Lazio, from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea, offers a natural area that gently expands towards the valley to the shores. A big part of the territory has volcanic origins, and between the many mountain in Lazio, the Volsino, Cimini and Sabatini in the northwest, there are some lakes with volcanic origins, Lake Bolsena, Lake Vico and Lake Bracciano. The Albani Hills have volcanic origins, and even here there are volcanic lakes, including the Lake Albano and Lake Nemi.
The richness of this region has given life to human settlements in ancient times and the beauty of its territory is combined with a rich and varied history, the center of Italian and European culture and the artistic and cultural wonders of Rome, are only a part of the wealth that Lazio offers.
In Lake Bracciano, that is part of the Regional Nature Park in Bracciano – Martignano, some water sports are practiced throughout the year, ranging from sailing to canoeing to windsurfing. The areas surrounding the lake are excellent for trekking and paragliding. There’s the village Trevignano Romano, overlooking this beautiful lake, where we propose a refined Albergo Diffuso, directly at the lake, in Rome district. It is located on the Monti Sabatini, and offers a beautiful view of the lake and you can visit the ruins of the medieval castle dating back to the thirteenth century.
Gradoli, in Viterbo district, is situated on Volsino Mountains near the Lake Bolsena. Here you will discover a Charming B&B with stunning view. The village is known for the production of wine Aleatico Gradoli Doc obtained from the vineyards covering the surrounding hills. Gradoli has medieval origins as evidenced by the ruins of the tower and part of the defensive walls, and is dominated by the Farnese Palace, built in the sixteenth century and which now houses the Museo del Costume Farnesiano.
In Viterbo district there’s Orte, where you will be able to stay in a elegant Charming Hotel. Here you can notice the volcanic origins that generate the sulphurous thermal waters of Capannelle and its many natural sources such as the Fontana Antica that still provides the public aqueduct.
We move to Ciociaria, to visit Picinisco, in Frosinone district, where you will find an elegant Albergo Diffuso. It is part of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, the village stands on a rocky outcrop and still preserves its medieval characteristics with the surrounding fortification and the Castle in the highest part of the old town centre. In the surrounding area hiking between the beautiful trails and climbing in the rocky walls are some popular activities.
In northern Lazio we can find the Tuscia, name of the ancient Etruria, and the town of Viterbo. The town has ancient origins but it is known for the events happened in the XIII century that gave it the name of Town of the Popes, when Alexander IV moved the papacy from Rome to Viterbo. In this lovely region you will be able to appreciate an elegant Charming Agritourism.
In Sabina, we can visit Casperia, in Rieti district, where you will enjoy the hospitality of a lovely Charming B&B Between the Tiber and the Sabine mountains, it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy for its old town centre which is a perfect medieval architecture example, built for defensive purposes. The center is totally inaccessible to cars.
Besides, in other regions, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in beautiful Relais, Boutique Hotels And Country House