Lazio

Travel in the Lazio region of Italy

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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UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Lazio (And The Vatican)

Of Italy’s 58 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, five are located wholly or partly within the region of Lazio. Of course, the most famous is the Historic Centre of Rome, taking in the whole of the Vatican City. But how many of the others have you visited? Here is a complete list of the World Heritage …

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Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome: Book Review

Long distance walks are one of my favourite ways to explore, a completely different perspective on a country’s culture, countryside and communities. I’ve done a few of these walks in England, but none yet in Italy. But a new guide from Cicerone, Walking The Via Francigena From Lucca To Rome, could be just the inspiration …

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