Walking towards Rome and Jerusalem

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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Along the Francigena in Tuscany


September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

22 nd  rally of the Italian Federation of Hiking along the Via Francigena in Tuscany, September 23 to 25: walk to discover and revive a historic path from San Miniato to San Gimignano

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Rivista Via Francigena


sloWays, viaggi a piedi e in bicicletta sulla Via Francigena



The new official guide of the Via Francigena

 In this Jubilee year and in the year that Italy has dedicated walking, here are some reflections on the Via Francigena, " Cultural Route of the Council of Europe": eighteen hundred kilometers from Canterbury to Rome, then onward to Southern Italy, the Mediterranean and Jerusalem.


Call for paper Via Francigena

In order to celebrate the XV anniversary of the Association, the EAVF launches a new call for paper "Via Francigena" in  cooperation with the University "Cattolica del Sacro Cuore" of Milano.  The Via Francigena is playing an important role to support local development from diffrent point of views: social, cultural, sustainable, economic.