There are people and places that have seen Rome change witnessing its evolution for over a century. We are talking about the families owning the so-called Historical Stores of Excellence in Rome, keepers of stories unveiling an unknown Rome and unusual viewing angles, that, like punctuation marks, guide you along the typical tourist itineraries.
These stories deserve to be told. Those who have been and still are their protagonists offer you a glimpse of Rome's most authentic soul, linked to its territory and citizens.
Rome stories, a collective novel, gives them a voice. An appointment every two weeks with a Historical Store of Excellence to go beyond your tourist guide, and let these shops tell their Rome. You will see not just signs along the road, but lively places with memories and experiences.
Rome stories aims to build an emotional map of the city, to offer and invite you to discover its soul as well as its monuments and to restore travel’s meaning as a relationship and of meeting between people.
Story #1 L.A.R Lampshades since 1938
Story #2 Banchetti Sport
Story #3 Federico Buccellati
Story #5 Ditta Leone Limentani
Story #6 Babingtons
Story #7 Tebro Biancheria dal 1867
Long experience and high quality, handed down from generation to generation
Sportswear and design in general, but with that extra touch of elegance
Masterpieces of goldsmith's art, in the name of a historical family tradition and a unique style
Sweets and bakery in the name of tradition, experience, and creativity
Since 1820, a unique warehouse selling precious pottery displayed extravagantly
The art of serving tea passed down from generation to generation
Linens, silks and fine cottons: quality, style and customer care since 1867