Cycling

“Adesso pedala” by bike on the Francigena to help Norcia

Four bikes and one objective for the “Adesso pedala” fundraising project.

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"Europa Nostra Awards"

The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field. Every year, it honours the most outstanding heritage achievements from all over Europe.

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#RouteSelfie, along the Via Francigena

During the Summer Seminar in Osnabruck (1-5 June 2015), the European  Institute of Cultural Routes had introduced you the #RouteSelfie campaign for this summer.

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5 things to do on the Dauni Mountains, Puglia

What to do in Puglia, five things to do on the Dauni Mountains, from renting a car to have dinner in a bibliocafé, to admire the boundless landscapes.

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Alzheimer's Research UK: Blantyre's man 1500 mile trek from St Andrews to Rome during festive season to raise funds

A Blantyre man will walk 500 miles - and then 1000 more - in a bid to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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Canterbury and the Via Francigena, connected thanks to the EAVF

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.

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Ciclovia Francigena questionnaire

A short questionnaire prepared by the student Nadim Hammami about the CicloVia Francigena in order to better know the current state of the route one year after this project was launched.

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Cycling along the Via Francigena -Take Two

On Friday 7 July 2017 a group of 18 people will be getting on their bicycles to start their journey from the zero kilometre stone at Canterbury Cathedral to St Peter’s Basilica, Rome following the Via Francigena.

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Cyclist off guard. Bike journey towards Rome

The fun and brilliant travel journey of the cyclist Antonio Rodà. A beautiful experience on two wheels from Assisi towards Rome, the final destination.

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How to come back from Rome with your bike by public transportation?

How is it possible to come back from Rome once ended the bike travel along the Via Francigena?

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Italy on the road, the Terre di Mezzo overview

 For the first time, the number of people who travel Italian routes is greater than that of Italians that have received the Compostela in Santiago.

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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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Mystery and Flames in Lucera

The title of the event gives notice of the union between history and art. The event is organised and represented by the public Theatre of Puglia and it foresees the depiction, with the combination of music and dance, of the holy and profane theme (according to current vision of the pain culture) of the theatre mysteries. These had a great circulation during the Middle Ages, and were the representation of the holy themes of Christianity for the popular and uneducated class, according to the so-called “Biblia pauperum”.

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New Gadgets along the Via Francigena

In response to the growing demand of walkers, tourists and pilgrims, the company Idea-Marketing of Rivergaro (PC), in collaboration with the European Association of the Via Francigena, is launching a new line of exclusive products with the official brand AEVF, dedicated to those who love traveling slow along the Francigena Ways and Cultural Routes.

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Sustainable transnational tourism products. New call for supporting Cultural Routes

The main objective of this call is to strengthen competitiveness of the European tourism sector as well as its sustainability by encouraging diversification of the supply of tourist services and products.

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The Tuscan Francigena: numbers, routes and projects

The Francigena was introduced for the first time in 1994. The region of Tuscany has developed the enhancement of the stretch located in its area since 2004 and in the past years has continued develop this European cultural route.

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The final results of the Eurovelo 5-Via Romea Francigena project at Bike Brussels 2017 Fair

The final results of the Eurovelo 5 Via Romea Francigena project will be presented on the occasion of the Bike Brussels 2017 Fair, on 15th September

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Via Francigena International Arts Festival

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.

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“Unlikely Pilgrim": a year of walking pilgrimages around the world

Unlikely Pilgrim": a year of walking pilgrimages around the world is a fascinating project promoted by Masha Vapnitchnaia, a travel and lifestyle writer living in New York City. On June 1st she will  begin a year of walking ancient roads around the world. The first pilgrimage will be the Via Francigena, from Canterbury to Rome.  

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