On the occasion of the Forum "Les Chemins de la Via Francigena" that will take place in Monteriggioni (30th January), the Scientific Committee of European Association Vie Francigene will meet for the first time to start research projects and studies on pilgrimage routes, landscapes and policies for sustainable local development and to support the European cultural itineraries.Read More
In response to the growing demand of walkers, tourists and pilgrims, the company Idea-Marketing of Rivergaro (PC), in collaboration with the European Association of the Via Francigena, is launching a new line of exclusive products with the official brand AEVF, dedicated to those who love traveling slow along the Francigena Ways and Cultural Routes.Read More
A new guide to discover the P.D.P and P.G.I products along the Via Francigena. This publication is realized as a special of the Magazine "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes".Read More
In 2016 the Jubilee launched by the Francis Pope and the « Year of walking » launched by the Italian Ministry of Culture and Tourism will be celebrate. At the same time the European Association of Via Francigena will celebrate the 15th anniversary. An important Forum will take place in Monteriggioni on 30th January 2016.Read More
The 2015 Council of Europe Cultural Routes Advisory Forum was co-organised by the Ministry for Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, the Council of Europe Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR).Read More
Cultural and landscape heritage as economic driver, economic impact assessment of public policies. The Via Francigena case study in Tuscany.Read More
In order to present the final results in Monteriggioni in October during the event focused on the Via Francigena, the Study Department of Touring Club of Italy in cooperation with the European Association Francugena Ways is carrying out a survey to monitor tourist flows on Italian Via Francigena.Read More
"Radio Francigena" is a multimedia project presented in three languages (English, French and Italian) inspired by the Via Francigena as a melting pot of culture, history, traditions and tourism, that will develop an indestructible heritage of a Europe that has always been united and bound to universal, Christian and libertarian values.Read More
The‘Francigena Way Transmedia LIVE Show' is an Innovative Multimedia Event that will be broadcast in Live streaming, h24, for about 3 months, along the ancient Via Francigena, and that will also have You as a Protagonist in front of the cameras with a turnover of Storytellers, Guests, and Expertise.Read More
The Guidebook "Via Francigena, an European Road from Great St. Bernard to Rome is ready in the English version.Read More
Miles Skinner, an English marathon runner, set off from Lucca on the 25th of April for a real challenge: running 420 km, the equivalent of ten marathons, in 7 days, following the Via Francigena from Lucca to Rome.
Miles runs to raise funds for the Monte San Martino Trust, an English charity that offers scholarships to deserving Italian students, founded to repay the Italian people who during the World War II gave shelter to allied war prisoners.
AEVF and sloWays have been partners in the organization of the travel, assisting Miles in the itinerary definition and booking of accomodation along the path.
The VIIth coordinating meeting of the interregional commettee of Via Francigena is under preparation. This technical body coordinated by the EAVF connects the 18 European regions on Via Francigena. The meeting will take place on 26th June 2015, in Saint Maurice, in the Swiss Canton of Valais.Read More
The walk as pursuit, spirituality, a process of growing but also listening, along which discover once more the values and traditions of a certain territory.The Francigena International Arts Festival is back in the Tuscan part of the Via Francigena, in the district of Lucca.Read More