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EAVF at the Training Academy on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

European Association of the Via Francigena (EAVF) attended the Training Academy on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe hosted in the Royal Monastry of Yuste and Palace of Charles V, in Cuacos de Yuste (Extremadura), Spain, from 12 to 15 June.

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The Via Francigena, an expert network with Routes4U

The first meeting of the "Routes4U" project on the Cultural Routes of the Macro Adriatic-Ionian Region took place on June 6th in Venice.

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Calais celebrates the Via Francigena, the tale of a day of new meetings and hiking

Calais, door of the Via Francigena in France, enters strongly into the network of the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (AEVF).

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The European Francigena Marathon by Carol Neville

On Sunday, 27th May, I was privileged to join 2000 pilgrims walking the ancient Via Francigena pilgrim route from Acquapendente to Montefiascone. 

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VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways e Chemins 2018

With over 500 new events and seven years of collaboration, the shared path of the Festival continues, which, now even more welcoming and friendly, has a new name: "VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways and Chemins 2018".

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The European Institute of Cultural Routes celebrates its 20th anniversary

The European Institute of Cultural Routes, technical agency of the Program "Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe", celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018.

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From Rome to London with "A rucksack full of hope"

A rucksack full of hope. This is the journey of Paolo Previato, 59 years old, of the province of Verona, who left Rome on 22nd May in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation (FFC).

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The Via Francigena: Calais and the new guide. News from Champlitte

A large European family at work on the Via Francigena: important news arrives from Champlitte, in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

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SantiaGoToRome begins! The project is launched and aims for Liguria

SantiaGoToRome begins! The project created by Associazione Movimento Lento, sponsored and supported by the European Association of Via Francigena Ways, comes to life. Having achieved its first fundraising goal, the initiative to unite the Camino de Santiago and the Via Francigena has officially been launched.

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Dialogue and collaboration, from Champlitte, a look to the future for the Via Francigena

Dialogue between institutions, associations and individuals. In Champlitte, in the region of Bourgogne Franche Comté, Haute Saône, the president of the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF), Massimo Tedeschi, raised the key words for the future of the European route.

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Religion, volunteering and hiking along the Tuscan Via Francigena

Friday 1st June, "Toscana in Cammino" will take place, the cycle of events organised by the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF) and the region of Tuscany.

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From Brennero to Santa Maria di Leuca, the Union route

A pilgrimage in Italy from Brenner to Santa Maria di Leuca, accompanied by Francisco Sancho.

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The Lands of the Via Francigena, the EAVF project dedicated to its territories

Using the fame of the Via Francigena to enhance local routes and attractions of the area. This is the aim of the "The Lands of the Via Francigena" project launched by the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF).

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Francigena Marathons, advice and information to begin with your best foot forward

The marathon season has begun along the Italian Via Francigena. The mother of non-competitive walks, the European Francigena Marathon, will take place on 27th May, 42km from Acquapendente to Montefiascone in the province of Viterbo.

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European Festival of the Vie Francigene, your events

"Walking. Food for the soul": this is the theme of the 8th European Festival of the Vie Francigene.

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The Via Francigena in Lombardy travels with Trenord

The Via Francigena promotes sustainable mobility with Trenord. Reaching or traversing a section of the route in Lombardy is now cheaper.

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Faith and Identity, Europe of Cultural Routes

On 21st March, the Santa Sede (Holy Headquarters) formally joined the Agreement of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

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Champlitte, the EAVF General Assembly is greatly awaited

There is great expectation in Champlitte for the general assembly of the European Association of the Vie Francigene (EAVF) of May 18th 2018.

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100km for Gianca, 20 pilgrims Nordic walking along the Francigena

After the success of the previous years, the Kardines ASD Mirano members will walk again for Gianca from 22nd to 24th April.

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Via Francigena, the marathon walking season begins

Ready, set, go! With the marathon of Lake Bolsena, scheduled the 29th April, the season of non-competitive walks on the Via Francigena has officially begun.

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