Via di Francesco Rieti to Rome Last 100km
The end of the ‘Via Salaria’, the Via di Francesco Rieti to Rome, the last 100km, is part of an ancient road system, developed by the Sabini peoples long before the foundation of Rome.
Thirty centuries later, it is still the main road linking Rieti to Rome over the lush Sabinian countryside. The last section of the Via di Francesco (St Francis Way) follows this ancient path across Rieti and takes you all the way to St Peter’s Square in Rome, the Eternal City.
In this section of the Via di Francesco Last 100km to Rome, you will walk across the picturesque countryside, passing many historic buildings and quaint medieval villages along the way, as well as endless woodlands and olive groves. The Italian countryside along this route is breathtaking and is a real pleasure to walk through.
This section of the Via di Francesco takes you on a 100 km journey over 7 Nights where you will experience the best of both the Italian countryside and the city of Rome and all its highlights including the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Trevi Fountain. You can also use this trip to visit the Vatican and the Vatican Museum, home to world-famous works of art.
Once in Rome, you can get your ‘Testimonium peregrinationis peractae’ certificate from the pilgrim’s office by showing your stamped pilgrim passport or credential.
The Via di Francesco Rieti to Rome, the last 100 Km is a medium to challenging route for walkers of all abilities so it is a good idea to ensure that your levels of fitness are adequate.
This hiking or cycling route is recommended for Spring to Autumn (April to October) when the weather is generally very pleasant.
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