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VIA FRANCIGENA IN THE SOUTH, THE WORKGROUP WITH THE 5 REGIONS HAS BEGUN

A new step for the extension project of the certification of the Via Francigena in the South as “Cultural route of the Council of Europe”. The 5 crossed regions (Lazio Campania Molise Basilicata Puglia) meet in Rome to put into effect the collaboration protocol.

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7th edition Festival “Via Francigena Collective Project”

We are now arrived at the 7th edition of the international Festival “Vie Francigene Collective Project”, supported by the European Association of the Vie Francigene (E.A.V.F.) and by Civita Association.

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ACCESSIBLE CULTURAL ITINERARIES: PATH, PIT STOP, ACCOMMODATION

Experiences in comparison to make culture and itineraries alive through accessibility. The “Matera Mare” Forum, to which EAVF took part, focused on activities in favour of the sustainability of itineraries that are accessible by anyone.

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SESSA ARUNCA (Campania Region, Province of Caserta) – RUTI SAN PIETRO PLOT

New accommodation facility for pilgrims, surrounded by suggestive vineyards and olive groves of the Via Francigena in the South, located in Ruti di Lauro, Sessa Arunca (Caserta, Italy) http://www.viefrancigene.org/it/resource/accomodation/4086/ http://www.tenutarutisanpietro.it https://www.facebook.com/tenutarutisanpietro/

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FRANCIGENA, THE PROCEDURE FOR THE CANDIDACY TO UNESCO HUMAN HERITAGE HAS STARTED

FLORENCE – Today, Friday 10th February, started the procedure to nominate the Italian Via Francigena to the World Heritage List with the commitment of the Regions.

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The Vie Francigene in Puglia, from vision to opportunity for a sustainable territorial development

The Vie Francigene in Puglia, from vision to opportunity for a sustainable territorial development” is the title of the dissertation discussed by Alessandro Caterino in the month of July, at the University of Bologna. The dissertation is focused on the Via Francigena in Puglia and on the governance of the project: an example of good practice, which sees the Puglia, through the Via Francigena, at the centre of an international project, tied to the sustainable territorial development.

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Via Francigena and Turkey's Cultural Routes. A new cooperation project kicked-off

The project entitled “Europe to Turkey on Foot”, co-funded by the European Program “Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey IV–Regional Policy and Coordination of Structural Instruments” started on 15th February.

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Meeting of the European Interregional Committee for the coordination of the Via Francigena

0n 27th May took place a meeting of the European Interregional Committee for the coordination of the Via Francigena. The meeting was organised by EAVF, in collaboration with the regions along the Via Francigena.

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Questionnaire on the Via Francigena

Francesca Magnani, graduated in Languages ​​at the Catholic University of Milan has created a questionnaire to the Pilgrim, translated in 4 languages, and is open to all pilgrims on the Via Francigena who want to give advice to try to improve the Way of Sigerico

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