Via Appia and the Aurelian Wall

Type: Great Views, Historic Sites, Sightseeing

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Built in the third century as part of Rome's defense system, this massive fortification wall is a must see. The wall was commissioned by the Emperor Aurelian after the city's previous structure was in...  Read More


  • Outdoor Activities: "Many tour agencies in Rome offer cycling tours so that you can ride along the Appian Way."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: The Via Appia Antica makes for a lovely day out, particularly on Sundays when the area is closed to traffic.

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