The incredible team of Road to Rome Ambassadors, walking and cycling along the entire Via Francigena, crossing 3.200km in England, France, Switzerland and Italy. A fantastic mix of never-ending energy, curiosity, wanderlust and passion for adventures, transmitting their Via Francigena stories to the entire world!
Professional Travel Blogger since 2015, I write about 360° trips: from my city (Milan) to the most remote places on the planet. I love volcanoes (and all of nature) and photography.
Diego Passoni is one of the best known radio hosts of Radio Deejay, Italian television presenter and dancer. Follow him on
Modern video maker and explorer: I share stories of unknown places, traditions, and the authentic characters of my land. In short: it’s not an effort but a mission!
Swiss couple who loves to explore the world, especially by hiking and doing outdoor activities. We share our trips and tips to travel more sustainably on Instagram.
My name is Manuele and I am a professional guide from Tuscany. I can't wait to accompany you to my lands on this wonderful adventure.
My job of a blogger, food photographer and a content creator is also my greatest passion. I am in love with traveling, photography, cooking, daydreaming, art, kindness, archipelagos...
I am a traveling soul, I love discovering simple places that treasure hidden beauties, but my favorite trips are with a backpack and on foot.
Sergio Valzania, historian and journalist began his journeys in 2004, organizing the itinerant broadcast of Radio3 along the Cammino di Santiago, Via Francigena, reaching Istanbul and Jerusalem.
Specialized in education and rehabilitation in mental health, Daniele has traveled thousands of kilometers on foot in Italy and abroad over the past 20 years.
Hiking, Environment, Energy: this is my life. I proudly come from Piedmont. When I don’t have worse things to do, you’ll find me strolling in the mountains.
Youtuber, digital nomad, philosopher from the region of Friuli, Italy, Mary Jane spreads environmental awareness, local knowledge and positivity through her travel vlogs.
Andrea Ciotti, 22 years old, from Varese. He loves to travel, meet people and discover new places....obviously accompanied by his videocamera
Professional photographer who loves outdoors and sports. Thanks to her degree in design, she is also specialised in visual communication and digital marketing.
Enrico is a landscape, commercial and voyage photographer based in Rome. He aims to valorize places outside of tourist circuits, inspiring people to strengthen their connection with nature and hidden beauties.
Freelance photographer and videomaker and adventurer by nature with the aim of discovering new cultures, traditions and unexplored roads.
Giulia is 23 years old and has always been passionate of photography and movies; she loves wild nature and “into the wild” adventures. She works daily on large productions, creating videos and short films.
Luce is a photographer who adopts an anthropocentric gaze on the events that surround her. Her investigation develops in different photographic fields.
Mattia has always cherished his passion for photogrphy and visual arts. He is really happy once he has his backpack on the shoulders and the camera around his neck.
Nick is a freelance photographer and storyteller, sharing outdoor and lifestyle stories. Through photography, he can transmit the spirit of his adventures and of his journeys.
Founder of Impatto Visivo, he is specialized in video production and post-production. Roberto is an expert in special visual effects, Steadycam video footage and motion graphics content creation.
Sharon is a photographer dedicated to portraits and visual art, but she also works for events and weddings. Passionate about nature and travelling, she loves to walk and discover new locations.
Owner of the SL Studios production house, he is currently specialized in aerial footage and drone driving, cooperating with such companies in Italy and abroad as Radio Deejay, Rai and Warner Music.
Committed for 20 years to spreading knowledge about slow traveling, by foot and by bike, he collaborates with some of the key Italian entities for tourism promotion including EAVF.
Archaeologist and licensed trekking guide, he works at the Department of Tourism and Culture of the Apulia region, focusing on sustainable tourism and walking routes.
I am a student in history of arts and a passionate walker. Thanks to my internship I had the opportunity of bringing together my interest, mapping cultural heritage sites along the Via Francigena.
Working in the organization of RtR I took my first steps in the world of pilgrimages. The best part? I was able to leave the desk, discovering that the Via Francigena in the South runs across my backyard!
I am Edgar, a student in international relations and public affairs. It is a real pleasure to help the development of the Via Francigena through my humble action. See you soon on the road !
A citizen of the world, Elena lived in 8 countries and travelled to almost all the continents with her backpack, camera, and a notebook. International relations and European projects.
Director of the tourist office of the "Pays du St-Bernard" in Switzerland, he is also EAVF's vice-president since 2016. With a passion for mountain hiking, he'll be happy to guide the march in Switzerland.
In the beginning of my third year of the bachelor in communication, I am fortunate to be able to enrich myself professionally as a trainee in communication at EAVF.
Archeologist, tourist guide and historic roads enthusiast, Giusy has a strong sense for problem solving. She was responsible for the logistics of RtR event along the Via Francigena in the South.
Based in Champlitte, Jacques joined the EAVF team as a development manager for the French and Swiss sections. He is passionate about history, nature, heritage and gastronomy.
His passion for hiking led him to walk along many European trails. EAVF director, he has been working at the association for 17 years now, always with his shoes and backpack ready to depart.
Licensed trekking guide and architect, who loves travelling and learn about history and culture. Assiduous and tenacious walker, always looking for new discoveries. Project Manager at EAVF.
Born in Rome, passionate about social media and the realm of communication, Marika graduated in 2020 in Tourism Economics and Management at the University Ca' Foscari in Venice. EAVF social media.
Student at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice for a Master in Tourism Management, she holds the role of Project Assistant and is responsible for the logistics of the "Road to Rome 2021" event.
Always on in the footsteps of old routes to discover the artistic heritage, without forgetting a stop to taste local food and wine specialties. Administrative management for EAVF.
Passionate about cycling, the environment and adventure, last year she rode her cargo bike across the entire Italian section of the Via Francigena. Road to Rome 2021 social media manager.
Born in Florence, since ever Nicole earned the nickname of “child with a suitcase”, then preferring a backpack as she grew. EAVF project assistant.
Born in Piacenza, Italy, Sami has been the EAVF project manager for 10 years. Lover of trekking, but above all of good food.
British and Canadian citizen: my very origins make me a nomad, perpetually searching my true Self. I love camping, climbing and doing yoga. EAVF project assistant.
Tireless and curious traveller, I'm not afraid of steep climbs or ending up on the other side of the world. Communication manager.