Rome & Lazio Vacation Rentals
Rent a Rome or Lazio vacation rental and you’ll be ideally situated to enjoy the scenic beauty, culture, and history of Italy. With an array of urban apartments and rural villas to choose from, a Rome or Lazio vacation rental is perfect for family vacations or romantic getaways.
A vacation rental in Rome offers convenient access to this beautiful and fascinating city. If you prefer more quiet surroundings, rent a villa in the beautiful Lazio lake country, just north of the Rome, and commute to the city for sightseeing. Popular accommodations include vacation rentals in the Rieti
, and Rome
One of Rome's top visitor attractions is Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. This 100-acre city-state, surrounded by the city of Rome, is the world's smallest independent nation.
Vatican City is home to the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in Europe with standing room for 100,000. St. Peter's was lavishly decorated in Renaissance and baroque style, and Michelangelo designed the massive dome. Guests of Rome vacation rentals can see Michelangelo "Pieta" statue of St. Peter on display near the entrance.
Also in Vatican City, guests of Rome vacation rentals
can visit the Sistine Chapel, featuring Michelangelo's amazing ceiling frescoes and his "Last Judgment" fresco behind the alter. Wall frescoes painted by Renaissance masters such as Signorelli and Botticelli depict the lives of Jesus and Moses. The Vatican museums hold some of the world's most important books, art, and archaeological treasures.
Top ancient Roman sights include the Colosseum, an amazing facility which held 50,000 spectators for events ranging from drama to gladiator competitions, and the Roman Forum, where great orators debated. Guests of Rome vacation rentals can also visit Rome's best preserved monument, the Pantheon. A masterpiece of classical architecture, the Pantheon was built by Emperor Hadrian as a temple, then consecrated as the church of Santa Maria dei Martiri in the year 609.
Other highlights for guests of Rome vacation rentals include the Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, the Catacombs of the Appian Way, the Galleria Borghese museum, and the city's splendid parks, fountains, shopping, and dining. Special events include the many concerts and other events of the summertime Estate Romana Festival.
Italy makes the ideal destination for couples, families, or groups. From luxury accommodations to family-friendly vacation homes, there’s a Lazio or Rome vacation rental that’s perfect for you. Book your Lazio or Rome rental today for the best selection!