The capital of Italy, Rome is an ancient city home to countless sites of historical importance. It’s also the gateway to a wide range of outdoor activities, one of these being via ferrata. Via ferrata is a path of iron ladders, ropes and fixtures that helps you access rocky mountainous terrain that might otherwise be inaccessible.
When in Rome, the best place to go for a via ferrata experience is the Apennine Mountains. It’s there that you’ll find Gran Sasso National Park, home to the largest mountain in the range, Gran Sasso. You can also use Rome as your starting point to travel north to the Dolomites where you’ll find a wide range of via ferrata routes.
Rome has mild winters with averages of around 8 degrees celsius and warm summers with averages at around 26 degrees celsius. The summer months are the driest. The weather is cooler in the mountains.
Fly to Rome Fiumicino Airport then continue on by car or train.
The warmer months, July through September.
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