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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
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 … Open
In the region of Lazio, there is a famous elite resort, Sabaudia. Since its founding, it has been visited only by the richest millionaires. Now, you can meet world-famous musicians, film stars, politicians and other celebrities here. There are luxurious hotels, award-winning prestigious restaurants, upscale entertainment venues, and several top-rated sports centers.
Not far from them, there is the upscale resort of San Felice Circeo. Its main visitors are the representatives of aristocratic Italian families. At the resort, travelers can visit upscale yacht-centers, tennis courts, riding centers, and other sports complexes. The beach resort of Ladispoli is very popular with thrifty travelers. Its sandy coast is one of the cleanest and environmentally friendliest in the country. Despite such peculiarity, there are hotels and restaurants with reasonable prices at the resort. Ladispoli is also very popular with Italian people.
Lazio region is perfect for beach holidays, as there are beaches at sea, lake and even river. Each resort of the region has some unique distinguishing features; traditionally popular resort … Open
The region of Lazio is a famous wellness center. There are several modern thermal resorts on its territory. The most popular of them is Fuji. It is located in Rome, in a very beautiful hilly area. The springs with healing mineral water have been found here. The district is also famous for vast pine forests that give the air special healing properties. The first thermal resort was opened here hundreds of years ago. Now, tourists can visit the upscale thermal center and take different treatment procedures.
In the region, you can take a lot of interesting themed tours. One of the most popular is the excursion around the winery. The most beautiful vineyards are located in the Latina Province, in the south of the region. It is difficult to imagine that there were only big marshes here several hundred years ago. They were drained completely and started to be used as fertile lands for vineyards, along which everyone can walk now. There are several wineries that are also opened for visitors. In all the cities of Lazio, there are upscale national restaurants where tourists can taste popular national dishes. You can also taste many meat delicacies and rare cheeses in local markets.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lazio and surroundings

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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

Old Town of Rome

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Saint Petes Basilica is the most recognizable cathedral in the whole world. More than that, it is the largest Catholic cathedral in Europe. Rome is rich in ancient churches, there you can find about 900. Each has its own place in history. Piazza di Spagna is the best place for walks. The square has its name thanks to the Spain Embassy. It is surrounded by outstanding historical buildings, fountains and landscape compositions and luxurious shops. … 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
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Accor will open the first Mondrian hotel in Singapore in early 2023. The new hotel will be located in the prestigious part of the city – the Duxton Hill neighborhood. To make this launch come true, the famous hotelier decided to partner with Craig Road Property Holdings. Accor has been very serious about the expansion of its Mondrian brand recently. The company announced a joint venture with Ennismore, willing to create one of the fastest-growing lifestyle operators in the world, and Mondrian hotels are a part of this deal. Read this


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