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Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica, Rome
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A busy thoroughfare in the Roman era, Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica once connected Rome and Apulia. The stone walkway stretches for 563 km (350 mi), and is lined with historical structures, such as the Tomb of Priscilla, the Roman baths of Capo di Bove, and the Temple of Hercules. Grab a map and come here to walk, jog, or bike. Bicycles are available for rent. See Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica and all Rome has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rome trip itinerary builder.
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  • Spent a full day wandering the Appian Way. Just walking the road, looking at the ancient tombs, stopping at the cafes for a gelato and getting out of the hustle and bustle of the city is relaxing...bu...  more »
  • A walk in history, far from traffic and city smog. I thought I'd go over there to lose half an hour of time, there remained two and a half hours and I can't wait to go back. Worth visiting.
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  • With the beautiful days, stroll along the Appia Antica is relaxing and very scenic. Ideal for running, cycling or just enjoy some peace away from the chaotic Centre of Rome
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  • It's a very beautiful place to go and explore nature and Roman ruins & history, but don't walk there; take the bus, then walk. I thought Via Appia would be a leisurely stroll on my last day in Rome, but it turns out that it's basically a full blown highway with small sidewalks in the area around the tombs. It didn't feel safe!
  • Great place for walking...wide open spaces and archeological ruins. Unspoilt and unmaintained.
  • Top: When walking, take the bus road to San Callisto catacombs instead of Via appia because it's like an highway. After this road, go to the via appia.
  • Great area. Great bike ride.
  • Great bike ride. Don't stop after the first leg. It gets much better from there.