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Contents published on are protected by current copyright legislation (law no. 633/1941), unless expressly stated, and subsequent changes and integrations cannot be replicated on other websites, mailing lists, newsletters, magazines, CD-ROMs or other media not indicated, without the prior authorisation of the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (henceforth EAVF), whatever the purpose of use.

Authorisation may be requested in writing via e-mail and is only considered approved following explicit consent in writing from a legal EAVF representative. A lack of response from the EAVF should under no circumstances be interpreted as tacit authorisation.

Re-publishing, hiring, loaning or circulation without EAVF consent is prohibited, except in the cases specified below.

Violations are subject to the penalties indicated in articles 171, 171-bis, 171-ter, 174-bis e 174- ter of law no. 633/1941. The graphics and HTML/XHTML code are considered to be exclusive property of the EAVF.

Partial exclusion from prohibition to re-published contents

Contents present on may be partially re-published on third-party websites, newsletters or digital and printed media in the form of abstracts, under the condition that:

  • The content re-published does not exceed 15% of characters in the original article;
  • A clear and visible link to the original article at is present;
  • The name of the original author is clearly indicated.
EAVF responsibility

The EAVF is not responsible for damage caused, directly or indirectly, by the use of information (offered “as-is”) present on For non-EAVF matters, users may exercise the right to quote within the terms of articles 70 comma 1, 70 comma 1 Bis and 70 comma 3 of L. no. 633 of 22nd April 1941. All trademarks quoted and logos reproduced on belong to their respective owners. These trademarks are only quoted for information purposes.

Links from the website to other internet sites 

On, there are links to other websites. If users utilise these links they will exit the current site. The EAVF cannot constantly examine these websites, does not manage and is not responsible for their contents.

The EAVF, therefore, does not offer any guarantees regarding their contents, information, software, products, materials or possible results found on these sites. Access to other sites through the links on the EAVF website falls under the exclusive responsibility of the user.

Links to the website from other internet sites  

Any site which links to the website must comply with relevant legal requirements and the following instructions:

  • Do not duplicate the contents of;
  • Do not falsify presumed partnerships with the EAVF;
  • Do not supply false information on EAVF products;
  • Do not use the EAVF logo without permission;
  • Do not include indecent or offensive content onsite, it must be appropriate for all ages.

Despite the periodic checking of the site, the EAVF cannot guarantee that it is immune to viruses or other potentially harmful programmes. Before entering the site and carrying out any operations while browsing, users must always take the most up-to-date protection measures of which they are solely and exclusively responsible for.