This stage crosses the “Land of Chalk”. Formerly used as a building material, its current use is now also intended for the pharmaceutical industry.
Leaving the Marne valley, the Via Francigena goes up the course of the river Fion. Many mills testify an economic activity related to cereal agriculture. Don’t miss the four mills of Saint Amand sur Fion, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France, and that will seduce you with its architecture of half-timbered houses.