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On the road with the Swiss German Television

On the road with the Swiss German Television

On the road with the Swiss German Television

The "Sternstunde Religion" editorial office of the Swiss German Television (SRF) will travel along the Via Francigena from 8 to 12 July from Saint-Maurice to Grand-Saint-Bernard.

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Great success for the first South Francigena Marathon

1,200 people took part in the South Francigena Marathon on 28th April. The first edition of the event along the Via Francigena of the South was a success, with high levels of participation and enthusiasm! 

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Gropello Cairoli presents stamp dedicated to the Via Francigena

A stamp dedicated to the Via Fracigena will be presented in Gropello Cairoli on 1st May.

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Château de Liettres - Liettres

Let's have a good night’s rest in this smallholding of Liettres Castle, part of the French National Heritage, and discover this step’s history that Sigeric The Serious wrote in his parchment

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The Via Francigena on the BBC

 The BBC has released a TV film on the Via Francigena with eight British celebrities who walked the Martigny - Rome section last summer.

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Fire at Notre Dame, the EAVF expresses its sympathy for France

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) expresses its sympaty for Paris and France for the fire last Monday, which burned part of Notre Dame Cathedral, UNESCO heritage.

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University of Toulouse studies the Via Francigena

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) participated in the conclusive study of the "Via Francigena" project realised by the School of Tourism of the "Jean Jaurès" University of Toulouse (Occitania).

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Via Francigena of the South, Puglia route confirmed

The regional council of Puglia has approved the plotted route of the Puglia section of the Via Francigena.

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From Molfetta to Monte Sant'Angelo on foot, the route of Giovannangelo de Gennaro: from faith to music

On foot from Molfetta to Monte Sant'Angelo, on the road for the Tenebrae of Good Friday. Giovannangelo de Gennaro will walk for five days of pilgrimage from Monday 15th April to Friday 19th April along the costal variant of the Via Francigena of the South.

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'Samedi de Quasimodo' along the Via Francigena in the Canton of Valais

The traditional "journée d’inspection" walk of “Samedi de Quasimodo” (the first Sunday after Easter) will once again take place on Saturday 27th April 2019, along the Via Francigena in the Canton of Valais (Switzerland).

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Monte Sant'Angelo, launch of “MAP - Memorie Audiovisive dei Pellegrini”

From April, the "MAP - Memorie Audiovisive dei Pellegrini" (audio-visual memories of pilgrims) activities will begin in Monte Sant’Angelo (Gargano, Foggia). It's a new project created and curated by “MAD - Memorie Audiovisive della Daunia” which will be added to the sphere of historical recovery and conservation, as well as the memories of the Capitanata territory realised by the Foggia production society.

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Forum des Chemins, the Via Francigena alongside other Routes

The Via Francigena and 24 other routes met at the "Forum des Chemins" in Paris, the annual event dedicated to pilgrimages.

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Via Francigena of the South, Mapping of the Campania Section

Another step forward for the Via Francigena of the South. The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) has been working on the Campania territory for the checking, mapping and final delineation of the Francigena route.

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Acquapendente, S'Osteria 38 inaugurated

On 30th March in Acquapendente the S'Osteria 38 was inaugurated: a new location along the Via Francigena at the northern entrance of the small town of Alta Tuscia, in correspondence with the first rest-stop in the Viterbo area of the historic pilgrim route at 827km.

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Berceto: UNESCO Municipality of the Via Francigena, Meeting with Distinguished Guests on 13th April

At 15:00 on 13th April at the old cinema Roma, the "Berceto: UNESCO municipality of the Via Francigena" meeting will take place.

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'Torno a Casa a Piedi' Tour, Jack Jaselli's Stops along the Francigena

Jack Jaselli's "Torno a casa a piedi tour" from Pavia to Rome will begin on 16th April. The singer, born in Milan and raised travelling the world, is ready to tour his last album "Torno a Casa" with a journey along the Francigena.

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Countdown for the South Francigena Marathon

Our meeting with the South Francigena Marathon is fast approaching. The first non-competitive walk along the Via Francigena of the South planned for the 28th April.

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From Frost to Fire, an Incredible Thousand-Year Journey along the Via Francigena

Four travellers from four different countries who have travelled the Via Francigena to Rome. An abbot who, on a magical night, opens the doors of the monastery and welcomes them. "Di Gelo e di Fuoco" lands in Italian bookshops and tells the incredible journey of a thousand years along the Via Francigena.

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The Via Francigena at the "Salon du Randonneur" in Lyon

From 22nd to 24th March the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) participated in the 13th edition of "Salon du Randonneur", a meeting dedicated to hikers in France in Lyon.

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UK and Italian Soroptimists walked along Francigena Way

UK and Italian Soroptimists walked their local sections of the Via Francigena to celebrate international friendship and International Women’s Day. The ancient pilgrims route goes between Canterbury and Rome.

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