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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Day 53

From: Bettolle To: Monte San Savino Miles: 12 Total: 795 Almost another dupicate day as yesterday with great weather and a nice walk through the fields until we reached our city on the hill at the end of the day. We started our day by returning to the Mom and Pop cafe where we had … Continue reading »

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Day 52

From:  Giovancorso To:  Bettolle Miles:  17 Total:  783 After last night’s amazing rest at the very nice L’Albero di Gameli B&B in Giovancorso, we were back on the road this morning at 8:30 with crisp temperatures, clear skies, with no wind.  Today’s route was pretty straight forward. We spent most of the day on paved, … Continue reading »

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Day 51

From: Fabro To: Giovancorso Miles: 13 Total: 766 What a difference a day makes! After a good nights sleep and a good Italian breakfast at the hotel with the helpful and friendly staff, we were on our way this morning. The weather was much warmer and the winds were light. We were on nicely paved … Continue reading »

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Day 50

From:  Bolsena To:  Fabro Miles:  23 Total:  753 Very tough day!  We walked 23 miles with some steep climbs and descents over very difficult terrain.  We are definitely in the heart of Tuscany now and will be until we get past Florence the middle of next week.  We knew we were facing a longer day … Continue reading »

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Day 49

From: Viterbo To: Bolsena Miles: 19 Total: 730 Although half our walk was uphill and longer than yesterday, overall it was a better walking day. While it was still windy and cold, the wind was lighter most of the day and we had less gusts. Today took us along a main road most of the … Continue reading »

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Day 48

From:  Capranica To:  Viterbo Miles:  16 Total:  711 Today’s walk was a tough one for several reasons that I’ll explain below.  We got on the road today at 8:45. Rather than our normal Italian breakfast at the hotel, we were given a voucher to go to a local coffee shop just down the street. This … Continue reading »

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Day 47

From: Braccianio To: Capranica Miles: 14 Total: 695 Today’s walk started with a fairly significant climb, but it was on back roads, initially paved, then some gravel and even part of the old Roman road with large stones. That lasted for maybe the first third of the walk and then the rest of the way … Continue reading »

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Day 46

From:  Isola Farnese To:  Bracciano Miles:  14 Total:  681 Today’s walk got us out of the Rome suburbs and back into rural Italy. Gone are the sidewalks and wall-to-wall people. Now it’s rolling pasture land and what we would call Farm to Market roads back home.  The day got started with a good breakfast at … Continue reading »

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Day 45

From: Rome To: Isola Farnese Miles: 12 Total: 667 After two great days in Rome it was time to get back on the road. It was a short 12 miles today so we are stopped just on the outskirts of Rome for the night. About the first third of the walk was just getting out … Continue reading »

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Day 44

From:  Rome To:  Rome Miles:  0 Total:  655 Today was our second of two days off in Rome. As you recall yesterday, Dave went on a tour of the Vatican while I stayed at the hotel most of the day. Today, we both went out sightseeing.  The day got started with our usual Italian hotel … Continue reading »

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