Italy travel guide: Travel tips, tours, "what to do" in region
The Colosseum in Rome - the largest amphitheatre in the world
Capital city: Rome
Provinces: Roma, Rieti, Viterbo, Frosinone, Latina
Latium is located in the central western Italy and stretches from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the western Apennines. The Roman Empire was founded here in Rome, the capital of Latium. This city, one of the most amazing cities in the world, a sort of open-air museum, is the capital city of Italy. It is known as the 'Eternal City' and it is also the capital of Christendom and Seat of the Vatican, in one word Rome is a unique place in the world
Latium is a land of great natural charm with an extraordinary variety of landscapes: wide beaches, great pinewoods, mountains like Terminillo (famous ski resort), gentle hills and expansive plains.
It is rich in culture, art, religion, archeology, artistic monuments that recall a long and extraordinary history.
Food & Wine: Even the Romans who lived here in the Imperial times were known as excellent wine producers. Some of the list of the top wines from Latium: Falesco, Casale del Giglio, Colle Picchioni, De Notari Frascati Superiore, Castel de Paolis, Colle Ticchio, Pallavicini Frascati Le Marmorelle Superiore, Bigi Est! Est! Est!!! di Montefiascone
Some culinary specialities: 'Spaghetti alla matriciana' (basically, tomato sauce infused with lots of bacon), 'Saltimboccha alla romana' (veal cutlets topped with ham and sage), 'Carciofi alla romana' (Roman style artichokes), 'Capitone' (Eel - a very common dish for the Christmas Eve)
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Itinerary: San Felice Circeo, Circeo National Park, Sabaudia
Wandering about the National Park of Circeo on the promontory where the legend of the sorceress Circe is still alive