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Via Francigena

How long does the Via Francigena take?

Have you heard about the Via Francigena Pilgrimage? Do you want to know how long does the Via Francigena take? In total, the Via Francigena route, is more than 2,000 kms long and half of them are crossing the Italian Peninsula (1,004 km). If you are wondering how long it takes to walk the Via Francigena...

La Befana and New Years Eve: Italian Traditions

If you want to know more about “La Befana” and other Italian traditions in this time of the year, keep reading because I will reveal you some funny facts of our culture. You will be able to see some of these picturesque characters while you are walking on the Via Francigena in the end of December...

The routes along the Via Francigena

The routes on the Via Francigena became one of the most popular itineraries among pilgrims in Europe in the last decades. Today we will discover one of the most beautiful trails in Italy, the Francigena route.  Let’s find out what are the routes along the Via Francigena and how long each stage is. The origins...

What to pack for the Via Francigena?

What should I pack for my route in the Via Francigena? This is with no doubt one of the most frequent questions among the pilgrims who want to walk one of the itineraries that cross Italy along the ancient Via Romea. If you want to know what you CAN’T  forget when preparing your bag, keep...

Difference between St James Way and Via Francigena

What is the difference between the St James Way and The Via Francigena? The main one is that one route is going to Santiago de Compostela and the other to Rome. Even though they are two of the main pilgrimage routes in Europe and in the world, they present many different aspects. Discover in what these...

Slow Tourism in the Via Francigena

Are you tired of the overcrowded places and long queues in Italy?  If you want to live a Slow Tourism experience, keep reading and check out how you can make it possible walking the Via Francigena.  Discover what means being part of this new slow movement while traveling in the Bel Paese. The Via Francigena, a...

2 June 2019: The European Francigena Marathon

The European Francigena Marathon Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you like to be part of exclusive events with hundreds of other people? Then, hurry up!! This is your last chance to sign up for the European Francigena Marathon!  Join in such amazing experience, crossing the beautiful country of Italy! Why marathons are...

Solo female travelers in the Via Francigena

More and more people choose to undertake the solo travel in the Via Francigena.  Although this starts to be a trend, when we talk about women traveling alone there are still some questions about it. Is it safe or not? What are the main issues and risks? Here some tips to enjoy this kind of travel and...

Via Francigena, pilgrimage for 8 celebrities

8 celebrities, with different motivations and religious orientation, traverse together the Via Francigena. An amazing example to see how the pilgrimage routes can be the perfect trail to establish a link of peace and humanity all over the world. During two weeks, beautiful landscapes and great adventures direct them to Rome, after running one thousand...

Easter traditions in La Via Francigena

Today we will discover some of the most popular Easter traditions in La Via Francigena The Holy Week is almost there and, for this reason, we would like to talk about the different ways to celebrate these special days in La Via Francigena. During this week, you will be able to celebrate ancient rituals but,...
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