Appian Way and Caffarella Valley: Nature , Culture and Gastronomy

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Italy, Lazio, Rome
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  • 5 hours
  • Rome
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

We have created an amazing experience to give the possibility to our guests to have a full immersion into the local life-style. By leading to discover Italian art, food and nature through the uncontaminated path of the Regional Park of Appia Antica

We will start by entering in the Caffarella Valley, one of the most beautiful green areas in the Capital. Here, we explore the park by visiting its interesting historical sites and by understanding its geo-morphological structure and it environmental features.

Then we reach the Appian Way, where we visit the Ruins of the Circus of Maxentius and the archeological site of Capo di Bove.

Coming back to our meeting point we choose our favorite place to stop in the shadow to enjoy a delicious meal with wine, cheese, salami and other finger food according to the Italian traditional Pic-nic style.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Via Appia Antica, Via Appia, Rome Italy

The Appian Way is one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads of the ancient republic. It connected Rome to Brindisi, in southeast Italy.

Many parts of the original road close to Rome have been preserved and it is possible to walk on the ancient roman paved made up of “sanpietrini” to feel completely immersed in the Ancient Roman atmosphere


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Complesso di Capo di Bove - Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica, Via Appia Antica 222, 00178 Rome Italy

Capo di Bove is an archeological site on the Appian Way on the outskirts of Rome. There are several well-preserved mosaics and the high quality of building materials used suggest a very elegant environment with the usual rooms found in Roman thermal baths like caldarium, a tepidarium and frigidarium. The site also includes a former farmhouse converted to host an internal exhibition contains photographs of the Appian Way in the first half of the 20th Century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa di Massenzio, Via Appia Antica 153, 00179 Rome Italy

One of the most beautiful archaeological sites in the Roman countryside can be found between the second and third mile on the Via Appia Antica. This is the site of the Villa belonging to Emperor Maxentius. The archaeological complex consists of three main buildings: the palace, a circus and dynastic mausoleum. The three buildings were constructed to blend with the natural contours in the area, to avoid having to resort to extensive excavation works.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parco Della Caffarella, Via della Caffarella, 00179 Rome Italy

The Caffarella Valley, is a green oasis among roman buildings, comprising a fascinating mix of archaeological and ecological wonders set in a picturesque rural landscape.

The green fields, ancient monuments, old farm buildings, woods and ponds all merge into a single, unifying complex that represents a really attractive place to explore and to relax far away from the urban frenetic pace.


Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Snacks

Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Via Appia Antica
  • Entry/Admission - Complesso di Capo di Bove - Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica
  • Entry/Admission - Villa di Massenzio
  • Entry/Admission - Parco Della Caffarella
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Largo dei Colli Albani, 00179 Roma RM, Italy


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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