Via Francigena in Italy Via Francigena Last 100km GUIDED

Activity:
Walking
Duration:
7 Nights
Distance:
112 km
Difficulty:
Medium
Tour Type:
Camino Guided Tours
Time To Go:
2022
April 9th
October 8th
Price:
From €920
Rating:

This 7-night guided walking tour on the last 100km of the Via Francigena, takes walkers to one of the most popular stretches of the whole Via Francigena, from Viterbo to Rome. This fully guided tour will finish with 2 nights in the ‘Eternal City’of Rome.

By walking the last 100km of the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome, you can get your ‘Testimonium’ of pilgrimage to the ever-fascinating Eternal City. From medieval Viterbo, Francigena pilgrims will follow Roman roads, paths, forest trails and dirt tracks across the scenic, hilly and vibrant green Lazio countryside.

CAMINO TO ROME GUIDED TOUR

  • 2022 dates : April 9th, October 8th

Explore pretty towns and villages en-route with their street markets and lively buzz; staying in countryside hotels and agriturismos. Before starting your walk on the Camino to Rome, you should take some time to explore Viterbo’s charming old town with its Papal palace (Palazzo dei Papi), cathedral, quaint Medieval quarter and many churches, squares. Stroll through any of the intriguing little lanes to enjoy a fresh Italian coffee.

The last day on the trail will see you arriving in the Vatican along the famous ‘Via Triumphale’, with sweeping views of Rome from Monte Mario, one of the city’s highest hills. You will have a 3 hour walking tour of the city before having time to explore the city at your leisure.

This is the most popular itinerary, you may be able to combine or split the distance for each day. Click on get a quote to customize your trip.

Viterbo
Viterbo

You arrive in Viterbo.

18 km
Vetralla
Vetralla

Todays walk will see you travel through some beautiful unspoilt landscapes. Shortly after leaving Viterbo you will come to the lovely abbey in La Quercia and Bagnaia with its fantastic gardens of Villa Lante. Avoiding the main roads, you will walk within a undulated landscape, climbing a small hill before reaching Vetralla.

24 km
Sutri
Sutri

From Vetralla, the Via Francigena will see you make your way to the town of Sutri. Along the way, you will walk on peaceful woodland tracks and farmland, climbing a small hill before descending to Sutri, which is a lovely little town with the Etruscan tombs and Roman amphitheatre being the most notable sights.

28 km
Campagnano di Roma
Campagnano di Roma

From Sutri, you will continue your pilgrimage to Rome, walking across the beautiful and rugged Lazio countryside. The Francigena trail will pass an abundance of streams, waterfalls and ponds. The rivers have carved wonderful deep valleys, with lush vegetation, ideal for a rest. Your walk for today takes you to Campagnano di Roma, a lovely little town with medieval architecture to admire.

24 km
La Storta
La Storta

Your walk for today will see you once again follow tracks across lovely wooded valleys and streams. Along the way you will reach the sanctuary of Sorbo and the archaeological site of Veii with the remains of an ancient Etruscan city. Soon after this you will reach your destination for the day: La Storta

18 km
Rome
Rome

Today is the last walking day of your Camino to Rome!  The Via Francigena will take you from La Storta through the suburbs of Rome and into Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican. Before reaching the city, you will get to Monte Mario, where you will enjoy great panoramic views of the whole city below. You’ve made it!

Make sure you request your Testimonium certificate of pilgrimage and you explore Rome and all its wonderful heritage, such as the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, Castel Sant Angelo.  Rome is one of Europes most historic and exciting cities and you are sure not to be bored.

Rome
Rome

This morning you will have a 3 hour walking tour which will take in some of the main sights of the Eternal City. In the afternoon you will have time to explore the city even further.

Accommodation

Standard Hotel & Guesthouse

We have hand-picked hotels and guesthouses along the Camino for their character and warm hospitality. Up to 3-stars, you will be staying in the centre of town and close to your Camino trail. All rooms are en-suite with bathroom.

For our family packages, we have hand-picked establishments with outdoor space and swimming pools where possible. Where accommodation with private outdoor space is not available, we have selected comfortable hotels with spacious common areas as well as a convenient location close to recreational areas and sights. As your comfort is our priority, we try to book hotels located within walking distance of the Camino. Despite our effort, on rare occasions your accommodation can be located a few kilometers away from the trail, so we organise transportation to/from your accommodation.

Access

How to get there

Live information on Rome2Rio. We can also arrange private transfers if you prefer, just ask us.

Viterbo

Rome Leonardo da Vinci- Fiumicino Airport 120km: There are regular trains from the airport to Rome. You can take a Trenitalia’s FL1 regional train from Leonardo da Vinci Airport to the main train stations in Rome, including Roma Ostiense Station. There are regular trains from Roma Ostiense Station to Viterbo (journey just under 2hrs). For train info see: www.trenitalia.com. Alternatively you can take the Leonardo Express train to Roma Termini Station and take the metro from Termini to Ostiense to catch your train to Viterbo.  Alternatively http://www.terravision.eu/ provide bus transfers between the Airport and Roma Termini from €4 each way.

Rome Ciampino Airport 118km: There are buses and trains connecting Ciampino Airport with Roma Ostiense Station. The journey takes 30 minutes approximatively. For bus and train info, see: www.adr.it. There is a bus (45 minutes approx.) from Ciampino airport to Roma Termini Station (and then you can take the metro to Ostiense Station) see http://www.terravision.eu/ for details.  From Roma Ostiense Station, you can take the train to Viterbo (just under 2hrs travel time), see www.trenitalia.com. Ticket fare is in the €5-10 range.

 

Rome

Rome Leonardo da Vinci- Fiumicino Airport 31km: You can take the Leonardo Express train (30min, €11) from Roma Termini Station to Fiumicino airport, see: www.trenitalia.com. The FL1 regional train also connects the airport with the main train stations in Rome. Alternatively there is a shuttle bus from Termini Station and Vatican (Via Crescenzio n2), departing every hour (55min approx, €6). For more info, see: www.sitbusshuttle.com or http://www.terravision.eu/.

Rome Ciampino Airport 15km: You can take the bus to Termini Station (20min, €1). There is a regular shuttle bus from Roma Termini Station to the airport every half hour (45min approx. €4). For more info, see: www.sitbusshuttle.com or http://www.terravision.eu/

Whats Included

This guided tour includes; Luggage transfers (one bag up to 20kg per person), 6 dinners, friendly English speaking guide, holiday pack and maps, all rooms with private bathroom, 24/7 support during your trip and GPS data files.

NOT INCLUDED: Flights, drinks, city tax, airport transfers, Travel Insurance (Recommended)

Please note that we require a minimum of 6 people for this tour to go ahead. 

 

Pauline
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