The Via Francigena

The ancient route that in medieval times connected Canterbury to Rome and to the harbors of Apulia has been discovered by modern wayfarers, who set off on a surprising and enchanting route. Since 2001 the European association of vie Francigene coordinates the development and promotion of an itinerary that runs across Italy and Europe, retracing the history of our continent.

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Francigena Val di Susa Marathon, the tale of the day

"On the 17th June I walked in the second of four Francigena Marathons for this year.

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The First Official Guidebook to the Via Francigena North of the Alps

The European Association of the Francigena Ways is pleased to announce the launch in April 2019 of the first official guidebook to the Via Francigena north of the Alps; the guidebook will focus on the section that links Canterbury, in the UK, with the Great St. Bernard Pass, on the Swiss-Italian border.

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Inauguration of the plaque for "Roulons pour l'Espoir"

The brave cyclists of "Roulons pour l'Espoir" have inaugurated a commemorative plaque of their journey of August 2017, in aid of sick children. It can be found in front of the hospital in Pontarlier, the starting point of the pilgrimage that brought them to Rome by bike.

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Original interviews and renewed graphics, the official Via Francigena online magazine

The new issue of the official European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) magazine is now online. The biannual magazine presents a renewed graphic look and international content.

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