Via Francigena. The Road to Rome

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Boez: a journey on foot, six inmates along the Francigena of the South. The docu-series airing in Italy

From 2 to 13 September at 8.20 pm on Rai3 , "Boez - Let's go away " is broadcasting the docu-series of ten episodes which tells the story of the journey on foot of six boys convicted of breaking the law and under internal and external detention.

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The Via Francigena loses Palmira Orsières, hiking ambassador. The EAVF remembers

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) expresses its condolences for the loss of Palmira Orsières, in love with the Via Francigena, nature and hiking. A true ambassador of the values ​​linked to the European journey, especially those of friendship, listening and sharing.

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"Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini" at the 76th Venice Film Festival

The 2nd edition of "Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini", the Festival created and organised by MAD - Memorie Audiovisive della Daunia, was presented at the 76th Venice Film Festival.

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A mural on the Via Francigena in Bollengo

The road is long and full of expectations: this is the title of the mural created by Eugenio Pacchioli for the municipality of Bollengo (TO) along the Via Francigena.

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Hikes and Routes, a competition in Donnas for Concession of two Municipal Buildings on the Francigena

The municipality of Donnas in Valle d'Aosta published a competition notice for the concession of the enhancement of buildings owned by Ancienne Maison Communale and Maison Henrielli.

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In Corte Sant'Andrea and Orio Litta, Pilgrim Festival - Ultreya! 2019

The Sigerico Laudense Company has organised the Pilgrim Festival - Ultreya! 2019 for the 14th and 15th September.

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The Via Francigena Meets the Swiss Federal Office for Culture and Cultural Routes

The Swiss Federal Office for Culture met in Bern on 23rd August to discuss the different cultural routes of the territory.

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Routes4U, meeting along the Via Francigena in Romainmôtier

On 22nd August in Romainmôtier, in the Vaud canton, an informative meeting took place along the Via Francigena for the Routes4U project in the Alpine macro region (EUSALP).

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Peregrinus, a construction workshop for pilgrims on the Via Francigena

Peregrinus is a construction workshop exploring minimal habitats for pilgrims on the Via Francigena. Two shelters were built in ten days by 20 students during this year’s assembly Easa Tourist 2019 in Villars-surOllon.

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On the Road with Stefano Dominioni, a European Look at the Via Francigena

"It was an authentic experience, I hope that one day my children will decide to travel a cultural route of the Council of Europe like the Via Francigena maybe with their friends". Summer brought a special pilgrim along the Francigena.#

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I Love Cammini along the Via Francigena, two dates of slow walking in Emilia Romagna

Our appointment with "I love Cammini Emilia Romagna" returns in September. There are two dates dedicated to the Via Francigena to experience and get to know the route at a slow pace: 7th September from Cassio to Berceto and the 14th September from Pontenure to Fiorenzuola d'Arda.

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The Via Francigena Meeting with Emilia Romagna in Rimini

A meeting with the Via Francigena in Riminiwill take place from 18th to 24th August. In the institutional stand of the region of Emilia Romagna (Pavilion A3, Position A3.09) coordinated by APT Services Emilia Romagna, the routes are the protagonists of numerous events.

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The Francigena Way in Lombardy

The Francigena Way in Lombardy

The Via Francigena in Lombardy, the EAVF Project Wins the Regional Call

The Via Francigena is also among the projects selected by the region of Lombardy call for the promotion of Lombardy UNESCO sites and cultural routes. The proposal, entitled "La Via Francigena in Lombardy. Towards UNESCO candidacy", was presented by the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (AEVF) with the support of the provinces of Lodi and Pavia.

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World Francigena Ultramarathon: the 12th and 13th October Trekking and Nordic Walking along Sigeric's Anceint Route

The ancient route will be travelled by pilgrims on 12th and 13th October with the World Francigena UltraMarathon. A non-competitive 120km trekking and Nordic walking hike, which offers five different tracks you can choose from.

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Casa del Pellegrino - Sutri

Discount on entrance fee at the museum of palazzo Doebbing for all our guests.  

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Festival Vie Francigene: walking in the outskirts with Ilaria Canali

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 ". The journey with this year's testimonials continues with Ilaria Canali, promoter of the National Women's Network on the Way.

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Via Francigena, Organisations and Associations in place for Maintenance in Tuscany

Maintenance work on the Via Francigena continues. In the last few weeks, thanks to the collaboration between organisations and local associations, the first grass cutting event was carried out along a part of the route in Tuscany, in the municipalities of San Gimignano, Colle Val d'Elsa, Monteriggioni, Siena, Monteroni d'Arbia and Radicofani.

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Via Francigena - candidate of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes award 2019

The European Association of the Via Francigena Ways participates in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes award.

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Salvatore, the Via Francigena on Foot to Raise Awareness

Thirty-four days of walking to cover the entire Via Francigena, and then continue through the Magna Via Francigena from Palermo to Agrigento, arriving in Ireland along the Dingle Way.

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Interim management meeting of the cooperation project "Italy, Greece, Turkey on Foot"

On 23 - 24 July 2019 the Via Francigena participated in the interim management meeting of the 12-month  project "Italy, Greece and Turkey on foot", which took place in a town of Misi, in the vicinity of Turkish Bursa.

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