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Viterbo to Rome - The Francigena Way section 7

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The last section of the Via Francigena. The countryside and the sheep and cattle will lead you from the fortified town of Viterbo to St. Peter Square, the official end of the Via. Thanks to the Sutri Monumental necropolis and the "via cave" you'll have the opportunity to know more about the Etruscan, a mysterious population that lived in the area before the arrival of the Romans. In the last part of your journey you'll follow the stream of the Tiber river until the Vatican.
Highlights:
- The Etruscan culture and heritage
- The medieval neighbourhood in Viterbo
- Rome, the eternal City with St. Peter, Coliseum and Fori Imperiali.

Daily itinerary

viterboDay 1: Viterbo
Individual arrival in Viterbo. Dinner not included and overnight stay in charming B&B in Viterbo.



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Panel 2Day 2: Viterbo - Vetralla (4,30 hours hiking, + 200 – 200 mt. 17 km)
From the fortified town of Viterbo and the medieval quarter of S. Pellegrino, the route follows the ancient "Via Cave", an Etruscan road dug into the underground leading to the Tarquinia Necropolis. The overnight stay in the agriturismo close to the walnut and olive field, will be very relaxing. Dinner and overnight stay in a charming hotel in the countryside of Vetralla. (B-D)
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VetrallaDay 3: Vetralla - Sutri (5,30 hours hiking, + 300 – 350 mt. 23 km)
After the ancient ruins of "Orlando Towers", you reach Capranica and elegant hamlet sitting on a tuff hill. The highlight of the day is the Roman amphitheater built with tuff and the monumental Etruscan Necropolis of Sutri. Dinner not included and overnight stay in B&B in Sutri. (B)

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Sutri 5Day 4: Sutri - Campagnano (6,00 hours hiking / + 250 m – 220 m 24,5 km )
Complete day through fields, woods, lakes and waterfalls. The area around Campagnano is a mainly agricultural area and encompasses the town of Monterosi and the near lake with lotus flowers, the largest lake of Bracciano. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel in Campagnano. (B-D)

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Via FrancigenaDay 5: Campagnano – Roma (6hour hiking ; -200 mt + 50 mt, 22 km)
Last long stage towards the Eternal City. We walk across the lovely village of Formello and go on through the Veio Natural Park to the North of Rome. Homeland of the Etruscan civilization, the area of the park is made of tuff hills and a well-preserved riverside environment. Dinner not included and overnight stay near Rome. (B)

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Roma san pietroDay 6: Rome (2h30 hiking,: +30 - 30; 10 km)
We end our journey through History towards the Vatican, the final aim of the Francigena Way. This journey is an easy walk across the city of Rome, avoiding traffic. We eventually get to St Peter's Cathedral. Free visit of some of the most important monuments of the city. Dinner not included and overnight stay in Hotel/B&B in Rome( B)

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Rome dettaglioDay 7: Roma
After breakfast end of tour

Note meals: B (Breakfast); L(lunch); D (dinner)


Skill level: medium, 4,30 to 6,00 hours walking each day, well marked large and paved paths. A prior hiking experience is recommended.

Accommodation: 6 nights in hotel *** and B&B , based on twin/triple ensuite room sharing

Equipment: trekking shoes, wind and water proof jacket, hat and gloves, bathing suit, sun glasses and sun cream.


Price per person 1110 €
2 people in double room 1110 €
3 people in triple room 1040 €
Single room supplement + 150 €
Single traveller surcharge + 230 €
Supplement for departures during Easter holidays and July 60 €
Extra night in hotel*** in Rome double/single room 100 € / 180 €

Included:
- 6 nights' accommodation with b&b treatment
- Luggage transfer from day 2 to day 7
- 2 dinners included as described in the program
- Local Assistance in case of emergency
- Maps, road book and description of the tour

Not included:
- 6 nights' accommodation with b&b treatment
- Luggage transfer from day 2 to day 7
- 2 dinners included as described in the program
- Local Assistance in case of emergency
- Maps, road book and description of the tour
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  • Comment Link Heath (Australia) Wednesday, 11 October 2017 18:00 posted by Heath (Australia)

    Hello,
    Thank you once again for looking after me so well during my Via Francigena walk. As before, it was a beautiful experience and I had a wonderful time.
    It was good to know I had someone to call on if I had a problem and I’m glad all my problems were little ones!
    My very best wishes to you and your team.

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Location Lazio

italia Lazio

Trips Note: MOTVFUS7TI

Destination: Lazio
Travel Style: self-guided walking holiday
Interest: Pilgrim route
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Departures: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Group size: from 1 person
Airport: Rome