Via Francigena. The Road to Rome


Viterbo, the pilgrim benediction ceremony

In the Church of San Pellegrino, in the historical and medieval centre of Viterbo, the Pilgrim's Benediction (of the pouch and bordone) will be celebrated.

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Walking along the coast of Salento, from Otranto to Leuca

A walk surrounded by the beauty and colours of the Salento coast from Otranto to Leuca, in the South of Italy.  The Puglian land of ancient tracts, a bridge of intercultural dialogue on the Mediterranean.  

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Walking on the via Francigena. Analysis and consideration

The European Association of the Vie Francigene provides data on the profile of the walker, the pilgrim and the excursionist who travels on the European route

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« The Via Francigena in France. My experience from Canterbury to Champlitte »

The pilgrimage of Martine Gautheron, vice-president of the European Association of the Vie Francigene, from Canterbury to her French town: Champlitte.  A journey which lasted almost a month and many kilometres, through the English countryside, French villages, and in sight of some of the most celebrated cathedrals of Europe.

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‘Compagnons de la Via Francigena’ 20 Year Celebration at Grand St-Bernard Hospice

On 2nd September the friends of the ‘Compagnons de la Via Francigena’ met at Grand St-Bernard Pass for a big celebration! It was 20 years ago that work began on the alpine segment connecting Martigny and Aosta.

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The website of the European Association of the Vie Francigene develops a new section, “Walking with…”. A title, a goal: to narrate the world of routes, with the company of a few protagonists.

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