Touring the Appian Way, Ancient Rome’s “Queen of Roads”


Map of the Appian Way and the later and shorter Via Appia Traiana. Known as the “Regina Longarum Viarum,” or “Queen of the Long Roads,” the Appian Way, possibly ancient Rome’s most famous road, was built in 312 BC to connect Rome to Brindisi in the south of Italy; it was one of the most important and strategic roads of the Roman...

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Rome Tours: Off the Beaten Path Experiences in Rome


With over 3000 years of history Rome is the perfect destination for a cultural getaway. The headline acts of the Colosseum, St Peter’s and the Sistine Chapel are perennial favorites. But if you fancy getting off the beaten track, away from the crowds, there are plenty of other absolutely fascinating places to explore, each adding its own chapter...

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