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Lazio is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy, situated in the central peninsular section of the country. With about 5.7 million residents and a GDP of more than 170 billion euros, Lazio is the third most populated region of Italy, and has the second largest economy of the nation. Its capital is Rome, capital and largest city of Italy.

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Anagni24 photos

Anagni (5)
AnagniLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 44′ 33″ N, 13° 9′ 27″ E

Anagni, with the Duomo Santa Maria, is the birth place of the pope Boniface VIII in the 13th century. The Crypt of San Magno has frescoes from the 12th and 13th centuries. [Read more]

Anguillara Sabazia82 photos

Anguillara Sabazia (266)
Anguillara SabaziaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 5′ 39″ N, 12° 16′ 12″ E

Anguillara Sabazia is a town in the Lazio, around 30 km north-west of Rome. It nestles on a small cape on the coast of the Lake Bracciano. The lake owes its origin to intense volcanic activity from 600,000 to 40,000 years before present, which… [Read more]

Ariccia5 photos

Ariccia (3)
AricciaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 43′ 16″ N, 12° 40′ 19″ E

Ariccia is a town and comune in the Province of Rome. It is in the Alban Hills of the Lazio region and could be considered an extension of Rome’s southeastern suburbs. One of the Castelli Romani towns, Ariccia is located in the regional park known… [Read more]

Arsoli32 photos

Arsoli (72)
ArsoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 2′ 28″ N, 13° 1′ 11″ E

Arsoli, in the province of Rome, dates back to the 11th century and has nice narrow ancient streets, a medieval centre still preserved, as well as a castle, once a possession of the Benedictine Order. The castle is built at the end of a spur,… [Read more]

Artena14 photos

Artena (93)
ArtenaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 44′ 18″ N, 12° 54′ 52″ E

Artena is a village 30 km of Rome, situated in the north-west of Monti Lepini, in the upper valley of the Sacco River. On the mountain above the village are the fine remains of the fortifications of a city built in a very primitive style, in… [Read more]

Bagnoregio75 photos

Bagnoregio (298)
BagnoregioLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 37′ 38″ N, 12° 6′ 43″ E

Bagnoregio is located about 90 km north-west of Rome and about 28 km north of Viterbo. Anciently it was called Novempagi and Balneum Regium, whence the medieval name of Bagnorea. During the barbarian invasions of Italy, between the 6th and 9th[Read more]

Bolsena31 photos

Bolsena (45)
BolsenaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 38′ 47″ N, 11° 59′ 8″ E

Bolsena is a town in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. It is 10 km north-north west of Montefiascone and 36 km north-west of Viterbo. The ancient Via Cassia follows the lake shore for some distance,… [Read more]

Bomarzo92 photos

Parco dei Mostri (19)
BomarzoLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 29′ 30″ N, 12° 14′ 51″ E

The Parco dei Mostri in the Sacro Bosco close to Bomarzowas created between 1522 and 1580 by Duke Vicino Orsini. The park of Bomarzo was intended not to please, but to astonish. The sphinx at the entrance of the Park of the Monsters is the work of … [Read more]

Calcata106 photos

Calcata (184)
CalcataLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 12′ 59″ N, 12° 25′ 9″ E

Calcata, in the Province of Viterbo, is located 50 km north of Rome over the valley of the Treja River. In the 1930s, the fortified centre was condemned by the government who feared that the volcanic cliffs would collapse. In the 1960s, the emptied… [Read more]

Cantalice52 photos

Cantalice (348)
CantaliceLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 28′ 3″ N, 12° 54′ 16″ E

Cantalice is a town in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Latium, located about 70 km north-east of Rome and about 8 km north-east of Rieti. [Read more]

Capodimonte48 photos

Capodimonte (207)
CapodimonteLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 32′ 60″ N, 11° 54′ 39″ E

Capodimonte is a village in the Lazio, located about 90 km north-west of Rome and about 20 km north-west of Viterbo. It is on the south-western shore of Lake Bolsena. In contrast to the other communities on the lake, Capodimonte has a headland with… [Read more]

Caprarola43 photos

Caprarola (105)
CaprarolaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 19′ 42″ N, 12° 14′ 14″ E

The Palazzo Farnese located in the medieval village of Caprarola was designed by Vignola and built between 1559 and 1575. It takes its pentagonal shape from the foundations of a fortress designed by Antonio da Sangollo. The frescoes are from the … [Read more]

Cervara di Roma60 photos

Cervara di Roma (94)
Cervara di RomaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 59′ 19″ N, 13° 4′ 0″ E

Cervara di Roma, located about 50 km east of Rome, was founded by Benedictine Monks in the 8th or 9th century. The historic centre of Cervara, this small picturesque hill town which faces the Simbruini Mountains, can only be reached by foot after a… [Read more]

Cerveteri83 photos

Cerveteri (173)
CerveteriLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 0′ 22″ N, 12° 6′ 2″ E

The Necropolis della Banditaccia in Cerveteri, which has been declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the necropolis in Tarquinia covers an area of 400 ha with a total of 1,000 tombs. It is the largest ancient necropolis in the… [Read more]

Farnese65 photos

Farnese (4)
FarneseLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 32′ 54″ N, 11° 43′ 25″ E

Farnese in the Province of Viterbo is located about 100 km north-west of Rome and about 35 km north-west of Viterbo and is the origin of the influential Farnese family in Renaissance Italy. Its most important members include Pope Paul III and the … [Read more]

Fossanova65 photos

Fossanova (218)
FossanovaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 26′ 18″ N, 13° 11′ 43″ E

Fossanova Abbey is located about 100 km south-east of Rome. It is the finest example of a Cistercian Abbey and of the Burgundian Early Gothic style in Italy. It dates from the end of the 12th to the end of the 13th century. St Thomas Aquinas died… [Read more]

Gaeta9 photos

Gaeta (16)
GaetaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 12′ 31″ N, 13° 35′ 13″ E

Gaeta is a city and municipality in the province of Latina, in Lazio. Set on a promontory stretching towards the Gulf of Gaeta, it is 120 km from Rome and 80 km from Naples. The town has played a conspicuous part in military history: its… [Read more]

Genazzano20 photos

Genazzano (10)
GenazzanoLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 50′ 6″ N, 12° 58′ 26″ E

Genazzano, is a town in the province of Rome, starting from the Monti Prenestini, ends on the Sacco River valley. In the 11th century it was a fief of the Colonna family who, from their Baronal Palace, controlled the road from Naples to Rome. It is… [Read more]

Grottaferrata60 photos

Abbazia di San Nilo (124)
GrottaferrataLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 47′ 8″ N, 12° 40′ 1″ E

Grottaferrata is a small town situated on the lower slopes of the Alban Hills, 20 km south east of Rome. The Abbey of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (also known as Abbazia di San Nilo) is one of the main monuments of Lazio. The monastery has several… [Read more]

Isola Sacra12 photos

Isola Sacra (12)
Isola SacraLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 46′ 8″ N, 12° 15′ 51″ E

The Isola Sacra Necropolis was the first large-scale pagan cemetery of Roman Imperial times to be excavated. The excavator-in-chief of most of Isola Sacra was Guido Calza. The necropolis was found on the manmade island of Isola Sacra, which lies… [Read more]

Labro47 photos

Labro (134)
LabroLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 31′ 33″ N, 12° 47′ 60″ E

Labro, a municipality in the Italian region Latium, is located about 70 km north-east of Rome and about 15 km north-west of Rieti. [Read more]

Ladispoli51 photos

Ladispoli (213)
LadispoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 56′ 0″ N, 12° 6′ 9″ E

Ladispoli occupies the area of the ancient Alsium, the port of the Etruscan city of Cerveteri. It was destroyed in the 6th century, during the Gothic War, by the Ostrogoths led by Totila. Later a castle, named Palo, was built in the area. It was a… [Read more]

Montecassino Abbey18 photos

Montecassino (24)
Montecassino AbbeyLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 29′ 20″ N, 13° 48′ 47″ E

The Abbey of Montecassino located on a hill close to Cassino, was founded around 529 by St Benedict. Considered as an important centre of learning since the 8th century, it became in the 11th century one of the richest monastries in Europe. It was… [Read more]

Montefiascone84 photos

Montefiascone (28)
MontefiasconeLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 32′ 27″ N, 12° 2′ 8″ E

Montefiascone is perched on the edge of a hill south-east of Lake Bolsena. The name of the city derives from that of the Falisci (Mons Faliscorum, “Mountain of the Falisci”). Later, it was controlled by the Etruscans. The first documents mentioning … [Read more]

Norchia32 photos

Norchia (62)
NorchiaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 20′ 22″ N, 11° 56′ 43″ E

Norchia is an ancient Etruscan city with an adjacent necropolis which reached its high point between the 4th and 2nd centuries B.C. The tombs are generally constructed from large blocks of tuff carved directly into the cliff, and are entered from… [Read more]

Patrica46 photos

Patrica (178)
PatricaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 35′ 29″ N, 13° 14′ 35″ E

Patrica is a village in the Italian region Lazio, located about 70 km south-east of Rome and about 10 km south-west of Frosinone. It is part of Ciociaria, not far from the Monti Lepini. [Read more]

Ponza223 photos

Ponza (924)
PonzaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 53′ 39″ N, 12° 57′ 54″ E

Isola Di Ponza is the largest of the Italian Pontine Islands (which are the remains of extinct volcanos), located 33 km south of Cape Circeo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island was inhabited from Neolithic through Roman times. According to local… [Read more]

Priverno12 photos

Priverno (10)
PrivernoLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 28′ 24″ N, 13° 10′ 55″ E

Priverno was a flourishing Volscian site near the Via Appia, conquered and destroyed by the Romans in the late 4th century BC. It includes the Communal Palace of the 13th century, with the Dolphin Fountain by Giuseppe Olivieri. Nearby is the Abbey[Read more]

Roccantica20 photos

Roccantica (42)
RoccanticaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 19′ 15″ N, 12° 41′ 38″ E

Roccantica is an Italian commune in the province of Rieti in the Lazio region. Roccantica is 68 km north of Rome and 35 km southwest of Rieti. It is located in the High Sabina, the mountainous region between Rieti and the valley of the Tiber. The… [Read more]

Rocchette38 photos

Rocchette (214)
RocchetteLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 22′ 28″ N, 12° 37′ 31″ E

Rocchette is a village located in the heart of Sabina in the Lazio. A few kilometres from the border with Umbria, the twin strongholds of Rocchette and Rocchettine are overlooking the gorge of the Laia River. The environment around the… [Read more]

Rome2,321 photos

Roman Forum (162)
Roman ForumRome - Lazio - Italy

Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the homonymous province and of the region of Lazio. With 2.7 million residents in 1,285.3 km², it is also the country’s largest and most populated municipality and fourth most populous city in the European[Read more]

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San Guiliano11 photos

Necropolis di San Guiliano (3)
San GuilianoLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 15′ 40″ N, 12° 4′ 55″ E

San Guiliano is an Etruscan centre 2 km north-east of Barbarano Romano. The most important tombs found in the necropolis of Cuccumella del Caiolo are the Tumulus of Caiolo (Tumulo del Caiolo), the Tomb of the Beds (Tomba dei Letti), the Porched[Read more]

Santa Severa30 photos

Santa Severa (76)
Santa SeveraLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 0′ 57″ N, 11° 57′ 25″ E

Santa Severa is part of the municipality of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome. It is a small sea resort on the Via Aurelia, 8 km south of Santa Marinella and 50 km north of Rome. It takes its name from the 2nd century Christian martyr. The… [Read more]

Sperlonga46 photos

Sperlonga (30)
SperlongaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 15′ 24″ N, 13° 26′ 10″ E

Sperlonga is a coastal town about half way between Rome and Naples. Surrounding towns include Terracina to the West, Fondi to the North, Itri to the North-East, and Gaeta to the East. Sperlonga was an ancient Roman resort: Emperor Tiberius built… [Read more]

Sutri44 photos

Sutri (20)
SutriLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 14′ 23″ N, 12° 13′ 42″ E

Sutri (ancient Sutrium) occupied an important position on road into Etruria, the later Via Cassia. It came into the hands of Rome after the fall of Veii, and a Latin colony was founded there until it was lost again in 386 BC, recovered and… [Read more]

Tarquinia36 photos

Tarquinia (83)
TarquiniaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 14′ 53″ N, 11° 46′ 26″ E

Tarquinia was the chief of the twelve cities of Etruria, and appears in the earliest history of Rome as the home of two of its kings, Tarquinius Priscus and Tarquinius Superbus. It is known for the Etruscan necropolises, with some 6,000 tombs, 60… [Read more]

Terracina57 photos

Terracina (27)
TerracinaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 17′ 30″ N, 13° 14′ 56″ E

Terracina was also called Volscian Anxur which is the name of Jupiter himself as a youth (Iuppiter Anxur or Anxurus), the tutelary god of the city. The construction of the Via Appia in 312 BC as well as the Via Severiana, from Ostia to Terracina,… [Read more]

Tivoli152 photos

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TivoliLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 57′ 45″ N, 12° 47′ 49″ E

Tivoli, the classical Tibur, is an ancient town in Lazio, about 30 km from Rome, at the falls of the Aniene River, where it issues from the Sabine hills. [Read more]

Toffia40 photos

Toffia (264)
ToffiaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 12′ 44″ N, 12° 45′ 5″ E

Toffia is a village in the Province of Rieti in the Italian region Lazio, located about 40 km north-east of Rome and about 25 km south-west of Rieti. [Read more]

Tolfa31 photos

Tolfa (30)
TolfaLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 9′ 11″ N, 11° 56′ 19″ E

Tolfa is a town of the Province of Rome. It is the main centre in the Tolfa Mountains, an extinct volcanic group between Civitavecchia and the Lake of Bracciano. [Read more]

Ventotene172 photos

Ventotene (478)
VentoteneLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 40° 47′ 51″ N, 13° 26′ 1″ E

Ventotene, in Roman times known as Pandateria, is one of the Pontine Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, 46 km off the coast of Gaeta right at the border between Lazio and Campania. The island, the remains of an ancient volcano, is elongated, with a… [Read more]

Vigna di Valle131 photos

Museo Aeronautica (142)
Vigna di ValleLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 5′ 7″ N, 12° 13′ 6″ E

The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) is the air force of the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana). It has held a prominent role in modern Italian military history and its Aerobatic display team is the Frecce Tricolori. [Read more]

Viterbo44 photos

Viterbo (237)
ViterboLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 24′ 56″ N, 12° 6′ 5″ E

Viterbo is an ancient city approximately 80 km north of Rome on the Via Cassia, and it is surrounded by the Monti Cimini and Monti Volsini. The historic centre of the city is surrounded by medieval walls, still intact, built during the 11th and 12th[Read more]

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Roman Forum (162)
Roman ForumRome - Lazio - Italy

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