The region of Lazio is largely overlooked in favour of Rome, however there is a lot to see and do here through Italy Customized Tours. The Italy customized tours provides you access to the Lazio region food, scenary, facts, and history while immersing you in the elegance of a less known Roman history.
Visit enchanting hamlets and towns
The Lazio region map is dotted with ancient hamlets and towns that will take your breath away. For instance, the historic town of Viterbo has a stunning, well-preserved medieval centre, Civita di Bagnoregio. Also, it clings precariously to a crumbling cliff, Cervara di Roma where the streets are filled with sculptures and murals created by international artists. Heading to the coast, the resorts of Gaeta and Sperlonga are highly recommended and should be included in your visit.
Admire ancient Roman ruins
If you want to explore an ancient Roman city without having to elbow your way through, head to Ostia Antica. It is only a short train ride from the eternal capital city. There you can see one of the best archaeological sites in the region, Rome’s ruined port. Your eyes will be arrested by well-preserved buildings, streets, mosaics and frescoes. Italy customized tours also offers you a glimpse of the opulent life of a Roman Emperor at the Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli. The Emperor created this country residence with no expense spared. Elegantly, Hadrian created imposing statues, marble pavements, mosaics and other reminders of the bygone glory that are truly impressive.
See the lakes
Within an hour drive from the Italian capital lies the Lazio Lake district. The Lazio region Italy map will show you the beautiful Lakes of Bracciano, Vico, Martignano and Bolsena which fill the craters of extinct volcanoes. The lakes offer a great getaway from the sizzling summer heat of Rome as it is surrounded by medieval towns and olive groves. Our Italy customized tours offers you close to Rome both Lake Nemi and Lake Albano. For centuries, beloved by a succession of Popes, they escaped there for a breath of fresh air and tranquillity. Indeed you can take a dip while admiring the views surrounding you. Plan on exploring the appealing churches and small museums. Just ask our tour designers while they put together your Italy customized tour for their recommendations. Certainly, you will not want to miss this.
Explore Etruscan sites
Lazio boasts some of the best Etruscan sites in Italy. The Etruscan necropoli of Sutri has 64 Etruscan tombs dating back to the 6th to 4th centuries B.C. The impressive necropolis at Cerveteri is composed of many of stone tombs. Additionally, the site in Tarquinia is famous for its 200 tombs containing stunning wall paintings.