The old road linking Rome to Brindisi lined with relics from those times, a place to walk or cycle around.
Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica is the old Roman Way, it is the row of green between the centre of Rome and the Alban Hills to the south east of the city. It contains many relics of ancient Roman times which you won't be able to view in the city. It was one of the most strategically important Roman roads of ancient times, it linked Rome to Brindisi. Walking the road you can see many notable places of interest from the gate of the Aurelian Walls, the Christian Catacombs of St. Sebastian and the Circus and Mausoleum of Maxentius.
The Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica is a wonderful trip outside of the city of Rome, it shows that there are many ancient areas remaining outside of the city, among protected countryside for all to see. It's a wonderful place to walk or cycle, and there are places of interest to stop along the way. The road itself can be quieter during certain times of the year so you can imagine how it was to trek the Roman Road almost 3000 years ago.
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