Hotter than July is no urban legend in Rome. Summer deals end, sales kick in, and restaurants and gourmet shops trim supplies in preparation for the inevitable August vacation exodus. Throughout Europe, August is the month in which shop owners, businessmen, and restaurateurs take a time out. Many movie theaters are also closed.
Though the traditional Rome exodus has slowed a bit in recent decades — some businesses now opt to stay open — travelers must be mindful of the ripple-effect shutdown. Summer in Rome is a quirky place. Be prepared...
intersting, i hope to one day walk those streets...perhaps in the next year or two...now pass that bowl of cherries...smiles.ReplyDelete
And it's not even August...ReplyDelete
Nice article about Roma in the summer. And nice cherries!ReplyDelete
estate romana!!!bellissima città e ottimo cibo!ReplyDelete
Looking forward to meeting you then!!
Vero! Grazie e a presto.