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Lazio

The Lazio region is situated in the peninsular section of Italy. The region is divided into 5 provinces: Frosinone, Latina, Rieti, Rome and Viterbo and is, of course, home for country's capital, Rome, Italy's largest city. Lazio is bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea, with its sandy beaches and, even if it's mainly a flat region, there are still some small mountain areas that characterize this Italian region. There are many things visitors can do in Lazio, from visiting Natural Reserves or lakes, such as the Monte Rufeno Reserve or Lake Bolsena, to getting a glimpse of Italy's history by visiting the beautiful cities of this region.

  1. Frosinone

    The Province of Frosinone is a province in the region Lazio in Italy. It is made out of 91 comuni and it is a very beautiful province thanks to the many green countryside areas. Through the province of Frosinone runs the Cosa River, an important part of Frosinone's history, many necropolis were found alongside this river. Other main sites of the province include the Caverns of Pastena, the Caves of Collepardo, mountains and hills, but medieval buildings as well, such as churches and cathedrals, historic monuments, palaces and more.
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  2. Latina

    The Province of Latina, part of the Lazio region, is made out of 33 comuni and it is the smallest province in the region. The Latina province is characterized by the mountains it includes, these are the Aurunci, Lepini and Ausoni mountains, but it is also famous for the Pontine lands and Pontine islands. These islands, formerly used as penitentiaries, are now famous among tourists, after being turned into tourists summer resorts.The cities most famous for their history in this province are Gaeta and Formia, formerly part of the Kingdom of Naples, now home for the province's main port.
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  3. Rieti

    The Province of Rieti, made out of 73 comuni, is part of the Lazio region, in Italy. The capital city of the province, Rieti, is considered to be the "Centre of Italy", thanks to its geographical position. Founded in 1927, this beautiful province is famous for it's splendid mountainous landscapes, but also for the fact that it became the residence of the Popes. The province of Rieti is characterized by many castles, fortresses and Franciscan sanctuaries, but also by protected natural oases, nature reserves, lakes and valleys. Few people know this, but underground Rieti is the site where ancient Roman viaducts, built in the 3rd Century BC, are still preserved.
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  4. Rome

    The Province of Rome, one of the five provinces in the region of Lazio and the country's capital, is probably the most characteristic province for Italy. Hills, lakes, rivers and vineyards are what make Rome a very special place, but history, art and tradition characterize it as well. Nature reserves, parks and breathtaking landscapes are what make Rome a place worth visiting, and there are some Italian tourist attractions worth mentioning: aqueducts, imperial residences, archaeology sites, ancient castles and so on. And, since all roads lead to Rome, we can't forget about the Vatican City, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Bridge of Angels, catacombs, monuments, statues and so much more.
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  5. Viterbo

    The Province of Viterbo is a province situated in the Lazio region of Italy. Bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea in the west, Viterbo is a popular tourist destination thanks to the many sandy beaches. Imagine spending a vacation in the ancient city of Tarquinia, looking at the panoramic view from the top of the Tarquinia Alta Hill or visiting the 200 graves of the Etruscan necropolis, just to have a 'taste' of Italy's history. Palaces, small towns, Churches of Santa Maria Maggiore - the oldest churches in Tuscania - and so much more characterize the province of Viterbo.
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