Events

“Supporting Back to Campi on foot” along the Via Francigena

A walking weekend along the Via Francigena to support Campi di Norcia and the areas hit by the earthquake.

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"Intanto Parto", Valentina Zinzula's "Destinazione Felice" wins in Monteriggioni

There are those who undertake it for religious reasons, some for cultural reasons, some for sports, some for finding themselves, but, regardless of the reasons, those who undertake a journey along the Francigena never return as they left.

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"Intanto parto" anouncement of the Over 25s literary award winners on 16th March

It's prize time for the "Intanto parto...tales and words on the road".

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"Intanto parto" awards youngsters in Pontremoli

"The young are happy, because they have the ability to see beauty" - wrote Franz Kafka - the same beauty that, with their stories, encourages us to take part with the pilgrims of the new millennium.

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"L'Inverno dei 100 km del pellegrino" a photography competition along the Francigena

A pilgrim’s winter of 100km, or L’inverno dei 100 Km del pellegrino, is the title of the first photography competition organised by the Montefiascone Via Francigena Association, in collaboration with the municipalities of Montefiascone and Viterbo and the Viterbo Chamber of Commerce.

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#CamminainTuscia in Montefiascone, Elisabetta Ferrari's story

The Chamber of Commerce of Viterbo organised #CamminainTuscia from 3rd to 10th October 2018: the third edition of the route along the Via Francigena: 120km on foot in Tuscia.

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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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100km for Gianca, 20 pilgrims Nordic walking along the Francigena

After the success of the previous years, the Kardines ASD Mirano members will walk again for Gianca from 22nd to 24th April.

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30 years of Cultural Routes: Building dialogue development through European values and heritage

Strasbourg, 25.09.2017 – A Europe rich in history, heritage and values: the Council of Europe Cultural Routes’ Programme celebrates its 30th anniversary, on the occasion of the 7th Advisory Forum in Palazzo Ducale and Real Collegio in Lucca (Italy) on 27-29 September, with a special ceremony to highlight the relevance of Cultural Routes for the promotion of cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and sustainable tourism.

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30 years of friendship French & Mexican in Champlitte

Since November 21st, 1986, the department of the Haute-Saône, Champlitte in France and the municipality of San Rafael in Mexico are coupled. Both cultures have strong links, since the departure first inhabitants of Champlitte towards Mexico in 1833. It is around this real human adventure based on the exchange that is going to be celebrated all year round this anniversary. The events included : exhibition, colloquium, concerts, literary meetings.

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30th anniversary of Santiago de Compostela Route: European Cultural Route

On 30 September 2017, the Jacobee Associations of the French Regions of Burgundy, Franche-Comté and Lorraine, with the support of the Association of the Paths of Saint James of Compostela on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the recognition of the route of Santiago de Compostela as a European Cultural Route., organised a meeting in Notre-Dame de Mont-Roland Sanctuary, located along the route.

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A donation to the associations from the Francigena Tuscany Marathon

The Via Francigena is also a path of solidarity. The Association of Social Promotion Amici of the Via Francigena of Pietrasanta has indeed decided to donate the proceeds of the first edition of the Francigena Tuscany Marathon to three associations active in the area.

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A new leap for the Via Francigena on a European level

“The Via Francigena is a daily adventure that moves, step by step, in the footsteps of pilgrims of the past, present and future. We are here today to add another page to this magnificent tale, which unites communities and cultures and has now been added to the ‘National Tentative List’ to be put forward as UNESCO heritage.”

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A tour, a route and a new challange, the Via Francigena with Jack Jaselli and Andrea Devicenzi

A singer walking with his guitar, a Paralympic athlete ready to discover the Belpaese. Two different projects along the same road that links Canterbury to Rome. Jack Jaselli and Andrea Devicenzi will be the protagonists of two slow travels along the Via Francigena in Italy.

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ATWS 2018, tour operators and international journalists explore the Via Francigena

The 15th Adventure Travel World Summit held from 15th to 18th October in Montecatini Terme (Tuscany) ended with great success. 

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Accessibility, the Joëlette at the 'Comuni in Cammino' Forum

At the last edition of the “Comuni in Cammino” Forum Monteriggioni several accessibility projects along the Via Francigena were shared. Among these initiatives was the "Never Stop!" project by Toscana Hiking Experience.

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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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All roads lead to Rome

"All roads lead to Rome. One hundred kilometres from the centre of Christianity" is a project which will take place from 4-9 October, 2016.

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Banca Generali Private supports the Via Francigena

Banca Generali Private and the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) walk together to enhance the territories crossed by the Via Francigena.

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Berceto, Via Francigena and Unesco: an opportunity for the territory

The municipality of Berceto, on the Parma Appenine, highlighted the potential for the territory crossed by the Francigena regarding the route's UNESCO heritage candidacy.

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