Events

“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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"Intanto Parto", Valentina Zinzula's "Destinazione Felice" wins in Monteriggioni

There are those who undertake it for religious reasons, some for cultural reasons, some for sports, some for finding themselves, but, regardless of the reasons, those who undertake a journey along the Francigena never return as they left.

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"Intanto parto" anouncement of the Over 25s literary award winners on 16th March

It's prize time for the "Intanto parto...tales and words on the road".

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"L'Inverno dei 100 km del pellegrino" a photography competition along the Francigena

A pilgrim’s winter of 100km, or L’inverno dei 100 Km del pellegrino, is the title of the first photography competition organised by the Montefiascone Via Francigena Association, in collaboration with the municipalities of Montefiascone and Viterbo and the Viterbo Chamber of Commerce.

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'Samedi de Quasimodo' along the Via Francigena in the Canton of Valais

The traditional "journée d’inspection" walk of “Samedi de Quasimodo” (the first Sunday after Easter) will once again take place on Saturday 27th April 2019, along the Via Francigena in the Canton of Valais (Switzerland).

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A new leap for the Via Francigena on a European level

“The Via Francigena is a daily adventure that moves, step by step, in the footsteps of pilgrims of the past, present and future. We are here today to add another page to this magnificent tale, which unites communities and cultures and has now been added to the ‘National Tentative List’ to be put forward as UNESCO heritage.”

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A tour, a route and a new challange, the Via Francigena with Jack Jaselli and Andrea Devicenzi

A singer walking with his guitar, a Paralympic athlete ready to discover the Belpaese. Two different projects along the same road that links Canterbury to Rome. Jack Jaselli and Andrea Devicenzi will be the protagonists of two slow travels along the Via Francigena in Italy.

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Accessibility, the Joëlette at the 'Comuni in Cammino' Forum

At the last edition of the “Comuni in Cammino” Forum Monteriggioni several accessibility projects along the Via Francigena were shared. Among these initiatives was the "Never Stop!" project by Toscana Hiking Experience.

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Acquapendente, S'Osteria 38 inaugurated

On 30th March in Acquapendente the S'Osteria 38 was inaugurated: a new location along the Via Francigena at the northern entrance of the small town of Alta Tuscia, in correspondence with the first rest-stop in the Viterbo area of the historic pilgrim route at 827km.

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Banca Generali Private supports the Via Francigena

Banca Generali Private and the European Association of Via Francigena Ways (EAVF) walk together to enhance the territories crossed by the Via Francigena.

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Berceto, Via Francigena and Unesco: an opportunity for the territory

The municipality of Berceto, on the Parma Appenine, highlighted the potential for the territory crossed by the Francigena regarding the route's UNESCO heritage candidacy.

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Berceto: UNESCO Municipality of the Via Francigena, Meeting with Distinguished Guests on 13th April

At 15:00 on 13th April at the old cinema Roma, the "Berceto: UNESCO municipality of the Via Francigena" meeting will take place.

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Countdown for the South Francigena Marathon

Our meeting with the South Francigena Marathon is fast approaching. The first non-competitive walk along the Via Francigena of the South planned for the 28th April.

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Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, hikes of faith and new meetings

The cultural routes of the Council of Europe, paths of faith and new meetings: this is the title of the day scheduled for 27th November at the Palais d'Europe in Strasbourg, organised by the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe. 

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European Festival Vie Francigene, the 2018 edition presented in Rome

On 13th June, in the Sala Imperatori of the Associazione Civita (non-profit organisation) in Rome, the presentation of the 8th edition of the Festival of the Vie Francigene was held, which this year became the "European Festival Vie Francigene, Cammini, Ways and Chemins 2018" .

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European Festival of the Via Francigena and Routes, a Theme of Femininity and Invite to Participate

The ninth edition of "European Festival of Via Francigena and Routes - Collective Project 2019". The project proposes a rich day of initiatives to promote and enhance territories crossed by paths and cultural routes of the Council of Europe.

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European Festival of the Vie Francigene, your events

"Walking. Food for the soul": this is the theme of the 8th European Festival of the Vie Francigene.

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Faith and Identity, Europe of Cultural Routes

On 21st March, the Santa Sede (Holy Headquarters) formally joined the Agreement of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

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Forum des Chemins, the Via Francigena alongside other Routes

The Via Francigena and 24 other routes met at the "Forum des Chemins" in Paris, the annual event dedicated to pilgrimages.

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Francigena Marathons, advice and information to begin with your best foot forward

The marathon season has begun along the Italian Via Francigena. The mother of non-competitive walks, the European Francigena Marathon, will take place on 27th May, 42km from Acquapendente to Montefiascone in the province of Viterbo.

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