popular fashion brands such as Benetton, Diesel, etc.
#2: Milan – Via Monte Napoleone
Apart from luxury hotels in Milan, you can also indulge in luxury here in one of the world’s top fashion capitals by shopping. The Via Monte Napoleone street is the best for picking up designer clothing items and shoes.
#3: Florence – Via Giovan Battista Zannoni
This street features the popular Florentine leather shop, Michelangelo’s Florentine Leather. You can find top quality accessories, bags, jackets, etc here along with boutique hotels in Florence.
#4: Venice – Mercerie
This area is a chain of shopping boulevards and streets in Venice, you can find everything from fashion items to jewelry to costumes here on sale.
#5: Naples – Via Toledo
Shopping in one of the most vibrant cities in Italy, i.e. Naples is a delight. The top shopping street here is Via Toledo which has one of the longest shopping streets in the city. There are numerous big chain stores, department stores and boutiques here to shop from.
#6: Verona – Via Mazzini
Via Mazzini is a top shopping street in the beautiful city of Verona. It is also the largest pedestrian zone here and it is home to numerous stores offering clothes, fashion accessories and shoes here. During the time of Saldi or sales, you will be able to save even more money!
#7: Genoa – Via Garibaldi
This street is great for shopping and it also has some of the best eateries in Italy. You can find great deals on clothes here.
#8: Turin – Via Polo
This is an excellent shopping street for books and antiquities. The street also has vanguard shops and old workshops.
#9: Portofino – Streets near the Harbor
You will find the best of both worlds in these streets from goods offered by local craftspeople and artisans to high end designer boutiques like Gucci, Ferragamo, Dior, Armani, etc.
#10: Bologna – Via Rizzoli
This street is popular for stores offering clothing items and jewelry. The stores in these streets have tempting windows that would lure shoppers in!