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 European Association of Via Francigena Ways renews relationships and launches towards Europe

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways Assembly in Besançon on Friday 14th June strengthens the EAVF's role of route coordinator along the 3,000km from Canterbury to Santa Maria di Leuca

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The Francigena and Art, painting and plastic art competition

 There's still time until 31st July to participate in the competition announced by Fondazione Centro Arti Visive di Pietrasanta: "Hiking: the struggle, joy, and sharing of this internal experience".

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On the cycle path from La Storta to San Pietro, Valorizziamo Veio hike a success

On Sunday 9th June the traditional "On the road to Rome along the Via Francigena - last section from La Storta to San Pietro" walk was once again successful, organised by Valorizziamo Veio association.

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The Routes4u Project

Routes4U is the name chosen for an important project promoted by the European Commission (DG Regio) and the European Institute for Cultural Routes (EICR).

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