The Appian Way is a road that was constructed over 2000 years ago in Rome. Parts of it are still in use. To this day, the Appian Way contains the longest stretch of straight road in Europe, totaling 62 km mi).
Remains of the Via Appia Antica in Quarto Miglio, near Rome. Via Appia was one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads of the ancient republic. It connected Rome to Brindisi, Apulia, in southeast Italy.