La Via Francigena: Siena to Rome

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Siena, Tuscany, Italy

La Via Francigena: Siena to Rome is a 180.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Siena, Tuscany, Italy that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from May until October.

Distance: 180.9 miles Elevation Gain: 13,832 feet Route Type: Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

city walk

historic site

The ancient Via Francigena starts in Siena and stretches all the way to Rome. The trail is mostly on dirt, with several kilometers on asphalt. The landscapes are beautiful and varied with hills, vineyards, olive groves, villages, and forests. This is an ancient pilgrimage route that led from Canterbury to the Apulia region in the south of Italy, traveling right through Rome along the way. This segment is from Siena to Rome.

hiking
Fri Sep 14 2018