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Valle d'Aosta: section disrupted in Etroubles, an alternative route available

The farm trail along the Via Francigena close to the Etroubles cemetery, which leads to Aguettes, has been closed to both pedestrian and vehicular access due to a landslide on Sunday 7th July.

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Pass, hospice and St. Bernard dogs

Pass, hospice and St. Bernard dogs

Via Francigena: the St. Bernard Dogs

The Great St. Bernard Pass (2,476 m.), the highest point of the Via Francigena, is inseparably linked to the famous dogs that contributed to its popularity and are related to the image of Switzerland.

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Decathlon and the Via Francigena: a new and important collaboration

A new strategic collaboration has been founded between the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) and Decathlon Italia, leading company for sportswear.

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The Via Francigena in 'Scarp de' tenis', a Special Dedicated to Walking Routes

The Via Francigena will appear in ’Scarp de’ tenis’. The non-profit street newspaper dedicates its July edition to "Hiking in Italy".

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Via Francigena: Candidate of the European Cultural Tourism Network

The European Association of the Via Francigena Ways has become a candidate of the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) award 2019.

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Vie Francigene European Festival, new edition with 600 events and 4 speakers.

Around 600 events are scheduled for the "9th edition of the Vie Francigene European Festival, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019", considering the autumn events currently being defined. 

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Sosta & Gusta, Three Info Signs to Discover Parmigiano Reggiano in the Province of Parma

 Crossing the Via Francigena in the province of Parma is a journey in the kingdom of Parmigiano Reggiano. From June, three information signs will be found in Fidenza, Medesano and Berceto.

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Time Left to Take Part in "Gargano DOC - Scuola del Cinema sui Cammini e gli Itinerari Culturali"

There are still a few days left for video makers, walkers and travellers to take part in the 2019 edition of "Gargano DOC - Documentary School on Paths and Cultural Routes", to be held from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th July 2019 in the former Sansone Barracks at the Umbra Forest and in various locations of the Gargano National Park.

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Il Palazzetto sulla Francigena, Guest House - Formello

From 24th June to 20th July 2019, the "IL PALAZZETTO SULLA FRANCIGENA" guest house will promote this initiative for pilgrims travelling to Formello.

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Festival Vie Francigene, Cristina Menghini's Experience

The 2019 edition of the European Festival "Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019" is dedicated to the theme "The feminine way. Sensitivity in Human and Natural Landscapes". One experience this year is that of Cristina Menghini, pilgrim, president of the non-profit association Walking on the Via Francigena and environmental hiking guide.

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European Festival of Via Francigena Ways, Presentation in Rome

On 1st July, at the CIVITA Association in Piazza Venezia, 11 in Rome, a press conference will be held to present the 9th edition of the European Festival "Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019".

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The Via Francigena and the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe exhibition in Paris

On 17th June in Paris, the exhibition on cultural routes of the Council of Europe was inaugurated at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture, where the Via Francigena, certified in 1994, stands out.

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Travel to Apulia for the project ‘Italy-Greece-Turkey on Foot’

On 27 May – 1 June 2019 the European Association of the Via Francigena Ways has conducted a study visit to the Apulia region in the framework of the cooperation project ‘Italy, Greece and Turkey on Foot’.

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EAVF participated in the Council of Europe Cultural Routes Training Academy

The cultural route of the Via Francigena participated in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes Training Academy and presented its best practices and latest projects.

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The New Edition of our "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes" Magazine

The Sanctuary of San Michele in Monte Sant'Angelo in Puglia, the symbolic image of the 47th edition of the "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes" magazine.

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CASETTA NEL BORGO in Olevano Romano

Finely restored with wooden beams and exposed stones apartment. You find towels and shampoo, first aid kit, and a person on site for all information and needs

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The European Association of Via Francigena Ways renews relationships and launches towards Europe

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways Assembly in Besançon on Friday 14th June strengthens the EAVF's role of route coordinator along the 3,000km from Canterbury to Santa Maria di Leuca

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The Francigena and Art, painting and plastic art competition

 There's still time until 31st July to participate in the competition announced by Fondazione Centro Arti Visive di Pietrasanta: "Hiking: the struggle, joy, and sharing of this internal experience".

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Hotel San Michele - San Gimignano

10% discount on web-rate on www.sanmichelehotel.it with promo code: AEVF2019 - promotion valid only for online reservations.

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On the cycle path from La Storta to San Pietro, Valorizziamo Veio hike a success

On Sunday 9th June the traditional "On the road to Rome along the Via Francigena - last section from La Storta to San Pietro" walk was once again successful, organised by Valorizziamo Veio association.

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