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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"L'Inverno dei 100 km del pellegrino" a photography competition along the Francigena

A pilgrim’s winter of 100km, or L’inverno dei 100 Km del pellegrino, is the title of the first photography competition organised by the Montefiascone Via Francigena Association, in collaboration with the municipalities of Montefiascone and Viterbo and the Viterbo Chamber of Commerce.

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Francigena Walking Marathons, the Via Francigena of the South debuts

2018 will be another year of walking marathons along the Via Francigena. From news to updated formats, there have been many events organised along the Italian section of the route this year.

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Chillon castle - Vevey

Chillon castle - Vevey

The Via Francigena on the Shores of Lake Geneva

The route of the Via Francigena in Switzerland is bordered by two mountain ranges, the Jura and the Alps.

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South Francigena Marathon,the first slow-paced marathon beyond Rome

2019 completes the series of Francigena marathons. The 28th April brings the South Francigena Marathon, the first non competitive walk which takes participants to the discovery of the Francigena of the South along the sections of Velletri and Rome.

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