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Sightseeing in Lazio - what to see. Complete travel guide

Lazio is the most famous region of Italy. Popular resorts visited by tourists from all over the world are situated there. Every city in the region is unique and interesting in its own way. San Felice Circeo is rich in historical and natural attractions. It is located at the foothills of Circeo; the most curious tourists would have an opportunity to climb the mountain and see the ruins of an ancient fortress. There are lots of amazing things at the foot of the mountain, including beautiful green trees and dozens of caves explored by researchers. The city has a beautiful national park striking with diverse local flora and fauna. There are more than two hundred varieties of birds in these places.
Riviera di Lazio remains one of the most vibrant and beautiful resorts of Italy; it is the perfect place for those preferring to spend a significant part of the holiday on a beach. The most … Open
The small seaside town of Gaeta in ancient times was the cause of wars and was taken over by Sicilian, Swabian and Aragonese conquerors. Each period of turbulent history has left a cultural mark; its narrow streets keep atmosphere of the Middle Ages. The city has preserved ruins of ancient buildings, which are its main landmarkss. However, tourists aren’t attracted by historical sights, but by beautiful beaches and scenic nature of Gaeta. Fans of eco-tourism won’t find a better place to stay.
Tarrachina would appeal to those who want to enjoy the beach holiday. The beautiful promenade stretches along the coastline; during summer, you can see restaurants and cafes there. The city also has the historic center with numerous unique monuments. The suburban area is famous due to the Maiami Beach water park; it will be interesting for both children and adults. A number of pools, fun rides and slides, as well as hot tubs and a leisurely river make the rest amazing. The city has a great diving center where beginners can learn the basics of scuba diving and experienced divers can take part in excursions to the most beautiful places to explore the underwater world. Copyright
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lazio
♥   Castle 'Caetani Castle' Sermoneta, 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Isoletta' Arce, 26.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca Abbaziale' Subiaco, 31.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello Theodoli' Sambuci, 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca Pia' Tivoli, 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lazio
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Circeo' , 38 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Municipal Park 'La ENEA' , 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise' , 68.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga' , 101.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Maiella' , 102.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Lazio from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Archivum Secretum Apostolicum Vaticanum

From the series “Forbidden construction objects with label "Access denied"”
According to official data, the archive was founded in the early 17th century, however, many believe that the repository was built several hundred years earlier. Scientists had access to the archive for the first time in 1881, and today some documents of the archive are periodically opened for general access. Each year, the Vatican Secret Archive is visited by about 1500 scientists from around the world, the only way to see its priceless artifacts is to do a scientific research and prove the church its scientific importance. … Read further

St. Peter’s Basilica

From the series “ Survived artifacts of early Christian civilization”
The ancient Christian church managed to keep its main shrine - the relics of St. Peter. Pilgrims from around the world come here to worship. Those who have never had religious aspirations will also find it interesting to visit the cathedral. Visitors can admire beautiful sculptures in the antique style that depict holy preachers, and admire painted domes and frescoes. The majestic cathedral has many secrets that visitors will know during the tour. Literally every reconstruction discovers new artistic masterpieces within walls of the basilica. … Read further

Fontana di Trevi

From the series “The most spectacular fountains in the world”
The antique sculptures, adorning the Trevi Fountain, harmonize with the façade of the ancient palace, which makes the fountain even more irresistible. In the middle of the sculpture composition of the fountain is the statue of the ancient god Neptune, surrounded by the incredibly beautiful bas-reliefs and allegorical figures. The ancient Trevi Fountain also attracts the couples who wish to perpetuate their feelings. In the right part of the fountain there are the so-called 'Lieberöhrchen'. When you drink the water from them, the love bands become indestructible. … Read further
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