What is a Walking Pilgrimage?
All of our pilgrimages to Rome are considered "walking" pilgrimages. On our pilgrimages, we use some public transportation such as the local Metro bus and train, however, we mostly walk... and at an easy pace.
Our pilgrims range from teenagers to those over 70 years old. Pilgrims do not need to be athletic. However, in order to fully participate in all the pilgrimage activities, pilgrims MUST be able to walk on their own, up to a half mile at a time, without stopping or significantly slowing down the rest of the group. This includes steep hills, large stairways and uneven ground. Even the road to our guesthouse is up a cobblestone incline.
The total amount of walking on any given day is three to seven miles, with lots of stopping, sitting, resting and eating in-between.
We strongly advise those with foot, knee, back or hip ailments, as well as those who need the use of a cane or a walker, to seriously consider if a walking pilgrimage is right for you.
*** At your request and for an additional price, we can arrange a less "walking-advanced" pilgrimage. This could include modified accommodations and/or a private coach shuttle to each location. If interested in this, please let us know. ***
As always, feel free to reach out to us with any concerns or questions you may have (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Cody & Angela Egner