Via Francigena. The Road to Rome

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Via Francigena competes for a prestigious award of the Council of Europe

The European Association of the Via Francigena ways EAVF participates in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes award 2020. This year’s award is titled “Cultural Routes for creative economy and local sustainable development”.

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Publication “Via Francigena For All?”

An important publication "Via Francigena For All?" focused on the route’s accessibility has been recently published on Almatourism, by Pietro Scidurlo and Giulia d'Angeli in collaboration with the association Free Wheels Onlus.

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RE-Departure: the traveller of "tomorrow" and adrenaline rush

We are stuck. Stop with tourism, stop with racing, walking, trekking and sport. Stop with our social relationships, those made of hugs, kisses, dinners, but also of gyms, meetings and conferences.

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Traveling with Efrén from Canterbury to Rome!

Nowadays we feel the need to find alternative ways to "live" the path and make few stages of the route.

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Via Francigena live! 10 live emissions about routes and slow tourism

In these motionless days we would like to feel closer with wayfarers and walkers, that is why we decided to raise voices about the experience of the journey

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2019 ACTIVITY REPORT now available on-line: The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme

The EPA Secretariat announce the release of the 2019 Activity Report of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme, prepared in cooperation with the European Institute of Cultural Routes.

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Beautiful images of the Via Francigena in the Veio park – a virtual exhibition

A virtual exhibition dedicated to one of the treasures ​​of the Veio Park: the Via Francigena route,

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Tourism during COVID. Why not recovering tourism with help of the Via Francigena?

 The coronavirus as an opportunity to understand a new way of sustaining tourism activities and approaching the world.

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Discovering the Via Francigena in France

The french part of the Via Francigena is not as famous as the italian part. 

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Home travel along the Via Francigena together with the BBC

In 2019 the BBC aired a television series about the Via Francigena, which followed travel of eight British celebrities who walked along the route from Martigny to Rome.

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"La Via Della Storia", a film about a beautiful journey along the southern Via Francigena

An exciting story narrating about a beautiful journey along the southern Via Francigena is presented by a  Docu-Film " La Via Della Storia

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EAVF applies to Horizon 2020 programme

European Association of the Via Francigena ways, the Council of Europe cultural route, is ever committed to international cooperation

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Via Francigena contributes to the European Union strategies

The European Association of the Via Francigena ways EAVF contributes to the European Union macro-regional strategies for sustainable tourism development.

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10 tips for organizing your trip along the Via Francigena

Currently we are taking an advantage of having free time to thoroughly organize our next journey along the Via Francigena – a preparation stage often left out by some walkers.

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Association Via Francigena in Tuscia di Viterbo celebrates its first birthday!

Association Via Francigena in Tuscia di Viterbo is celebrating its first birthday! The association was born from a dream of two pilgrims who have travelled the Camino de Santiago and the Via Francigena and wanted to embrace pilgrims’ legacy on the territory of Tuscia – an historic area in the region of Latium with a capital in the city of Vitebro.

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The Association Amici Della Via Francigena Valle Di Susa is Born

The Association Amici Della Via Francigena Valle Di Susa (Association of the Friends of the Via Francigena Valle di Susa) was born in Rivoli. This spontaneous, voluntary and non-profit group consists of local outdoor enthusiasts - marathon runners, Nordic Walking instructors, walkers and pilgrims, who participate in most important events in the Valley of Susa and in the province. 

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The first official guide of the Via Francigena from Canterbury to the Grand Saint Bernard Pass

The first official guide of the Sigeric’s route from Canterbury to the Grand Saint Bernard Pass with a total of 1,200 km is on sale now.

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Route indications during the coronavirus emergency in Italy

With regard to the current COVID-19 emergency, information is shared at European and national level to which EAVF adheres.

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"I Walk in Italy" campaign: support for slow tourism at the time of the coronavirus

A campaign has been launched to make a concrete contribution to restart Italian tourism and attract attention of Italians and foreigners towards slow tourism that allows you to experience a holiday in close contact with nature: that of walking and cycling trips.

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