Via Francigena

Via Francigena in Southern Italy: from Lecce to Leuca


A beautiful walking journey in the South of Puglia, between sacred and lay heritage.

On the last section of the Via Francigena nel Sud,  we walk from Lecce to Santa Maria di Leuca, the Finis Terrae, discovering important Christian monuments and even more ancient pagan worship locations. An exciting itinerary across ancient roads, relaxing villages and countryside, exploring the history and culture of this corner of the world.

Technical details of the trip

Choose your favorite schedule and contact the Slow Active Tours guides to reserve and settle all the details.

The itinerary along the Via Francigena in Southern Italy is easily walkable for everyone who is used to walk somewhat long distances. The length of the daily stages is between 15 and 26 km, with moderate height difference and easy paths that can be covered in 3 to 6 hours.
The hikes will pass thorugh white roads and small countryside paths, with few indispensable passages on traffic streets.
We suggest to prepare with comfortable hiking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen, bathing suit and waterproof jacket in case it rains.

For more information:

Visit Slow Active Tours’s website

Phone: +39 0832 1826868


Via Corrado Alvaro, 17a – 73100 – Lecce, LE – Italia

Princing notes:

The price includes:

  • 7 nights with breakfast in a double room
  • Pilgrim’s credential
  • Travel App (mapa, tracks, itinerary info)
  • Mobile assistance 8:00-21:00
  • Medical and luggage insurance


Nation: Italy
Region: Puglia
Category: Walking
Type: Self-guided
Difficulty: Media
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Price: 410€



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