The European Association of the Vie Francigene is the partner of DigitaLife, a project for a collective film which will tell the story of the changes which have occured in the last twenty years from a perspective aimed towards the future. The venture will be realised mainly thanks to the videos sent in by members of the public.
This call for proposals aims at strengthening the competitiveness of the European tourism sector by encouraging the extension of the tourism season and by increasing internal mobility of seniors and young people. CoE Cultural Routes are considered important stakeholders for supporting the creation of these products.Read More
At the arrival of the Lake Bolsena marathon, the Pilgrim’s Rest was inaugurated at the presence of the Assessor for Culture of Montefiascone Fabio Notazio, of the Vice president of the Municipal Council Rita Chiatti, of the President of the network Villaggio della Tuscia Luigi De Simone and of the executive director of Historia Publisher Elisabetta Ferrari.Read More
Ann Bishops is traveling on the Via Francigena to Rome after starting from Reims in France in September 1st by carriage with three ponies, one of her traveling companion already on the Way of St.James and a cousin with his three children.Read More
In order to provide a better service to the growing number of pilgrims, walkers and travellers who request it, a new method for the distribution of the official credential of the Via Francigena is active.Read More
Welcoming pilgrims and tourists of the Francigena with typical products of the area. This is the philosophy of “Ristorum”, the rest-stops created by Andrea Ceragioli in Tuscany.Read More
A new guide to discover the P.D.P and P.G.I products along the Via Francigena. This publication is realized as a special of the Magazine "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes".Read More
Miles Skinner, an English marathon runner, set off from Lucca on the 25th of April for a real challenge: running 420 km, the equivalent of ten marathons, in 7 days, following the Via Francigena from Lucca to Rome.
Miles runs to raise funds for the Monte San Martino Trust, an English charity that offers scholarships to deserving Italian students, founded to repay the Italian people who during the World War II gave shelter to allied war prisoners.
AEVF and sloWays have been partners in the organization of the travel, assisting Miles in the itinerary definition and booking of accomodation along the path.
On Sunday, 27th May, I was privileged to join 2000 pilgrims walking the ancient Via Francigena pilgrim route from Acquapendente to Montefiascone.Read More