On the Road Away from Rome – Via Francigena del Sud (April – May 2020)

Our planned April / May 2020 walk from Vatican City to Brindisi, Italy along the Via Francigena del Sud.  The walk roughly follows an old pilgrimage path to the heel of Italy where pilgrims in the Middle Ages used to board a ship to the Holy Land.  The start of the walk is along the historic Roman Road, the Appian Way and continues southeast to Terracina and Formia on the west coast, then inland to Benevento and east to Troia and Cerignola before heading southeast again on the east coat to Bari and Brindisi.  There are many alternative routes and options on this walk but our path will likely be determined by where we can find places to sleep.