The Park of the Appia Antica include the first 16 Km of the ancient consular road (from Porta San Sebastiano to the intersection
with Via Appia Nuova in Frattocchie); the Caffarella Valley; the archaeological area of the Tombs of the Via Latina; the area
adjacent to the Via Tuscolana hosting the remains of seven Roman aqueducts dating back to the Republican and Imperial age, with
the green area of Tor Fiscale, and the two large rural estates of Tormarancia and Farnesiana.
Every sunday and on holidays the whole area of the Park, is closed to private traffic and it thus becomes Rome's biggest
pedestrian zone. Don't miss the chance to spend a whole day in one of the world's most beautiful landscapes, featuring
archaeological monuments and museums as well as nature trails, either on foot or with a bike
The park's territory allows you to organise your visit in many different ways.
Leave your car and come to the Park on foot, by bike, or by bus.
We are waiting for you!
The Park of the Appia Antica has been declared protected since 1988.
Thanks to decades of battles waged by citizens and environmentalists, this territorial system - unparalleled in the
world in terms of its historical-archaeological and landscape value - was placed under a single integrated
A green wedge, the Park reaches to the city centre, and, being contiguous with the Alban Hills, it represents
a biological corridor for numerous animal species; moreover, the Park has preserved parts of Roman countryside
and coppices and groves.
In addition to these values, the Park contains historical and archaeological remains of great importance.
The Park therefore serves the purpose of preserving a set of general values resulting from the complex and
unique relationship between nature and man, between the cultural heritage and landscape.