It is the most important Roman road in Spain. It toured the Mediterranean coast with itinerary from Rome to Cadiz. It has an antiquity close to 2000 years and corresponds to the same road called Via Apia in Italy and Via Domita in France. During the Middle Ages, it became an important cattle-raising route of public property; At that time, the Via Augusta and the Camino de Santiago were the main routes of contact between Spain and the rest of Europe.
This route, runs about 350 km by the Valencian Community and at present, its property corresponds to the Generalitat Valenciana, through the Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Esta, is carrying out a project that consists of the valuation of the Via Augusta as it passes through the Valencian Community, through its recovery and promotion as a natural, tourist and cultural route. The Consellería wants to turn the Via Augusta into the main greenway of the Community, using it as an ecological corridor that will connect some of its most important natural areas.