Via Francigena. The Road to Rome

  • The Walking Path
    The Walking Path

More than a 2000 kilometers to travel, from Canterbury to Rome, step by step, over easy mountain paths, mule tracks, rural and secondary roads, cypress-lined dirt roads or those shaded by majestic pines. Under your feet run the oldest streets of these beautiful countries. Streets paved with river stones, slabs worn by the passage of time, until you reach the "cobblestones" of Rome. The trail will take you through villages where all roads lead to Rome. The official route of the Via Francigena is the safest, and was carefully designed to be traveled by all ages



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Criticalities along the Path

Via Francigena stages in Vercelli - Pavia are repaired

The stages in the area of Vercelli and Pavia between Vercelli and Robbio suffered major damage following the floods of the past few weeks. Now, the two sections have been repaired and can be walked through again, thanks to the valuable work of volunteers.

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Valle d'Aosta: passage through the municipality of Chambave is forbidden due to Covid-19 red zone

On 15 October it was announced that the town of Chambave has been declared a Covid-19 red zone, therefore it is now forbidden to move in the town except for proven work and family purposes and - for residents – being close to their home.

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Critical conditions: bad weather in Garlasco - Pavia

Violent rainfall has occurred in recent days along the Pavese section of the Via Francigena. Critical situation remains.

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Sloways luggage transport on Via Francigena

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