The Lazio region enjoys less prominence than Tuscany , but is just as beautiful. The region is the cradle of Western civilization and Christian culture , of lakes and legends , of spas and history , of ancient roads and verdant hills . Lazio is a region in central Italy bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea , through the waters of the River Tiber and mainly characterized by hills and mountains , while the angled downward near the coast.
Lazio is also full of spas , whose history is tied to several hot springs which had great success in the Republican Age and continued to be used in the imperial period. The Romans built lavish spas and we can still enjoy their remains around the territory , in the first place , the Terme di Caracalla (now in a state of splendid ruins ) in the heart of Rome.
Lake Bolsena , in the area of Viterbo is the largest volcanic lake in Europe and encompasses two islands , and Bisentina Martana . This lake combines the charm of the lush countryside and stunning views , the history and the traces of the Etruscans , Romans and successive populations.
Finally , mountain lovers will not be disappointed by Lazio , thanks to the ski resorts of Terminillo , Livata and Campo Staffi .
The provinces of the region are : Rome ( regional capital ) , Frosinone , Latina , Rieti and Viterbo .