Lazio is dominated by the city of Rome—but it also has its share of hilltowns, wineries, lakes, mountains, and ancient ruins that lie outside the Eternal City
Everybody has heard of Rome, but relatively few realize it is in the region of Lazio (still called "Latium" by die-hard Latinists and old-school Brits).
Places in Lazio
A travel guide to the Eternal City
Tivoli's magnificent villas and gardens that once belonged Roman Emperors or Renaissance princes make for an easy and rewarding sidetrip from Rome
Just south of Rome, in the Alban Hills, lies a string of hilltowns, villages, and vineyards called the Castelli Romani
The Lazio Lakes of Bracciano, Vico, and Bolsena north of the city make for an excellent sidetrip from Rome, Italy