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Preparing your trip to Lazio: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Palazzo Farnese 1. Fans of beach vacations have to pay attention to trains connecting Rome with the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. You can get from the capital to the best beaches in just 30 minutes; the fare is about 1 euro.
2. Rome and other major cities of the region have the well-developed public transport system. Those who expect to spend much time in the capital and explore its different areas would find it profitable to buy a single ticket. It provides free ride on all types of public transport; you can buy a ticket at every machine at any stop of public transport.
3. The Gipsies are fairly common nuisance which threatens tourists in almost all cities of Lazio. They mingle at railway stations and public places kindly offering various services to tourists. It’s worth remembering that Gipsies necessarily require a fee for helping to use electronic or vending machine on the station.
4. Tourists who expect to have a quite walk through historic streets of Rome and bring back many beautiful pictures from holidays can get into difficulties. There are always many foreign visitors in the city, so you can only dream about walks in deserted places. It’s better to take photos of attractions early in the morning, when there are not so many people.
5. It’s not possible to explore famous region’s attractions quickly; be patient and prepare for long lines and numerous inspections. Don’t be surprised, if a customer service representative will ask to show the content of you bag; such measures of caution should be treated with understanding. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Travelers often purchase local cheese as a souvenir; specialty shops are found in almost all cities. Limoncello liquor is also popular; experienced travelers recommend to taste and buy it in Rome.
7. Currency exchange services are provided virtually in all local banks, but you couldn’t call it fast. It’s better to exchange money before you go or at the airport, as it will save your time.
Lazio is one of the most visited regions of Italy; there are more than 3,500 accommodation places on its territory. There are original and refined hotels in every town, so discerning … Open
8. During a walk around Rome, you can see small standpipes with drinking water on busy city streets and near attractions. The water is clean and completely safe, so don’t deny yourself the pleasure to quench your thirst on a hot day.
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What to visit being in Lazio - unique sights

The Catacombs of San Sebastiano

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
Many of these works of art belong to the 3 century. Visitors can admire them only with a guide. The catacombs have a length of several hundred meters. The place is very confusing, so usual visitors can get lost easily. Nearby there’s the amazing San Callisto dungeon characterized by the impressive scale and a variety of great religious artifacts. There is a papal crypt, where 9 pontiffs have been buried. The tomb of St. Cecilia is situated nearby. Amazing catacombs are real storehouses of Christian historical artifacts. … Read further

Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
The basilica was attended by a huge number of pilgrims, many of whom brought their generous gifts. In the 5th century, the basilica was completely looted and partially destroyed by vandals, but quickly recovered. Today is still a place to store the most important Christian relics. The sculpture of the Emperor Constantine, as well as busts of Saints Peter and Paul stand out of the other items in the temple. The walls are decorated with beautiful frescoes, and the floor is covered with artful mosaic. One of the main historical artifacts is the organ dating back to the 16th century. … Read further

Colosseum

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
Until recently, the unique antique attraction was available to tourists for free visits. But after the last reconstruction, the Coliseum is under state protection and can only be visited within the framework of organized excursions. Another great way to feel part of the ancient world is to visit one of the concerts or performances, taking place in the ancient arena. Particularly beautiful is the ancient sight in the evening, when it is decorated with carefully formed illumination. … Read further

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Travelling to Lazio - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Lazio. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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