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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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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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The Routes4u Project

Routes4U is the name chosen for an important project promoted by the European Commission (DG Regio) and the European Institute for Cultural Routes (EICR).

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European Festival of the Via Francigena and Routes, a Theme of Femininity and Invite to Participate

The ninth edition of "European Festival of Via Francigena and Routes - Collective Project 2019". The project proposes a rich day of initiatives to promote and enhance territories crossed by paths and cultural routes of the Council of Europe.

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"Gargano DOC - Documentary school on Paths and Cultural Routes" project presented

 During the territorial meeting for Puglia Nord of the "Committee for Paths and Cultural Routes" in Monte Sant'Angelo on Wednesday morning, the activities and 2019 "Gargano DOC - Documentary school on Paths and Cultural Routes" project were presented. 

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Andrea Devicenzi's Journey Continues, his Fourth stage from Montale to Berceto

Step by step, Andrea Devicenzi, the Paralympic athlete, is travelling the 1,000km from the Great St Bernard Pass in Valle d'Aosta to St Peter's in Rome. With his leg, two crutches, and sponsors, Parmovo, BMW, Quixa and Dama Abbigliamento.

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