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The Lazio region

The Lazio region is one of the most visited regions of Italy. Why is Lazio so popular with tourists?

  • The capital and largest city of Italy, Rome is located in the Lazio region (with all the sights).
  • The Vatican is also located in the Lazio region.
  • There are good, sandy beaches by the sea in Lazio.
  • There are even ski resorts in the mountains in Lazio (in winter).

Lazio has borders with other regions: Tuscany, Umbria, and Marche to the north, Abruzzo and Molise to the east, Campania to the south, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.

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The length of the Mediterranean coast in the Lazio region is approximately 360 kilometers. The distance from Rome to the coast is about 30 kilometers. There are beaches and resort towns on the coast. For example: Fregene, Santa Marinella, Santa Severa.

Tourist information about Lazio region

There are many places in the Lazio region that will be interesting for tourists to visit. You can find basic information on this page.

Rome. Rome is closely linked to European history and European culture. Must see: Colosseum, Pantheon, Roman Forum, Vatican Museums. Good shopping spots can be found along Via Corsa Street.
You can find more information about Rome here.

Vatican. The Vatican is an independent state located on the territory of the city of Rome. If you are in Rome, we recommend that you visit the Vatican Museums. You will see unique art and cultural treasures there.
See also: Vatican St. Peter's Basilica.

Distance from Rome to some cities in Italy:

  • Rome - Naples - 220 kilometers.
  • Rome - Florence - 290 kilometers.
  • Rome - Rimini - 360 kilometers.
  • Rome - Venice - 520 kilometers.

Ostia. Ostia (Lido di Ostia) is the coastal part of the municipality of Rome Capital, which includes the districts of Lido di Ostia Ponente, Lido di Ostia Levante and Lido di Castel Fusano. By the sea, there are good beaches in the Ostia district. This is the closest beach holiday destination for the residents of Rome. The beaches are easily accessible from the center of Rome by public transport. There are both paid and free beaches.

Civita di Bagnoregio. Civita di Bagnoregio is picturesque, small village, one of the most suggestive places in Lazio. The old town is included in the association of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Since June 2013, access to Borgo di Civita has been paid. It is about 120 kilometres (75 mi) north of Rome.

The Circeo National Park. The park extends between the cities of Terracina and Anzio. The National Park has not only natural beautiful places, but also a large sandy beach.

Rome Fiumicino airport. Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, better known as Fiumicino airport, is the main airport of the region. Most tourists arrive in Lazio (and Rome) via this airport. The distance from the airport to Rome city center is approximately 30 kilometers.
You can find more information here.

Civitavecchia port. The port of Civitavecchia is also in the Lazio region. The port is also used for passenger traffic. The cruise and ferry terminals are located in the port. Cruise ship passengers have the opportunity to visit Rome and the Vatican.
The distance from the Civitavecchia port to the Fiumicino airport is 68 kilometers, to the city center of Rome - 77 kilometers.

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