On the Geo Meridian online travel guide ( the "Center of Italy" region consist of 6 regions in the Central part of the Italian boot - starting from Emilia-Romagna in the North, to Lazio in the South. The most part of the historical sights of Italy are concentrated here.

The "Center of Italy" includes regions: Emilia-Romagna (Bologna), Tuscany (Florence), Marche (Ancona), Umbria (Perugia), Lazio (Rome), and Abruzzo (Pescara).

Sights of Tuscany always attract millions tourists. Here you can visit Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca and many other cities. Neighboring Emilia-Romagna is also very interesting to visit. Its most interesting sights are Bologna and other medieval place of interest. In this region famous beach resorts of Rimini-Riccione are located.

The capital of the Lazio region is Rome, Eternal City. There are many historical sites of the Roman era in the region around Rome. More than 30% of the Abruzzo region is occupied by national parks. Here San Marino, Urbino, and many other small towns that have completely preserved their medieval appearance are located.

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Roman Forum. There are many monuments built in the ancient and medieval period
Piazza del Campo is located on a hill, so it has a slope like an amphitheater going down to Palazzo Publico
Old quarters of Florence as viewed from the Piazzale Michelangelo.
In the center of St. Peter`s square was placed an Egyptian obelisk brought to Rome by Emperor Caligula in 37
Colosseum - symbol of Rome and all of Italy, was built in the year 80
The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi is one of the six Great Basilicas of Italy (4 of them are in Rome and 2 in Assisi)
Old town Florence as viewed from the Piazzale Michelangelo.
The Arch of Septimius Severus is located at the foot of the Capitoline hill in the Roman Forum
The frescoes of the Sistine Chapel were created by the great Michelangelo in the 16th century
Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) was built in the style of a medieval castle on the Piazza della Signoria in 1299
View of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore from the tower of Palazzo Vecchio
Neptune Fountain on the Piazza della Signoria (Signoria Square) in Florence.
A view of the Cathedral Duomo of Siena from the Torre del Mangia
Siena Duomo Cathedral - the most beautiful example of the Italian medieval Gothic
Historic image of Piazza del Campo, the main square in Siena, was formed in the 12th and 13th centuries
Marble slabs on the floor of Duomo Cathedral with scenes from the history of the city - pride of the Siena
The arch of Septimius Severus, surrounded by later buildings in the Roman Forum
The walls of the Sacro Convento monastery, which houses the Basilica of St. Francis, are similar to the arches of a Roman aqueduct
The Porziuncula chapel in the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi is the main Shrine of the Franciscan order