Rome, Latium & more
Castelli Romani, south of Rome
The area of the Castelli Romani (also called Colli Albani or Alban Hills) is located just outside the gates of Rome. The mild climate is ideal for relaxing in the country, trips to Rome (23 minutes by train), swimming at the sea (30 minutes by car) or hiking in the beautiful landscape around the two nearby bathing lakes Lago di Albano and Lago di Nemi...
Rome, the eternal City
Ancient Rome: The traces of ancient buildings in ancient Rome go back to the formation of Rome on the Palatine and the Roman Forum. These buildings tell of the centre of power on the Capitol, of economic events in the imperial forums, of the fights of the gladiators in the Colosseum, all signs of the superiority of the Roman Empire.
Christian Rome: Today, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican are the symbols of the Papal States.
The buildings of the Renaissance: Immeasurable treasures from the Baroque and Renaissance periods shape the cityscape of Rome. The numerous churches from this period as well as the Spanish Steps, elegant squares and decorative fountains invite you to linger and dream.
Villa Stauder - Holiday Home near Rome
The holiday home Villa Stauder, in the area of the Castelli Romani near Rome, is located in a park with many ornamental plants and an olive grove with more than 200 olive trees. From the viewing terraces of the two holiday apartments you can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding area and the sea. From the nearby train station, fast local trains run regularly to the center of Rome in about 23 minutes...
The Sea - south of Rome
On the Lazio coast, south of Rome, numerous beautiful towns and dreamlike bathing resorts await you. Visit San Felice Circeo, Sabaudia, Terracina, Sperlonga and Gaeta with the beautiful beaches. The culinary highlights of this area are fish and excellent crustaceans, masterfully prepared in the local cuisine.
Latium, northern part
The three lakes (Lago di Bolsena, Lago di Vito and Lago di Bracciano) in the north of Rome are a popular holiday destination and recreation area.The beautiful, large lake Lago di Bolsena offers various bathing resorts and cultural sights.Near this lake you can visit Orvieto (city on a steep rocky plateau) and Viterbo (city per popes), Pitigliano (Etruscan city), Cività di Bagnoregio (the dying city) and Bomarzo (with the park of the monsters).
No visit to Naples is complete without a free walking tour through the charming and vibrant old town, which impresses above all with its unique joie de vivre. Here you will also find the best pizza in the world. The narrow main street - Spaccanapoli - is the heart of the city and cuts through the historic centre of Naples. There are a number of churches, palazzi and historic houses in Naples - so it's no wonder that the old town of Naples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Around the Gulf of Naples there are beautiful islands, Mount Vesuvius and the Costa Amalfitana, an area that you should definitely have seen.
Latium, southern part
South of Rome there are culturally interesting towns such as Tivoli (Villa d'Este and Villa Adriana), then Subiaco (two Benedictine monasteries), Anagni (city of the popes), Palestrina (museum with the well-known Nile mosaic).You should also definitely go for a walk in the Ostia Antica (archaeological site) and Appia Antica (Roman road with ancient tombs) parks.