The Francigena Ways in the south, a bridge between east and west

The Francigena Ways in the South join East and West, Christianity and paganism, the Age of Antiquity to the Middle Ages. A transversal journey, through Roman stone-paved roads and ancient sheep-tracks, pagan temples, impressive cathedrals and Christian sanctuaries, gentle hilly panoramas and harsh mountain passes. This space is dedicated to the ancient and modern ways, and you will be able to find in our pages both the history of the ancient pilgrim’s ways and maps and descriptions of the modern itineraries of the Francigena Way or more precisely the Francigena Ways in the South.

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The Via Francigena on the BBC

 The BBC has released a TV film on the Via Francigena with eight British celebrities who walked the Martigny - Rome section last summer.

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Fire at Notre Dame, the EAVF expresses its sympathy for France

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) expresses its sympaty for Paris and France for the fire last Monday, which burned part of Notre Dame Cathedral, UNESCO heritage.

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University of Toulouse studies the Via Francigena

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) participated in the conclusive study of the "Via Francigena" project realised by the School of Tourism of the "Jean Jaurès" University of Toulouse (Occitania).

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Via Francigena of the South, Puglia route confirmed

The regional council of Puglia has approved the plotted route of the Puglia section of the Via Francigena.

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