A glimpse into another era
This multi-faceted and big park, part of Rome’s Appia Antica Park, will surprise you. With its rich history, animals, interesting flora, and beautiful trails you will feel like you’re hiking through Rome over 2000 years ago!
set in the “parco appia antica”, this park is a beautiful gateway to the past
This guided hike is one of the best walks in and around Rome, especially if you are short on time, yet are looking for the best hiking trails in Italy.
Located close to the Appia Antica, the Roman Appian Way, and accessible by public transport, you will get the chance to visit the Sacred Wood, and the Nymphaeum of Egeria, marvel at 78 species of birds, and all the flora present – perfect for your nature break in Rome.
Virginia Woolf loved Caffarella, and so will you.
Virginia Woolf, considered one of the most important authors of the 20th century, wrote this after visiting Rome in 1927:
“I only wish to be allowed to stay here – for ever and ever – never see a soul. We rambled over the Campagna on Sunday. I suppose France is all right, and England is all right, but I have never seen anything as beautiful as this is. Figure us sitting in hot sunshine on the doorstep of a Roman ruin in a field with hawk-colored archways against a clear grape- colored sky, silvery mountains in the background.”
Time: ALL YEAR ROUND
DURATION: 3.5 HOURS
DISTANCE: 8KM (5MI)
MAX 15 PARTICIPANTS
How to get there:
By subway: The park has several access points, and we will typically meet close to the subway station “Colli Albani”, which is well-connected to the public transport network of Rome.
Please check your confirmation email for the exact meeting point.
The international hiking experience in Italy
With Sal, your international guide with a background in the entertainment industry, you will get an experience like no other:
Carefully researched trails, a well-organized experience from beginning to end, native, light-hearted and inclusive communication in English, German and Italian, and exclusive access to certain areas you can only discover with a guide.
local expert guide
“With Salvatore you will discover the beauties of Rome in its immense green spaces, you will immerse yourself in a world made up of monuments, aqueducts, ancient streets and immense parks.” – Stefano
“A super special way to spend a few hours in nature outside and away from the hustle and bustle with Salvatore, a passionate person relaying Roman History in a fitting and healthy way. ” – Alizabeth
“Awesome experience at a very reasonable price. Sal was a great host and conversationist. If I were in Rome longer I’d definitely book another hike with Sal. ” – Riley
Book your next adventure:
If you don’t find your favorite date or the calendar appears “empty”, this tour might still be available outside of our regular program. Get in touch here if you’re interested in this experience.
Hikes with Nature of Sal are fun, informative and transformational.
Sal will ensure that you have a great experience, will be at your side with tips & tricks, local knowledge and will keep the entire journey light-hearted and entertaining.
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We also offer tailor-made and custom hikes for you alone, with partner, group, and for team building events.