APPIA ANTICA WAY: ROUTE A natural-archaeological

THE CAFFARELLA VALLEY AND THE APPIAN WAY STRETCH BETWEEN CECILIA METELLA TOMB AND THE APPIA ANTICA TOURIST OFFICE

Follow our itineraries to ride through the naturalistic and archaeological beauties of the Caffarella Valley and the first three miles of the Ancient Appian Way. Starting from the treasures of the Caffarella Valley, crossed by the Almone river, you will arrive to the third mile of the Ancient Appian Way where the majestic Cecilia Metella Tomb and the monumental area of Massenzio Emperor (including the Circus, Villa and the Mausoleum of Romolo) stand.

DETAILS

  • MEETING/ENDING POINT: 58/60, Via Appia Antica
  • DURATION: 3 h
  • DISTANCE: 6,5 km (4 miles)
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy
  • ENTRANCE INCLUDED (FREE:Circus and Villa of Massenzio, Mausoleum of Romolo, Villa Capo di Bove (outdoor area)
  • TRAIL: dirt path, sampietrino and cobblestones
  • SUGGESTED FOR: from 12 years upwards