Walk the last 100km of the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome, to 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. 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 and intriguing little lanes. The last walking day 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. We can also arrange a free Papal audience on Wednesdays. One you have arrived in the Eternal City we recommend you spend a couple of days to visit one of Europe’s most wonderful cities and its famous historic landmarks: the Colosseum, Castel Sant Angelo, the Trevi Fountain and so much more.
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