is in central Italy and is surrounded by Umbria, Toscana, Marches,
Abruzzo, Molise and Campania regions as well
as the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a hilly region with a varied
landscape. The main cities are Rome/Roma, Frosinone and Viterbo. Volcanic
lakes and hills, ruins, Rome, the Etruscan sites and cities, Vatican
City, castles this is an interesting and evocative region.
Rome is a given it is one of the most lovely, ancient and friendly
cities in the world
.it is filled with treasures unimagineable.
The piazzas, the fountains, the ruins, the food, the history
Rome is truly unforgettable. Once out of town, youll particularly
want to visit the Etruscan towns, tombs and ruins fascinating
to see and learn about. The Etruscan culture was amazingly forward
thinking and women had a great deal of social freedom not evident
in other societies.
The Castelli Romani area is beautiful and definitely worth a visit
very chic, great wine, lush countryside perfect. The
hill towns of Lazio are unique and pretty even surprising.
The seaside resorts of Lazio are wonderful (less known) and offer
a glimpse into the history of the area. Theres just so much
to see and do in Lazio
..it may take you a trip or two, but youll
discover that this area has much more to offer than simply Rome/Roma.
The food of Lazio is delicious and youll find vegetables, fruits,
olives, Ricotta and Pecorino cheeses, veal and mortadella on the table
find good wines like Frascati, Est Est Est, Nettuno, Circeo and Zagarolo
too. Make sure you try the fiori di zucca/zucchini flowers, penne
allarrabiata, spaghetti alla carbonara, bucatini allamatriciana
and the carciofi alla Romana/carciofi alla giudia while in Lazio.
Many of these dishes have an interesting history