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The new Via Francigena app and the #Winning Ideas Outdoor Awards

The official app of the Via Francigena has been selected for the #Winning Ideas Outdoor Awards of the new Fiera Outdoor Expo planned from the 2nd to the 4th March at the Bologna fair.

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The EAVF and Walden Viaggi on foot, the collaboration continues

Travelling on foot is the new face of tourism. More and more people decide to experience walking at a slow pace, to be in contact with nature and culture.

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The Via Francigena, the new edition of the magazine about the European route

The 44th edition of the "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes” is online.

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The Via Francigena and the International Tourism Exchange

The Via Francigena returns to the BIT, International Tourism Exchange, programmed the 11th to 13th February in Milan.

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The Via Francigena on TV with "Kilimanjaro"

The Via Francigena returns to the small screen. On Sunday 4th February, Rai 3 "Kilimangiaro" aired the first of two reports on Sigeric's ancient route which connects Canterbury to Rome.

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“Supporting Back to Campi on foot” along the Via Francigena

A walking weekend along the Via Francigena to support Campi di Norcia and the areas hit by the earthquake.

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Europe and Unesco, the Forum in Monteriggioni relaunches the Via Francigena

As the Via Francigena prepares to become a part of the Unesco heritage tentative list it receives a new-found strength in Monteriggioni, where on Saturday 27th January the fifth edition of the 'Comuni in Cammino' forum took place in the theme of "Europe and the Via Francigena: an intercultural dialogue". 

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Via Francigena, keeping updated with our newsletter

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Via Francigena, the new edition of the magazine

The V “Comuni in cammino” Forum will be the perfect opportunity for the presentation of the 44th edition of the "Via Francigena and the European Cultural Routes" magazine.

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Via Francigena, challenges and projects for the European route

2017 was a year full of important milestones for the Via Francigena. The Cultural route of the council of Europe continues to grow and unite pilgrims headed to Rome, Santiago or Jerusalem. A walking route made up of concrete steps and actions which now looks towards Unesco. 

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Pilgrim hostel inaugurated in San Giovanni Rotondo

The growth of the Southern Francigena continues.  The pilgrim hostel was inaugurated with an info point on the 2nd December in San Giovanni Rotondo, Puglia. 

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The Via Francigena from the Monti Dauni to Brindisi

In July the European Association of the Vie Francigene, in collaboration with local operators and experts, realised a very important task, to verify and monitor the route of the Via Francigena in the south in Puglia, on the tract from Monti Dauni to Brindisi

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Walking along the coast of Salento, from Otranto to Leuca

A walk surrounded by the beauty and colours of the Salento coast from Otranto to Leuca, in the South of Italy.  The Puglian land of ancient tracts, a bridge of intercultural dialogue on the Mediterranean.  

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Agenzia del Demanio: the first national announcement of the Cammini e Percorsi project now online

The first announcement of the Valore Paese-Cammini e Percorsi project begins allocating 43 real estates to cooperative companies and associations established for the most part less than 40 years free of change for 9 years, as laid down by D.L. Turismo e Cultura (D.L. 31.5.2014, n. 83). 

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EAVF dedicated to the development of the Via Francigena in Switzerland

The European Association of the Vie Francigena is at the service of Switzerland to implement the development of the European route.  

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Now online the new regulations for the use of the EAVF institutional logo and trademark

The European Association of the Vie Francigene protects and promotes the official route of the Via Francigena, as certified in the Programme of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, as a touristic-emotional product and experience, a European model of excellent results and service.

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DigitaLife and the Via Francigena

The European Association of the Vie Francigene is the partner of DigitaLife, a project for a collective film which will tell the story of the changes which have occured in the last twenty years from a perspective aimed towards the future.  The venture will be realised mainly thanks to the videos sent in by members of the public.

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Trenitalia – EAVF: The Via Francigena by train. A sustainable mobility project.

Rome, 9th June 2017 – The consolidation of the collaboration of Trenitalia with the European Association of the Vie Francigene occurred for the integration of the railway and the route, from the Aosta Valley to Rome on foot or by bike.

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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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