Lazio is the Italian region with Rome, the capital of Italy. Properties for sale in the centre of Rome and on the Lazio coast are expensive, but inland, and around Lake Bolsena, prices average around 1,400 Euro per m2. Lazio is a much sought after region by second home buyers as getting there is made easy by two airports in Rome, and there is so much to do and enjoy when you are there. Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world, and properties in the capital, and on the coast of Lazio, offer attractive rental income from short term lets.
Lazio is a diverse, beautiful region with a long coastline, Apennine Mountains, lakes, thermal spas, fashion, history and art. Rome is seen by many as the birthplace of western civilization and Christian culture.
Lazio is the centre of the Italian political life with government and Parliament buildings in Rome.
The Vatican is the centre of the Catholic world, and throughout the region there are the traces of Roman civilization and, along the Tuscan border, Etruscan civilization.
In addition to its remarkable cultural heritage, Lazio also possesses fantastic natural monuments - specifically, its parks and natural reserves - the Circeo National Park, the Castelli Romani Regional Natural Park, the natural monument of the Garden of Ninfa and the Regional Natural Park of Appia Antica.