World Francigena Ultra Marathon

Saturday 21 Oct. 2017
Sunday 22 Oct. 2017

After the great success of the European Francigena Marathon, a new initiative, promoted by the Via Francigena, has been founded.  It will take walkers to places of rare beauty in a compelling personal challenge: the World Francigena Ultra Marathon.

Organised by the ‘Assessorato Sport e Turismo del Comune di Acquapendente’ and the ‘Assessorato alle politiche del Turismo di Siena’, with the support of the European Association of the Vie Francigene and the collaboration of the municipalities of Siena, Monteroni D’Arbia, Buonconvento, Montalcino, San Quirico D’Orcia, Castiglione D’Orcia, Radicofani, San Casciano dei Bagni and Proceno the event will take place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017, along Sigeric’s ancient itinerary.

The aim of the nationally and internationally promoted event is to make people aware of the natural and artistic beauty of these areas which form the historic, cultural and environmental heritage of the municipalities involved.

Secondary events supporting this initiative will be published on the website. Those interested in registering for the event can do so by contacting

Please find more information on the method of registration, the route, and the organisation of the event in the attachment below.