Via Francigena. The Road to Rome

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On the Via Francigena from Aosta Valley to Tuscany with Meridiani Cammini

The May edition of the magazine Meridiani Cammini is dedicated to the stretch of the Via Francigena from the Grand Saint Bernard Pass to Lucca, one of the most picturesque routes in Italy.

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Pilgrims on the Via Francigena

Pilgrims on the Via Francigena

Via Francigena LIVE broadcasts!

The EAVF live broadcasts continue to explore the Via Francigena and the worlds of routes and itineraries to accompany you until we start walking again on our beloved paths!

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The first 30 kilometres of the Via Francigena!

In the last weeks we "virtually" discovered the entire Via Francigena, starting with the Via Francigena of the South, then continuing with the northern Italian path, the Swiss route and then the French path last week.

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Via Francigena towns apply to the European Programme “Cultural Heritage in Action”

Via Francigena hubs of Fidenza and Pavia have recently submitted their best practices of heritage rehabilitation along the Via Francigena to the European Programme “Cultural Heritage in Action”.

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Via Francigena participates in the Erasmus Plus project call

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2021.

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FIAB Campaign: we ride in Italy

The Italian Environment and Bicycle Federation (FIAB), which for over 30 years has been committed to promoting cycling tourism, healthy lifestyle and encouraging the use of bicycles,

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Meeting of the Via Francigena European Committee for Interregional Technical Coordination

Since 2012 the European Association of the Via Francigena EAVF has promoted cooperation among all the stakeholders along the Via Francigena.

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Via Francigena runs for the title “My Favourite GR” in France

Support the Via Francigena to win “My Favourite GR” competition on MonGR.fr! The 4th edition of the competition "My favourite GR", managed by the French Hiking Federation (Fédération Française de Randonnée) has started. Eight long-distance routes are competing this year to win the title of French favourite route and the Via Francigena is one of them!

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Via Francigena: 2019 statistical analysis of the path

A snapshot of the Via Francigena development in 2019 through a sample analysis of 2,000 EAVF pilgrim passports and rest stops.

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Via Francigena competes for a prestigious award of the Council of Europe

The European Association of the Via Francigena ways EAVF participates in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes award 2020. This year’s award is titled “Cultural Routes for creative economy and local sustainable development”.

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Publication “Via Francigena For All?”

An important publication "Via Francigena For All?" focused on the route’s accessibility has been recently published on Almatourism, by Pietro Scidurlo and Giulia d'Angeli in collaboration with the association Free Wheels Onlus.

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RE-Departure: the traveller of "tomorrow" and adrenaline rush

We are stuck. Stop with tourism, stop with racing, walking, trekking and sport. Stop with our social relationships, those made of hugs, kisses, dinners, but also of gyms, meetings and conferences.

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Traveling with Efrén from Canterbury to Rome!

Nowadays we feel the need to find alternative ways to "live" the path and make few stages of the route.

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Via Francigena live! 10 live emissions about routes and slow tourism

In these motionless days we would like to feel closer with wayfarers and walkers, that is why we decided to raise voices about the experience of the journey

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2019 ACTIVITY REPORT now available on-line: The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme

The EPA Secretariat announce the release of the 2019 Activity Report of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme, prepared in cooperation with the European Institute of Cultural Routes.

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Beautiful images of the Via Francigena in the Veio park – a virtual exhibition

A virtual exhibition dedicated to one of the treasures ​​of the Veio Park: the Via Francigena route,

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Tourism during COVID. Why not recovering tourism with help of the Via Francigena?

 The coronavirus as an opportunity to understand a new way of sustaining tourism activities and approaching the world.

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Discovering the Via Francigena in France

The french part of the Via Francigena is not as famous as the italian part. 

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Home travel along the Via Francigena together with the BBC

In 2019 the BBC aired a television series about the Via Francigena, which followed travel of eight British celebrities who walked along the route from Martigny to Rome.

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