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The Via Francigena Meeting with Emilia Romagna in Rimini

A meeting with the Via Francigena in Riminiwill take place from 18th to 24th August. In the institutional stand of the region of Emilia Romagna (Pavilion A3, Position A3.09) coordinated by APT Services Emilia Romagna, the routes are the protagonists of numerous events.

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The Francigena Way in Lombardy

The Francigena Way in Lombardy

The Via Francigena in Lombardy, the EAVF Project Wins the Regional Call

The Via Francigena is also among the projects selected by the region of Lombardy call for the promotion of Lombardy UNESCO sites and cultural routes. The proposal, entitled "La Via Francigena in Lombardy. Towards UNESCO candidacy", was presented by the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (AEVF) with the support of the provinces of Lodi and Pavia.

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World Francigena Ultramarathon: the 12th and 13th October Trekking and Nordic Walking along Sigeric's Anceint Route

The ancient route will be travelled by pilgrims on 12th and 13th October with the World Francigena UltraMarathon. A non-competitive 120km trekking and Nordic walking hike, which offers five different tracks you can choose from.

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Casa del Pellegrino - Sutri

Discount on entrance fee at the museum of palazzo Doebbing for all our guests.  

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Festival Vie Francigene: walking in the outskirts with Ilaria Canali

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 ". The journey with this year's testimonials continues with Ilaria Canali, promoter of the National Women's Network on the Way.

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Via Francigena, Organisations and Associations in place for Maintenance in Tuscany

Maintenance work on the Via Francigena continues. In the last few weeks, thanks to the collaboration between organisations and local associations, the first grass cutting event was carried out along a part of the route in Tuscany, in the municipalities of San Gimignano, Colle Val d'Elsa, Monteriggioni, Siena, Monteroni d'Arbia and Radicofani.

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Via Francigena - candidate of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes award 2019

The European Association of the Via Francigena Ways participate in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes award.

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Salvatore, the Via Francigena on Foot to Raise Awareness

Thirty-four days of walking to cover the entire Via Francigena, and then continue through the Magna Via Francigena from Palermo to Agrigento, arriving in Ireland along the Dingle Way.

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Interim management meeting of the cooperation project "Italy, Greece, Turkey on Foot"

On 23 - 24 July 2019 the Via Francigena participated in the interim management meeting of the 12-month  project "Italy, Greece and Turkey on foot", which took place in a town of Misi, in the vicinity of Turkish Bursa.

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“CorreVoce” Silence has a Voice along the Via Francigena

After cycling across half of Europe and in 2018 the Via Francigena del Nord, from Canterbury to Aosta, this year Renato and Alessandro from ReAl Bike Experience will be representatives of AIMUSE, the Italian Selective Mutism Association, along the Italian Via Francigena from Aosta to Rome.

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"We Walk for cancer", a pilgrim's tale

Trekking across Europe is a dream for most Australians! But my sister, Sue McGann and I have turned those dreams into reality - a global journey for a worthy cause!

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Via Francigena, A Growing Community: EAVF Data

The community of enthusiasts around the Via Francigena grows stronger. Proof of this can be seen in the data collected by the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) with the coordination and development of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

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Francigena Furnishings, Six Municipalities Launch a Competition

The design competition for the construction of urban furnishings dedicated to tourists - pilgrims - citizens along the Via Francigena and the path of San Colombano has been published.

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Via Francigena, the Confesercenti Parma 2020 Project

On July 14th, at the headquarters of Confesercenti Parma, the project of historical research and tourist development “La Via Francigena, spiritual way and way of trade and hospitality” was presented, which is part of the projects connected to the initiatives in course for "Parma 2020, Capital of Italian Culture".

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Gargano Doc Works Concluded, the Documentary School for Cultural Routes

On Sunday 14th July the works of "Gargano DOC", the "School of documentaries on the Paths and Cultural Routes"

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September and the "I Love Cammini Emilia Romagna" hikes

The "I Love Cammini Emilia-Romagna" initiative continues in September with a rich calendar of excursions.

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Vie Francigene Festival: Sofia Bracalenti's Experience

The 2019 edition of the European Festival "Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019" is dedicated to the theme of "The Feminine Way. Sensitivity in Human and Natural Landscapes ". Our journey with this year's accounts continues with Sofia Bracalenti.

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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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Francigena, an Artistic Project to Enhance the Route

The "Francigena" artistic project, born from an idea of ​​Charles Myber, historical journalist and president of "The Renaissance Association of the Via Francigena" aims to enhance the 1800km route which unites England, France, Switzerland and Italy.

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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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