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The Best of Rome and Lazio

Family Guide
Sailing on Lake Bracciano, about an hour north of Rome
Rome is a chaotic city with layers of history piled haphazardly one on top of the other. As well as famous sights, from the Colosseum to St Peter’s, explore the city’s maze of narrow streets, finding ancient Roman columns embedded in Renaissance palaces, Egyptian obelisks in Baroque fountains and dank pagan temples beneath flamboyant basilicas. Then head into Lazio, combining more culture with open countryside.

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Recreate a day in the life of an ancient Roman: shopping at Trajan’s Market, bathing at the Baths of ...

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