The Way of Saint Francis is the best hiking trail to discover the beauty of hiden places in Central Italy. It is a walking/cycling itinerary through Umbria and lazio as far as Rome that have been the scenary of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Following the story of the “poor man of Assisi” we will slowly walk from Florence to Rome to discover the beauty of this land.
This is the last leg of this wonderful itinerary that runs from Rieti along the Salaria Way and the unspoiled countryside as far as Rome – An unforgettable walking journey in beautiful Italy.
Saint Francis Way:
Rieti - Rome
Arrival in Rieti, a nice little town situated below the Mount Terminillo and on the shores of Velino River. It is a very small town easy to discover on foot! Accommodation in your centrally located hotel and timefor the urban trekking!
Rieti - Poggio San Lorenzo
Departure after breakfast from Rieti to Poggio San Lorenzo, following the old Salaria way, a roman road that is still connecting Rome to Rimini. Nice and gentle hiking for your first day
Total 22 km, +555 m / -475 m.
Poggio San Lorenzo - Ponticelli
Departure of the trekking after breakfast from Poggio San Lorenzo to Ponticelli. This stretch offers sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and olive groves. Along the hike you will find the archaeological area of Trebula Mutuesca and the spectacular Romanesque Church of Santa Vittoria with its catacombs and a water well with therapeutic properties.
Ups and downs alternate between orchards, vineyards and olive fields.
Total 20 km, +615 m / -755 m.
Ponticelli - Monterotondo
Departure after breakfast from Ponticelli to get to Monterotondo, a nice old little town just off Rome. Here you will discover the authentic old roman landscape, crowded of sheeps and goats to produce the real Pecorino Romano Cheese. More challenging trail that can be shorten according to your needs
Total 28 km, +600 m / -675 m.
Monterotondo –(Roma East)
Departure after breakfast for entering Rome on foot. First stop in Rome will be the eastern outskirt of the town.
Total 24 km, +445m / -675m.
Rome east – Rome Center
Last leg of this walking itinerary along the saint Francis Way is in Rome
Total 18 km, +240m / -235 m.
Breakfast and departure or extension for visiting Rome
Accomodation: In a 3 or 4 star Hotel according to your needs and to the season; half board basis suggested
Food: 6 breakfast
Discount for not including luggage transfer € 65 ,00 per person in double room and € 130,00 per person in single room.
Availability is on request; price may change according to availability and hotel category
6 overnights as above described in different kind of accommodations in double or single room with private bathroom, breakfast in the morning,
luggage transfer from one accommodation to the following,
PRICE DO NOT INCLUDE
IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND THE STAY. EXTENTION HAS TO BE REQUESTED AT RESERVATION.
SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE ROOM ON REQUEST
SUPPLEMENT FOR PRIVATE TRANSFER FROM
AIRPORT TO HOTEL OR FROM HOTEL TO AIRPORT ON REQUEST
SUPPLEMENT FOR A HIKING GUIDE ON REQUEST (any language)