Lazio, the cradle of Western civilization and Christian culture, offers varied landscapes. The region is known for the Lake of Bolsena, Etruscan sites and Roman archaeological sites, the Castelli Romani villages, the villas d'Este and Adriana of Tivoli. The coast of Lazio bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea offers beautiful sandy beaches. In southern Lazio and accessible by boat, the Pontine islands with clear waters and picturesque fishing villages offer breathtaking natural beauty. Kept well away from the pulse of mass tourism, the regions of Abruzzo and Molise whom historic and cultural heritage, biodiversity and unspoiled nature, handcrafts, enogastronomic traditions, contrasting landscapes will appeal to travelers looking for peace and authenticity.


The regional cuisine of Lazio, but of central Italy in general, is deeply rooted in popular traditions and strong in flavor. It is based on strong flavors typical of all these regions. Offal, feet, ears and snout of the pig, the bacon also called Guanciale occupy an important place in Roman cuisine, itself strongly influenced by Hebrew cuisine. Find more information in our gastronomic guide…



If you purchase the Roma Pass 2 days or 3 days, you will be granted 1 or 2 free entries for the city's museums or archaeological sites and a ticket to use the public transport network. The 3 days pass also gives a reduced rate ticket for the third visit of a museum or archaeological site and several reductions for cultural events in Rome and surroundings. Roma pass can be purchased online, in museums and archaeological sites participating to this offer and at the tourist information points.

Whilst renting a car is always a good way to visit the region, Rome itself is very well connected with the rest of Lazio by rail. For those wishing to visit central Rome, it's probably a good idea to park in the suburbs. The historic centre is best seen on foot, while sites of interest nearer the edge of the city can easily be reached by tram or metro.

By plane: Rome Fiumicino International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport
By train: Rome Termini Station