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EAVF, a new workplace to develop the Cultural Route in France

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) is looking for a Communication and Development Officer to develop this Cultural Route in France.

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Via Francigena Entry Point, winter opening hours

The winter opening hours have been established at the "Via Francigena Entry Point" of Lucca.

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Agreement between EAVF and FFRP, find the complete French Via Francigena online

The Via Francigena in France takes another step forward. Thanks to the agreement signed on 14th September between the EAVF (European Association of Via Francigena Ways) and FFRP (Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre), the complete section of the route in France reported as GR145® -  is available on the website www.viefrancigene.org. 

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Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, hikes of faith and new meetings

The cultural routes of the Council of Europe, paths of faith and new meetings: this is the title of the day scheduled for 27th November at the Palais d'Europe in Strasbourg, organised by the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe. 

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ATWS 2018, tour operators and international journalists explore the Via Francigena

The 15th Adventure Travel World Summit held from 15th to 18th October in Montecatini Terme (Tuscany) ended with great success. 

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Ultramarathon, the 32km route from Radicofani to Acquapendente returns in December

The 32km World Francigena Ultramarathon from Radicofani to Acquapendente will return on the 9th December 2018. 

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The Via Francigena in Piedmont, EAVF November General Assembly

The General Assembly of the European Association of Via Francigena Ways will take place on 9th November 2018 in Ivrea, at the Giacosa Theatre. Members and friends of the Association from England, France, Switzerland and Italy will be present, as well as all those interested in the European route.

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Via Francigena of the South, a coordinated strategy for certification

"The Via Francigena del Sud - Appia on its way to certification. Role of the associations": this was the theme at the centre of the meeting organised by the Via Francigena del Sud Committee in the Appia Antica Park on 20th October.

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Carta di Spineto, shared standards and guidelines

The philosopher Spinoza wrote: "The road that leads to knowledge is a road that passes by good meetings" and undoubtedly good and profitable were those that concluded the weekend at the Abbey of Spineto, in Sarteano at the conference "Tuscany on its way ... towards other regions".

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Via Francigena Termale, the project launches in Tuscany

Officially part of Via Francigena termale in Tuscany. The project, presented on 10th October at the headquarters of the Region of Tuscany in Florence, aims to offer a service to those who make the journey and want to broaden the pilgrim experience through a proposal dedicated to well-being.

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Via Francigena Award, deadline extended

The deadline for participation in the literary prize "Intanto Parto ... tales and prose on the road" has been extended. The entries may be sent in until 18th November 2018 (the first deadline was 15th October 2018).

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#CamminainTuscia in Montefiascone, Elisabetta Ferrari's story

The Chamber of Commerce of Viterbo organised #CamminainTuscia from 3rd to 10th October 2018: the third edition of the route along the Via Francigena: 120km on foot in Tuscia.

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'Hospitale' inaugurated in Lamporo

On 22nd September the new 'Hospitale' for Via Francigena pilgrims was inaugurated in Lamporo (VC).

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I Love Francigena takes Emilia Romagna by storm

Success for the 2018 edition of "I Love Francigena" in Emilia-Romagna. The event-trip along the Emilian stretch of Sigeric’s route sold out.

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Viterbo, the pilgrim benediction ceremony

In the Church of San Pellegrino, in the historical and medieval centre of Viterbo, the Pilgrim's Benediction (of the pouch and bordone) will be celebrated.

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Territorial Cultural Tourism, competition for a Master’s at the University of Parma

The announcement for a 1st level Master's Degree in "Cultural Tourism of the Territories" 2018-19 has been published on the University of Parma website, aimed at graduates or Master’s graduates who intend to qualify in the field of cultural tourism. They will become able to elaborate territorial development strategies to support public bodies or private companies.

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SantiaGoToRome on it's way to Italy

The first part of the SantiaGoToRome project was successful: Sara Pezzuto set over 2000 signposts with the red arrow indicating the road to Rome along the Spanish section of the Camino de Santiago.

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Siena, the World Francigena Ultramarathon postponed to 27th and 28th October

The World Francigena Ultramarathon will now take place on 27th and 28th October. The event has been postponed for a week compared to the initial date (20-21 October) due to the extraordinary Palio of the city of Siena.

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France, important agreement with the FFRP towards the promotion of the Via Francigena

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) and the Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre (FFRP) have signed an agreement with the goal of enhancing and promoting the Via Francigena in France.

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Walk For Research, along the Francigena for Fondazione Bambino Gesù

On 8th September 2018 the new Walk For Research project was kicked off by Alessandro Ronald Sabelli in collaboration with ASD Stone Tower.

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