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
A Blantyre man will walk 500 miles - and then 1000 more - in a bid to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.Read More
Summery of the doctoral thesis of Eva Spinazzè in History of Arts at Ca’Foscari University of Venice – IUAV – University of Verona, in co-supervision with the University of ZurichRead More
The President of the European Association of Via Francigena, Massimo Tedeschi, was invited to Canterbury by the City Council to underline the important work that the Association is doing for promoting the route.Read More
In order to provide a better service to the growing number of pilgrims, walkers and travellers who request it, a new method for the distribution of the official credential of the Via Francigena is active.Read More
Just a few words about Canterbury and the opportunities related to the promotion of the Via Francigena with Mrs Jean Law, Deputy Leader, Canterbury City CouncilRead More
The next meeting of the European Committee for Technical Interregional Coordination of the Via Francigena will take place in Reims, on Friday 12 December. A new page focused on this Committee and related activities, programmes, documents and meetings is available on the EAVF websiteRead More
"Council of Europe cultural routes: cultural tourism for intercultural dialogue and social stability". The 2014 Council of Europe Cultural Routes Advisory Forum was co-organised by the Ministry for Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Council of Europe Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR). The European Association of Via Francigena has attended this meeting.Read More
Ann Bishops is traveling on the Via Francigena to Rome after starting from Reims in France in September 1st by carriage with three ponies, one of her traveling companion already on the Way of St.James and a cousin with his three children.Read More
This call for proposals aims at strengthening the competitiveness of the European tourism sector by encouraging the extension of the tourism season and by increasing internal mobility of seniors and young people. CoE Cultural Routes are considered important stakeholders for supporting the creation of these products.Read More