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EAVF, a new workplace to develop the Cultural Route in France

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) is looking for a Communication and Development Officer to develop this Cultural Route in France.

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Agreement between EAVF and FFRP, find the complete French Via Francigena online

The Via Francigena in France takes another step forward. Thanks to the agreement signed on 14th September between the EAVF (European Association of Via Francigena Ways) and FFRP (Fédération Française de la Randonnée Pédestre), the complete section of the route in France reported as GR145® -  is available on the website www.viefrancigene.org. 

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Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, hikes of faith and new meetings

The cultural routes of the Council of Europe, paths of faith and new meetings: this is the title of the day scheduled for 27th November at the Palais d'Europe in Strasbourg, organised by the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe. 

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Ultramarathon, the 32km route from Radicofani to Acquapendente returns in December

The 32km World Francigena Ultramarathon from Radicofani to Acquapendente will return on the 9th December 2018. 

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The Via Francigena in Piedmont, EAVF November General Assembly

The General Assembly of the European Association of Via Francigena Ways will take place on 9th November 2018 in Ivrea, at the Giacosa Theatre. Members and friends of the Association from England, France, Switzerland and Italy will be present, as well as all those interested in the European route.

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Via Francigena of the South, a coordinated strategy for certification

"The Via Francigena del Sud - Appia on its way to certification. Role of the associations": this was the theme at the centre of the meeting organised by the Via Francigena del Sud Committee in the Appia Antica Park on 20th October.

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Carta di Spineto, shared standards and guidelines

The philosopher Spinoza wrote: "The road that leads to knowledge is a road that passes by good meetings" and undoubtedly good and profitable were those that concluded the weekend at the Abbey of Spineto, in Sarteano at the conference "Tuscany on its way ... towards other regions".

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Via Francigena Termale, the project launches in Tuscany

Officially part of Via Francigena termale in Tuscany. The project, presented on 10th October at the headquarters of the Region of Tuscany in Florence, aims to offer a service to those who make the journey and want to broaden the pilgrim experience through a proposal dedicated to well-being.

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I Love Francigena takes Emilia Romagna by storm

Success for the 2018 edition of "I Love Francigena" in Emilia-Romagna. The event-trip along the Emilian stretch of Sigeric’s route sold out.

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Territorial Cultural Tourism, competition for a Master’s at the University of Parma

The announcement for a 1st level Master's Degree in "Cultural Tourism of the Territories" 2018-19 has been published on the University of Parma website, aimed at graduates or Master’s graduates who intend to qualify in the field of cultural tourism. They will become able to elaborate territorial development strategies to support public bodies or private companies.

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The Via Francigena in Salento, an on the road guide

The promotion of the Vie Francigene in the South has developed with cultural production and publication of texts.

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Routes4U photo competition

From 31st of July to 30 of September, take part in the Routes4U photo competition and have a chance to win an Interrail pass to travel through Europe!

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I love Francigena, two days on foot in Emilia Romagna

 On the 8th and 15th September 2018 the European Association of Vie Francigene (EAVF), in collaboration with APT Emilia-Romagna and with the technical support of ItinerAria S.r.l. and Fiorenzuola in Movimento Association has organised "I love Francigena", an event-trip along the Via Francigena that aims to involve walkers.

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Intanto parto..Tales and prose on the road

The second edition of "Intanto parto..Racconti e parole in cammino" was presented at the Regional Council in Florence: the Betti Editrice literary prize on slow journeys and the story of the paths.

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Monte Sant'Angelo welcomes pilgrims, new information point now open

A new reference point for pilgrims has opened in Monte Sant'Angelo. Thanks to the commitment of four local associations, including Monte Sant'Angelo Francigena, last Friday the "Senso Civico" office was opened.

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Awaiting 'I Love Francigena' in Emilia Romagna

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) and APT Emilia Romagna walk together for the Via Francigena.

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Well-being on the road, the Via Francigena Terme project

To expand the experience of a journey through a proposal dedicated to well-being. This is the idea behind "Via Francigena Terme" the project launched by the municipality of Gambassi Terme, in collaboration with Regione Toscana, the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (AEVF) and FEDERTERME

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European Festival Vie Francigene, the 2018 edition presented in Rome

On 13th June, in the Sala Imperatori of the Associazione Civita (non-profit organisation) in Rome, the presentation of the 8th edition of the Festival of the Vie Francigene was held, which this year became the "European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways and Chemins 2018" .

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VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways e Chemins 2018

With over 500 new events and seven years of collaboration, the shared path of the Festival continues, which, now even more welcoming and friendly, has a new name: "VIII European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways and Chemins 2018".

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The Via Francigena: Calais and the new guide. News from Champlitte

A large European family at work on the Via Francigena: important news arrives from Champlitte, in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.

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