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EAVF participates in the Annual Forum of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

EAVF participates in the Annual Forum of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, which takes place in Sibiu, Romania on 2-4 October 2019.

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Trail Angels: Volunteers on a Maintenance Mission along the Via Francigena in Piemont

Trail Angels in action on the Via Francigena in Piedmont! A group of volunteers from the Associazione Amici della Via Francigena di Santhià  (Association Friends of the Via Francigena of Santhià) together with Mr Marcello Vallese went on a field mission to take care of the route maintenance in the Biella area.

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Brewery San Gimignano: a Journey of Taste

"Each of our beer, with its inspiration, label and name, is a tribute to a certain way of walking or traveling, a particular mood that accompanies the pilgrim, a special way of discovering the world".

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Cammino dei Papi – the Popes’ Way, great success of the second edition

On Sunday, September 8, the second edition of the Cammino dei Papi – the Popes’ Way - took place along the Montefiascone - Viterbo leg of the Via Francigena.

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The Via Francigena in Lombardy: the First Project Presentation in Somaglia

The first of two presentations of the project “Via Francigena in the Lombardy Region. Towards the UNESCO World Heritage candidacy " was held on 4 September 2019 at the Covazzi Castle in Somaglia, the province of Lodi.

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EAVF participates in the Routes4U grant scheme in EUSAIR macro region

The EAVF applied for funding in the framework of the Routes4U grant scheme for the Adriatic and Ionian macro-region.

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Canterbury: AEVF meets Mr Robert Thomas, a new elected Leader of a municipal government

North and South of the Via Francigena are getting closer and closer. While the members are looking forward to participating in the upcoming General Assembly of the European Association of the Via Francigena Ways (AEVF) in Bari, to take place on 18 October 2019, the future of the European Cultural Route has been discussed in Canterbury.

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CorreVoce, cycling outfits ready. First meeting in Aosta on 30th September

Cycling outfits are ready for the "CorreVoce"  cycling campaign along the Via Francigena from Aosta to Rome to raise awareness and inform people of selective mutism.

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Boez: a journey on foot, six inmates along the Francigena of the South. The docu-series airing in Italy

From 2 to 13 September at 8.20 pm on Rai3 , "Boez - Let's go away " is broadcasting the docu-series of ten episodes which tells the story of the journey on foot of six boys convicted of breaking the law and under internal and external detention.

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The Via Francigena loses Palmira Orsières, hiking ambassador. The EAVF remembers

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) expresses its condolences for the loss of Palmira Orsières, in love with the Via Francigena, nature and hiking. A true ambassador of the values ​​linked to the European journey, especially those of friendship, listening and sharing.

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"Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini" at the 76th Venice Film Festival

The 2nd edition of "Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini", the Festival created and organised by MAD - Memorie Audiovisive della Daunia, was presented at the 76th Venice Film Festival.

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A mural on the Via Francigena in Bollengo

The road is long and full of expectations: this is the title of the mural created by Eugenio Pacchioli for the municipality of Bollengo (TO) along the Via Francigena.

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Hikes and Routes, a competition in Donnas for Concession of two Municipal Buildings on the Francigena

The municipality of Donnas in Valle d'Aosta published a competition notice for the concession of the enhancement of buildings owned by Ancienne Maison Communale and Maison Henrielli.

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In Corte Sant'Andrea and Orio Litta, Pilgrim Festival - Ultreya! 2019

The Sigerico Laudense Company has organised the Pilgrim Festival - Ultreya! 2019 for the 14th and 15th September.

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September for Pilgrims at L’Archetto - Antichissima Città di Sutri

From today we'll offer pilgrims a welcome fit for a king with even better prices! 20€ per person, per night, including breakfast.

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The Via Francigena Meets the Swiss Federal Office for Culture and Cultural Routes

The Swiss Federal Office for Culture met in Bern on 23rd August to discuss the different cultural routes of the territory.

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Routes4U, meeting along the Via Francigena in Romainmôtier

On 22nd August in Romainmôtier, in the Vaud canton, an informative meeting took place along the Via Francigena for the Routes4U project in the Alpine macro region (EUSALP).

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Peregrinus, a construction workshop for pilgrims on the Via Francigena

Peregrinus is a construction workshop exploring minimal habitats for pilgrims on the Via Francigena. Two shelters were built in ten days by 20 students during this year’s assembly Easa Tourist 2019 in Villars-surOllon.

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On the Road with Stefano Dominioni, a European Look at the Via Francigena

"It was an authentic experience, I hope that one day my children will decide to travel a cultural route of the Council of Europe like the Via Francigena maybe with their friends". Summer brought a special pilgrim along the Francigena.#

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I Love Cammini along the Via Francigena, two dates of slow walking in Emilia Romagna

Our appointment with "I love Cammini Emilia Romagna" returns in September. There are two dates dedicated to the Via Francigena to experience and get to know the route at a slow pace: 7th September from Cassio to Berceto and the 14th September from Pontenure to Fiorenzuola d'Arda.

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