Lazio

Travel in the Lazio region of Italy

Villa D’Este, Tivoli: The Most Famous Garden In Italy

Imagine a garden that tumbles down an entire hillside. With terraces, fountains and waterfalls, and sweeping views of the Roman countryside. This is the Villa d’Este, a grand country residence not far from Rome, with what is perhaps the most famous garden in Italy. The Historic Villas Of Tivoli Since classical times Tivoli has been …

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Soul Of Rome By Carolina Vincenti: Book Review

I’ve previously reviewed Secret Rome, a book which scratched beneath the city’s skin to find the places that even the locals don’t know about. But a new title – Soul of Rome from Jonglez Publishing – attempts a seemingly even more impossible quest. Here Carolina Vincenti identifies “30 exceptional experiences” that encapsulate the real Rome, …

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The Baths Of Diocletian And The National Roman Museum

Whether you are interested in ancient history, Roman remains or Renaissance architecture, you will enjoy the Baths of Diocletian in Rome. Once the largest thermal bath complex in the Roman empire, the site was later remodelled by Michelangelo to become a Carthusian monastery. And today Diocletian’s Baths are part of the National Roman Museum, and …

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