Via Francigena. The Road to Rome

  • Organised Tours
    Organised Tours


It is possible to entrust the organisation of the trip to tour operators that arrange both guided tours and individual trips. In the latter case the organisation takes care of the reservation of accommodating businesses, the luggage transport from one stage to another, the long-distance support and the supplying of maps and detailed descriptions.


On foot


Walk for one or more days, with a backpack or with luggage transport.

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By bicycle


Individual trips with transport and rental services, group tours and excursions

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The tour operators


Italian tour operators that work along the Via Francigena

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Guides and Associations


The tour guides and the associations that offer excursions and trips

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Trips and Excursions

On the Via Francigena at Sunset and amid Fireflies: Dream of a Summer-starting Night

"Grand Countryside Pic-Nic" at sunset among the wheat grains (included), hike under a full moon amid fireflies and great country feast with live tarantella: here is the dream of a summer-starting night along the Via Francigena.

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Tasting Pavia on the footsteps of pilgrims: guided visit with tasting

A city walk telling the story of Pavia to those who don't know it or wish to know it better.

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The Italiana doorway to the Via Francigena: from S.Bernardo to Aosta - Walden Viaggi a Piedi

The importance of the Pass and the crossing of the Alps have a longlasting story: peoples, individuals and armies always needed to move from the North to the South of Europe. For this reason, at the beginning of 1000, the abbey S.Bernardo from Mentone builds on the Colle a Hospice to shelter, assist and protect the many travellers passing by. Hospice du Gran-Saint Bernard is still today, for hikers across a millennial history, location of hospitality and welcoming. Initially, the structure was nothing more than a small refuge which could bearly shelter its guests. Little by little, with the passing of centuries, the building expanded so to ensure real support to all pilgrims. The Via Francigena stages that we will cross encompass this historical development.

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The heart of Tuscan Via Francigena - selfguidewalking tour - Sloways

Stop and look around. What you are seeing is the iconic Tuscan countryside – the one printed on postcards. But this is not a photograph, it is live and you are here!  In front of you lies the soft rolling hills scattered with cypresses, a gravel road stretching as far as the eye can see and a  horizon filled with more and more beautiful landscape.

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The Quintessence of Via Francigena

0% stress, 100% active experience. 7-day guided e-bike tour along the Via Francigena, where every detail is organized so you can enjoy a carefree experience.

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Weekend on Via Francigena, from Siena to Buonconvento - SloWays

Would you like to walk in the middle of postcard-like scenario, sampling some of the best Via Francigena has to offer, just in three days?

In the first part of this journey you will walk along the legendary strade bianche (“white roads”, dirt roads) of Siena for kilometres and kilometres, crossing the Val d’Arbia and the Val d’Orcia

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Cycling on Via Francigena, from Siena to Rome - SloWays

Are you ready to enter a postcard-like landscape? In the first part of this journey you will walk along the legendary dirt roads of Siena for kilometres and kilometres, crossing the Val d’Arbia and the Val d’Orcia

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Cycling Via Francigena from Aosta to Pavia - SloWays

This journey allows you to discover the different souls of Italy: the tranquil rhythms of its provincial towns, the bracing air of its villages nestling between the Alps and the modern fascination of its industrial cities

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