Lazio, also known as Latium, is located on the west coast of Italy facing the Tyrrhenian Sea and it includes the capital of Italy, Rome. The provinces within Lazio are Rome, Rieti, Latina, Viterbo and Frosinone. The city of Rome is considered to be one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe with it's origins dating back to 750 BC. And Rome's culture and history is the prime reason that tourists are drawn to the Lazio Region. Lazio was also considered part of the Papal states and was governed by the Vatican until 1860. The largest park and lake in the area is Lake Bracciano which has a volcanic origin and is located 20 miles northwest of Rome. Lake Bracciano is one of the cleanest lakes in Italy because no motorized boats are allowed on the lake. Within the Latina Region is Parco Nazionale del Circeo, that is a national park that extends from the coast to the mountainous interior.

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Baia di Tor Caldara
Apartment Sleeps 4
Rates 30 - 130 EUR
Villa Baiera in Frascati
Farmhouse Sleeps 4
Rates 65 - 80 EUR
Rignano Flaminio
Vacation Home Sleeps 8
Rates 100 - 130 EUR
La Toretta Bed and Breakfast
B&B Sleeps 12
Rates 60 - 140 EUR
Girasolereale Reale
Apartment Sleeps 2
Rates 90 - 100 EUR
Relais Conte di Cavour de Luxe
Hotel Sleeps 15
Rates 65 - 175 EUR
Apartment Sleeps 4
Rates 45 - 70 EUR
Bed and Breakfast "Smart"
B&B Sleeps 6
Rates 40 - 105 EUR
Hotel Villa del Parco
Hotel Sleeps 60
Rates 70 - 114 EUR
B&B Cicerone 28
B&B Sleeps 20
Rates 50 - 160 EUR
La Casa di Pasquino
Apartment Sleeps 4
Rates 70 - 120 EUR
"Downtown Accomodation"
Hotel Sleeps 12
Rates 55 - 155 EUR
Penthouse Monteverde
Apartment Sleeps 6
Rates 38 - 75 EUR
Hotel Mari 2
Hotel Sleeps 30
Rates 35 - 220 EUR
Hotel Atlantico
Hotel Sleeps 136
Rates 174 - 266 EUR
Hotel Massimo d’Azeglio
Hotel Sleeps 370
Rates 192 - 400 EUR
Hotel Mediterraneo
Hotel Sleeps 502
Rates 150 - 432 EUR
Hotel Nord Nuova Roma
Hotel Sleeps 312
Rates 154 - 324 EUR
Hotel Piranesi
Hotel Sleeps 64
Rates 167 - 394 EUR
Romanico Palace Hotel
Hotel Sleeps 152
Rates 350 - 450 EUR
Veneto Palace Hotel
Hotel Sleeps 144
Rates 560 - 960 EUR
Casa Filomena
Cottage Sleeps 4
Rates 34 - 104 EUR
Fontana del Papa
B&B Sleeps 10
Rates 120 - 180 EUR

Lazio Vacations: Things to see while on vacation in Italy

Lazio, a region located in the central area of Italy, is bordered by the regions of Abruzzo, Umbria, Marche, Molise, Campania, Tuscany, as well as the Tyrrhenian Sea. The region also extends over the Tiber River and is well-known for its mountains, such as Monte Terminillo and its beaches, such as the Pontine Islands that consist of a number of magnificent beaches found just offshore of the Mediterranean. The capital of Lazio is Rome, which is also the capital of Italy and the biggest city in Italy. Rome makes up its own province in Lazio, Italy, along with the provinces of Latina, Viterbo, Frosinone and Rieti. Lazio has the third-largest population in Italy of approximately six million people; More than half of this population lives near or around Rome.

The center of Italy’s tourism and economics is found in Lazio because of the region’s destinations and monuments. Lazio is the home of Italian politics because both Parliament and the government are located there. Also, the region is considered the center for Catholicism because of the Vatican.Tourists appreciate how much cultural heritage exists in Lazio, which was once occupied by the ancient Etruscan civilization and ancient population of Latins. The history of Lazio often draws guests in more than the attractions because rich history can be found around almost every corner. Besides tourism, Lazio, Italy’s economy depends highly upon the production of grapes for wine, vegetables, fruits and olives for olive oil. Many people enjoy taking Lazio vacations throughout the year because of the numerous sites to see and various activities to participate in. Just visiting the city of Rome can keep visitors occupied for days at a time; Some visitors refer to Rome as the “Eternal City.”

In Rome, the Colosseum is among Lazio, Italy’s most enjoyable sites to see. The Colosseum is considered to be Italy’s top tourist attraction because 16,000 to 19,000 visitors per day come to see this monument. The original name for the Colosseum was the Flavian Amphitheatre, but it was then changed to the Colosseum during Medieval Times after the Colosso di Nerone, a large statue of Nero close to the monument. Another commonly visited site is located in the region of Viterbo. Viterbo holds the Basilica di Santa Cristina, a cathedral based in the eleventh century named after a female martyr who was tortured and eventually killed for her Christian faith. Santa Cristina’s story is retold each year on the 23rd and 24th of July by a group of actors. Since Lazio, Italy is one of the most populated regions in Italy, the Colosseum and the Basilica di Santa Cristina are only two of hundreds of places that both locals and non-locals can enjoy. For those wishing to vacation in Lazio, offers a wide variety of Lazio accommodations, including townhouse suites, farmhouses, villas, holiday resorts and cottages. Each Lazio accommodation offers its own unique experience for staying in the region. Book now and you will not regret taking your vacation in Lazio!