Destination guide

Lazio – an Italian feast to remember

If Lazio were a trattoria, the menu would be the most enticing in Italy. Choose from rugged volcanic mountains studded by sleepy hill towns and their cathedrals. Follow that with a feast of Roman proportions – the mighty Colosseum, the Pantheon, imperial tombs. Add sides of Vatican treasures by masters of their craft, bearing names like da Vinci and Caravaggio. Then sample volcanic lake waters – where windsurfers whiz this way and that – and glorious Blue Flag beaches. Reserve your table with Lazio vacation rentals, which range from pool-ready hill villas to historic boltholes in Rome.


Striking lines from the bucket list in Lazio

A bucket list simply isn't a bucket list without a mention of the Eternal City. Lazio vacation rentals close to Rome are your chance to see world-famous wonders like the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Vatican Museum. Hop-on, hop-off bus routes, guided history walks and foodie tours all combine to really help you unravel that layer cake of culture. Not a city lover? No worries – Lazio also climbs to mountains and drops to volcanic lakes. You can go boating on Bolsena or strap on hiking boots in the Sabine Hills, bathe in hot springs or cycle through verdant valleys filled with vineyards.


Never an off time in Lazio

Rome's eternal draws mean that Lazio is a real year-round destination. Even when the icy winds and snows of winter come, between December and March, culture vultures flock to the region to see great sights. More come when the sun shines, though. Spring, in May, starts the rush, while the months between June and August see Lazio vacation rentals with pools and countryside views fill to bursting with families and couples.

Natural features

Lowlands to highlands in Lazio

Lazio is a huge cut-out of central Italy, wedged between Campania to the south, and Tuscany and Umbria to the north. In the west, it starts with beaches like Sperlonga, where high cliffs rise from a rolling sea. From that, the wide Campagna plain spreads out, a flat swathe of farms and towns that's carved through by the winding River Tiber and home to mighty Rome itself. Further west are the mountains. Called the Pre-Apennines, they shoot up all around the capital, soaring to over 2,000 meters and hiding cobalt-blue volcano lakes within.

Where to stay around Lazio?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12,845 vacation rentals near Lazio. From 1,989 Houses to 1,048 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lazio for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lazio?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lazio. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Rome: 9,826 vacation rentals
  • Rome Termini Station: 9,466 vacation rentals
  • Trastevere: 3,427 vacation rentals
  • Centro Storico: 5,176 vacation rentals
  • Spanish Steps: 9,460 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lazio! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lazio?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lazio:

  • Rome: 9,826 rentals
  • Civitavecchia: 147 rentals
  • Gaeta: 669 rentals
  • Sperlonga: 633 rentals
  • Santa Marinella: 243 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Lazio?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Lazio are:

  • Fiumicino Airport (FCO): 9,149 vacation rentals
  • Ciampino Airport (CIA): 9,373 vacation rentals
  • Frosinone (QFR-Girolamo Moscardini): 133 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lazio?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lazio. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rome Termini Station: 9,466 rentals
  • Spanish Steps: 9,460 rentals
  • Rome Trastevere Station: 9,437 rentals
  • Trevi Fountain: 9,450 rentals
  • Piazza Navona: 9,462 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lazio listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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