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Join the “Francigena Photo Contest 2024”!
☀️ Summer is here! The European Association of the Via Francigena ways (EAVF) wants to celebrate it with an exciting new initiative for all pilgrims who will be travelling the Via Francigena this summer!

From 21 June to 21 September, the “Francigena Photo Contest 2024” will be running, welcoming the stories of pilgrim adventures and awarding the best photos and reels of Your journey along the Via Francigena.

The contest, organised by the Swiss Association of the Via Francigena (SAVF – and promoted by the EAVF, is open to all pilgrims, cyclists, walkers, and hikers who will travel the European route during the summer of 2024.

To participate, just follow these 4 simple steps:
  1. Post one or more posts (not stories!) on Facebook and/or Instagram containing a photo or video (reel) of your journey along the Via Francigena
  2. Include in the caption:
    • A description
    • The location where the photo was taken
    • The hashtag #FrancigenaContest2024
  3. Don’t forget to follow and tag the profiles @viafrancigena_eu (on Instagram) and @ViaFrancigenaEU (on Facebook).
  4. …and now just wait for the results!
Keep in mind that:
  • To participate, your profile must be public!
  • If you post a gallery or album with multiple photos, only the first photo uploaded will be considered.
  • The absence of tags, hashtags, or a follow to the Via Francigena social profiles will result in disqualification.
And after 21 September?

The content uploaded by users will be evaluated by 30 September 2024 by an internal jury composed of members of the European Association of the Via Francigena ways and the Swiss Association of the Via Francigena, which will determine a winner for each of the following categories:

  • The most beautiful photo ➡️ win a Ferrino backpack and a Via Francigena-branded gadget
  • The most beautiful video/reel ➡️ win a pair of Garmont shoes and a Via Francigena-branded gadget
  • The most captivating anecdote/story ➡️ win a CAMCO merino wool garment and a Via Francigena-branded gadget
  • The funniest content ➡️ win a Via Francigena-branded t-shirt


🍀 Good luck… and buon cammino!!! 👣 📷

The “Francigena Photo Contest 2024” is organised with the support of EAVF’s technical partners
Ferrino, Garmont, and CAMCO.

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