The ‘Via Salaria’ 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. Section 4 of the 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. On this section of the St Francis Way you will walk across picturesque countryside, passing many historic buildings and quaint medieval villages along the way, as well as endless woodlands and olive groves.
Once in Rome, you can get your ‘Testimonium peregrinationis peractae’ certificate from the pilgrims office by showing your stamped pilgrim passport or credential.
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