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Canterbury: AEVF meets Mr Robert Thomas, a new elected Leader of a municipal government

North and South of the Via Francigena are getting closer and closer. While the members are looking forward to participating in the upcoming General Assembly of the European Association of the Via Francigena Ways (AEVF) in Bari, to take place on 18 October 2019, the future of the European Cultural Route has been discussed in Canterbury.

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Boez: a journey on foot, six inmates along the Francigena of the South. The docu-series airing in Italy

From 2 to 13 September at 8.20 pm on Rai3 , "Boez - Let's go away " is broadcasting the docu-series of ten episodes which tells the story of the journey on foot of six boys convicted of breaking the law and under internal and external detention.

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The Via Francigena loses Palmira Orsières, hiking ambassador. The EAVF remembers

The European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) expresses its condolences for the loss of Palmira Orsières, in love with the Via Francigena, nature and hiking. A true ambassador of the values ​​linked to the European journey, especially those of friendship, listening and sharing.

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"Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini" at the 76th Venice Film Festival

The 2nd edition of "Mònde - Festa del Cinema sui Cammini", the Festival created and organised by MAD - Memorie Audiovisive della Daunia, was presented at the 76th Venice Film Festival.

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Routes4U, meeting along the Via Francigena in Romainmôtier

On 22nd August in Romainmôtier, in the Vaud canton, an informative meeting took place along the Via Francigena for the Routes4U project in the Alpine macro region (EUSALP).

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Peregrinus, a construction workshop for pilgrims on the Via Francigena

Peregrinus is a construction workshop exploring minimal habitats for pilgrims on the Via Francigena. Two shelters were built in ten days by 20 students during this year’s assembly Easa Tourist 2019 in Villars-surOllon.

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I Love Cammini along the Via Francigena, two dates of slow walking in Emilia Romagna

Our appointment with "I love Cammini Emilia Romagna" returns in September. There are two dates dedicated to the Via Francigena to experience and get to know the route at a slow pace: 7th September from Cassio to Berceto and the 14th September from Pontenure to Fiorenzuola d'Arda.

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The Via Francigena Meeting with Emilia Romagna in Rimini

A meeting with the Via Francigena in Riminiwill take place from 18th to 24th August. In the institutional stand of the region of Emilia Romagna (Pavilion A3, Position A3.09) coordinated by APT Services Emilia Romagna, the routes are the protagonists of numerous events.

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World Francigena Ultramarathon: the 12th and 13th October Trekking and Nordic Walking along Sigeric's Anceint Route

The ancient route will be travelled by pilgrims on 12th and 13th October with the World Francigena UltraMarathon. A non-competitive 120km trekking and Nordic walking hike, which offers five different tracks you can choose from.

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Festival Vie Francigene: walking in the outskirts with Ilaria Canali

The 2019 edition of the European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019 is dedicated to the theme "The feminine way. Sensitivity in human and natural landscapes ". The journey with this year's testimonials continues with Ilaria Canali, promoter of the National Women's Network on the Way.

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Via Francigena - candidate of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes award 2019

The European Association of the Via Francigena Ways participate in the annual Council of Europe Cultural Routes award.

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Salvatore, the Via Francigena on Foot to Raise Awareness

Thirty-four days of walking to cover the entire Via Francigena, and then continue through the Magna Via Francigena from Palermo to Agrigento, arriving in Ireland along the Dingle Way.

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Interim management meeting of the cooperation project "Italy, Greece, Turkey on Foot"

On 23 - 24 July 2019 the Via Francigena participated in the interim management meeting of the 12-month  project "Italy, Greece and Turkey on foot", which took place in a town of Misi, in the vicinity of Turkish Bursa.

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“CorreVoce” Silence has a Voice along the Via Francigena

After cycling across half of Europe and in 2018 the Via Francigena del Nord, from Canterbury to Aosta, this year Renato and Alessandro from ReAl Bike Experience will be representatives of AIMUSE, the Italian Selective Mutism Association, along the Italian Via Francigena from Aosta to Rome.

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"We Walk for cancer", a pilgrim's tale

Trekking across Europe is a dream for most Australians! But my sister, Sue McGann and I have turned those dreams into reality - a global journey for a worthy cause!

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Via Francigena, A Growing Community: EAVF Data

The community of enthusiasts around the Via Francigena grows stronger. Proof of this can be seen in the data collected by the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) with the coordination and development of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

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Francigena Furnishings, Six Municipalities Launch a Competition

The design competition for the construction of urban furnishings dedicated to tourists - pilgrims - citizens along the Via Francigena and the path of San Colombano has been published.

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Via Francigena, the Confesercenti Parma 2020 Project

On July 14th, at the headquarters of Confesercenti Parma, the project of historical research and tourist development “La Via Francigena, spiritual way and way of trade and hospitality” was presented, which is part of the projects connected to the initiatives in course for "Parma 2020, Capital of Italian Culture".

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Gargano Doc Works Concluded, the Documentary School for Cultural Routes

On Sunday 14th July the works of "Gargano DOC", the "School of documentaries on the Paths and Cultural Routes"

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Vie Francigene Festival: Sofia Bracalenti's Experience

The 2019 edition of the European Festival "Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways, Chemins 2019" is dedicated to the theme of "The Feminine Way. Sensitivity in Human and Natural Landscapes ". Our journey with this year's accounts continues with Sofia Bracalenti.

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