Rome & Lazio

Colosseum in RomeThis category includes posts about the Italian capital city of Rome and its region of Lazio.

There are many destinations in Lazio that are worth a day trip from Rome. Browse the links below for Rome and Lazio travel ideas:

Also, check out the Rome and Lazio — posts where the city and region are secondary to the primary category, i.e., art itineraries, news, etc.

Don’t Stress About a Long Layover in Rome. Go Here.

Forget the business lounge! This is the most relaxing way to cap off a stay in Rome.

Best New Hotels in Rome

Love that new hotel smell, especially when it's in Rome.

The Many Joys of Running in Rome

Rome is not only the best city for running in Italy. It's quite possibly the best running city in the world. Here's why.

Easter in Rome: When, Where, and How to See Mass During Holy Week

Easter season is one of the best times to visit Rome. Here's how you can plan your visit to Rome and Vatican during Holy Week.

Mausoleum of Augustus to Reopen in Rome

One of the most important monuments of Ancient Rome, the Mausoleum of Augustus, will reopen to the public in 2021.

Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica

Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here's how to get tickets and prepare for Midnight Mass.

Caravaggio Guide to Rome

There are few artists in history who inspire intrigue quite like Caravaggio. Here's where to find his works in Rome.

Roman Quarantine, Remembered in Watercolor

Learn more about the Roman artist who lovingly chronicled the quarantine in watercolors.

Trevi Fountain: Origins and Traditions of Rome’s Most Famous Fountain

The history behind the Trevi Fountain, one of the most beautiful and best-known fountains in the world.

Albertone 100: Rome Celebrates Alberto Sordi

Actor and life-long Roman Alberto Sordi was born in 1920. His home in Rome will open to the public to mark the centennial of his birth.

Raphael: Where to See His Works in Italy

Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.

Bernini: The Baroque Artist Whose Designs Define Rome

Get to know the works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the Baroque artist whose works are some of the most famous pieces of art in Rome.

On Top of the World: Visiting St. Peter’s Dome [Review]

See Rome and Vatican City from a new perspective with a tour of St. Peter's dome.

NASA History in Rome: The Birthplace of Michael Collins

Visiting Rome is always a history lesson. But many people -- even Romans -- don't know that Rome played a small part in the history of NASA and the ...

Fountains in Rome: Look But Don’t Leap

Admire Rome's beautiful, historic fountains. But absolutely DO NOT swim, wade, or cool off in them.

Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy

Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here's where to find them in Italy.

Rome Wasn’t Built In a Day. So How Long Did It Take?

Rome wasn't built in a day but over thousands of years. Here's how long it took to build some of the Eternal City's most famous attractions.

Rome to Pompeii: Book a Tour or Plan Your Own Day Trip to Pompeii from Rome

Should you take a day trip to Pompeii from Rome? This post helps you decide whether you want to do a DIY day trip to Pompeii or take a guided group ...

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