Via del Pellegrino

"Via del Pellegrino" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Friday 10th June 2011

Via del Pellegrino

Originally it was a tract of an ancient Roman street which in the Middle Ages was connecting the zone of Isola Tiberina and its market of S.Angelo in Pescheria, with the bridge Ponte S.Angelo. This was not the only street used by pilgrims to reach Vatican, nevertheless it was probably the center of commercial activity attracting them and making this via more visited then the other ones. In reality this street and the following it via dei Banch Vecchi was denominated "Via Mercatoria", i.e. a street of markets.

Via del Pellegrino was reordered by Alexander VI Borgia in 1497 according to a plan of reorganization of all the street giving access to Castel S.Angelo.

In a house number 58 lived Vannozza Catanei, lover of mentioned above pope and mother of his son Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia.

Via del Pellegrino is next to Campo de' Fiori and Piazza Navona. There are many wonderful artisan shops in Via del Pellegrino. Via del Pellegrino Hospitality and Tourism will to guide and help you to stay, Food and Drink, Shopping and Pastimes around Via del Pellegrino.

Via del Pellegrino
Next to Campo de' Fiori and Piazza Navona
00186, Rome, Lazio, Vatican City State (VA), Italy
Zone: Rione Parione (Navona-Campo de' Fiori) (Roma centro)
Via del Pellegrino is Shown By "Map H Zone" As "28"
Contact Via del Pellegrino Hospitality and Tourism
Via del Pellegrino 67, ROMA 00186
Tel: +34 639 679 157, +34 93 310 5858

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