Italy - Rome & Laziome & Lazio (PDF Chapter)
This is the Rome & Lazio chapter from Lonely Planet’s Italy guidebook.
Rome has been mesmerising travellers for millennia and still casts a powerful spell. Its roman-tic cityscape, piled high with martial ruins and iconic monuments, is achingly beautiful, and its mu-seums and basilicas showcase some of the world’s most celebrated masterpieces.
- get your first spine-tingling glimpse of Rome’s great gladiatorial arena, the Colosseum
- marvel at Michelangelo’s legendary frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, at the heart of the Vati-can Museums
- gaze heavenwards in the extraordinary Roman temple of the Pantheon
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Rome, History, Sights, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Lazio, Tivoli, Viterbo, Castelli Romani, South Coast, Isole Pontine.