Via Francigena

Description

  1. Name Via Francigena
  2. Length of trail 1,700 km, 1,056 miles
  3. Length in days 85 days
  4. Start of trail Canterbury (Uk)
  5. End of trail Roma (I)
  6. Traildino grading EW, Easy walk, nature trail

Ancient route between Canterbury in the UK and Rome in Italy.
In Switzerland: 215 km. Ste-Croix to Col du Gd St-Bernard (see map).

Select some tracks
Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Italia
.Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Campania, 171km
.Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Lazio, 206km
.Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Puglia, 298km
Via Francigena, Champagne
.Reims - Châlons-en-Champagne, 60km
Via Francigena - variante Colle Monteriggioni, 12km
Via Romea Francigena - part Great Britain, 73km
Via Romea Francigena - part Switzerland, 220km
Via Romea Francigena - part Italy
.Via Francigena, tratto piemontese, 94km
.Via Francigena, tratto emiliano, 151km
.Via Francigena tratto toscano e ligure, 410km
.Via Romea Francigena - Regione Lazio, 247km
.Via Francigena - Tappa Ivrea-Santhià (Percorso AIVF), 31km
.Via Francigena, tratto Valle d'Aosta, 99km
.Via Francigena, tratto lombardo, 132km
Via Francigena, partie française
.Via Romea Francigena, France : Reims - Besançon, 346km
.Via Romea Francigena, France : Besançon - fontière, 90km

Opinions

Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 8. in European Trails
  • Simone Quilici February 2008
  • Rate 7
  • Positive Beautiful landscape and outstanding monuments along the path
  • Negative Lack of information in tourist offices
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Map

Map Via Francigena

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome - Part 2
  • An essential guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. Part 2 describes 940km of the pilgrimage from the Great St Bernard Pass to Rome. Contains all the planning information you need for your journey, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute Via Francigena part 2 | Cicerone
  • An essential guidebook for anyone planning to walk the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome. Part 2 describes 940km of the pilgrimage from the Great St Bernard Pass to Rome. Contains all the planning information you need for your pilgrimage, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. The Via Francigena is... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Way of St Francis
  • Guidebook to walking the Way of St Francis, Via di Francesco. 550km pilgrimage from Florence, through Assisi to Rome through Central Italy visiting key sites from the saint's life. Described in 28 stages, the guide to the month-long route includes detailed maps, profiles and information about all the shrines, churches and towns along the way. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute The Way of St Francis | Cicerone
  • This guidebook to the Way of St Francis describes a 550km month-long pilgrim trail through the green heart of Italy. The route begins at Florence and goes through Assisi before its climax in Rome, exploring the mountains of Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio on the way. The route is split into 28 stages, each graded from 'easy' to 'hard'. Some stages... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • GR145: The Via Francigena in Pas-de-Calais FFRP Topo-guide No. 1451
  • The first stage in France of the Via Francigena, one of the great medieval pilgrim routes, in a bilingual English / French topoguide with colour extracts from IGN’s topographic survey at 1:50,000, accommodation recommendations, etc.The guide covers a 12 day - 235km long section from Calais to Rocquigny, including parts of WWI Western Front in... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids 1451 La Via Francigena à travers le Pas-de-Calais | FFRP
  • Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. Een nadeel is dat de daadwerkelijke adressen dan weer niet altijd genoemd worden. Alle gidsen... Read more
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eBooks.de
Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
eBooks.de
Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
eBooks.de
Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
eBooks.de
Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute Via Francigena - Lausanne naar Rome | Rother
  • Lange aftstandswandelgids voor de pelgrimstocht naar Rome. Bevat 50 kaartjes 1:100.000 met hoogteprofielen. Daarnaast informatie over de route en overnachtingsadressen. Duitstalig Der Pilgerweg führt von Lausanne am Genfer See bis nach Rom. Von Lausanne zieht sich der Weg über Martigny aufwärts zum Großen Sankt Bernhard-Pass, an dem die Grenze... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute Der Pilgerweg nach Rom | Tyrolia
  • Goede duidelijke wandelgids met kaarten en beschrijving. Auf der Brennerroute über Padua und Assisi. Mit detaillierten Karten für die gesamte Strecke. Auf den Spuren von Kaisern und Pilgern in die Ewige Stadt Endlich gibt es ihn, einen Führer; der Fußpilger über die alte Brennerroute bis zu den Gräbern der Apostelfürsten in die heilige Stadt... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monte Pisano
  • Monte Pisano area between Lucca and Pisa at 1:25,000 on a detailed, contoured, GPS compatible map from Litografia Artistica Cartografica in their Global Map imprint, with special thematic trails and other hiking routes, cycle paths, etc.The map covers the hills between the outskirts of Lucca and Pisa, extending south to the Arno and east to... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Monte Pisano | Global Map
  • Duidelijke wandelkaart 1:25.000 met ondermeer hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings, ingetekende wandelroutes, fietsroutes en klettersteigroutes. Vijftalige legenda: Italiaans, Engels, Duits, Frans, Spaans. Geschikt voor gebruik met GPS. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena in Tuscany
  • Via Francigena in Tuscany on detailed, contoured GPS compatible map at 1:50,000 from Litografia Artistica Cartografica in their Global Map imprint. The map includes recommendations for accommodation facilities along the route.The map is double-sided and presents the course of Via Francigena, the medieval road from Canterbury to Rome, on eight ... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Via Francigena in Toscana | Global Map
  • Goede wandelkaart van de Via Francigena van het deel dat in Toscane loopt. Veel details met hoogtelijnen, en de route die duidelijk staat ingetekend. An extremely accurate map that has been compiled with every topographic detail so as to make easily clear all the anthropogenic (roads, built up areas, paths network) and natural elements that are... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mont Blanc Massif IGC 4
  • The Mont Blanc Massif in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc, from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale. The map highlights, among other routes, the Alta Via 1 and the northern section of the Alta Via 2, both of which join up with TMB, as well as the local... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 4 Massiccio del monte bianco | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lago di Bolsena - Acquapendente - Orvieto - Pitigliano - Sorano Kompass 2471
  • Lago di Bolsena – Orvieto area at 1:50,000 from Kompass on a map printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Acquapendente, Ficulle, Santa Flora, Valentano, Montefiascone, Selva del Lamone, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes cycling and selected... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2471 Lago di Bolsena | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pisa - Livorno - San Miniato - Empoli Kompass 2457
  • Pisa - Livorno - San Miniato - Empoli area on a double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Parco Regionale Migliarino - San Rossore – Massaciuccolli. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes GEA - Grande Escursione... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2457 Pisa, Livorno, San Miniato, Empoli - Toscane | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Florence - Siena - Chianti Kompass 2458
  • Florence - Siena - Chianti area on a double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Val di Pesa, Val d’Elsa, Monteriggioni, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes GEA - Grande Escursione Appenninica, Sentiero Italia,... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2458 Firenze (Florence) - Siena - Chianti - Toscane | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lake Trasimeno - Val d`Orcia - Montepulciano - Monte Amiata Kompass 2463
  • Lake Trasimeno - Val d`Orcia - Montepulciano - Monte Amiata area on a double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Val di Chiana, Cortona, Montalcino, Asciano, Arcidosso, Fabro, Magione, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2463 Lago Trasimeno - Area Protetta Val d'Orcia | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Siena - Volterra - Massa Marittima - Roccastrada Kompass 2462
  • Siena - Volterra - Massa Marittima - Rocca Strada map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Colle di Va d’Elsa, Casole d’Elsa, Metallifere hills, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes GEA - Grande Escursione Appenninica,... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2462 Siena, Volterra Massa Marittima Roccastrada | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pilgrim Routes in the Florentine Countryside: Western Part
  • Pilgrim Routes in the Florentine Countryside: Western Part at 1:50,000 is one of two maps from Edizioni Multigraphics highlighting old routes towards Rome, in this title: Via Sanese and Via Pisana, plus a section of Via Francigena.The map covers an area between Florence and Siena and highlights the course of two routes between these cities: Via... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val d`Arbia, Ombrone and Orcia
  • The valleys of Arbia, Ombrone and Orcia in Tuscany directly south of Siena on a detailed contoured map at 1:50,000 from Litografia Artistica Cartografica highlighting the course of La Via Francigena and other waymarked local trails.The map covers an area from Siena southwards to Castel del Piano including several nature reserves. Topography is... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2461 Riviera degli Etruschi | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart en fietskaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden. Ook kun je deze kaart goed gebruiken voor de fiets, al is het een klein gebied. Dubbelzijdige kaart. Duidelijke wandelkaart en fietskaart met hoogtelijnen, bezienswaardigheden, hutten, campings,... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 1: Bourg St Pierre to Pont St Martin
  • Self-guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through the Swiss Alps and into the Aosta Valley. A superb week of walking that begins in the heart of the Alps, crosses the border from Switzerland into Italy and traverses the high mountain pass of Great St Bernard. En route you will be surrounded by a backdrop of magnificent mountain... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 3: Garlasco to Fidenza
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Lombardy and Emilia Romagna. Cross the fertile river plains of Lombardy and the vineyard-covered foothills of the Apennine Mountains within Emilia Romagna. Discover the exquisite towns of Pavia and Piacenza, both incredibly rich in cultural and artistic treasures. Begin your journey... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 4: Fidenza to Aulla
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through the Apennine Mountains. This journey along the Via Francigena takes you through the Apennine Mountains, known as the “backbone of Italy” and from the region of Emilia Romagna into northern Tuscany. Originating in Fidenza, known for its duomo of pink stone, you cross the Cisa Pass and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 5: Aulla to San Miniato
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through northern and central Tuscany. Originating in the historical region of Lunigiana, an area of great gastronomy, lush green meadows and waterfalls, your walking tour along the Via Francigena takes you from Aulla at the foot of the Apennines, along the coast into northern Tuscany and the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 6: San Miniato to San Quirico
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through central Tuscany. Explore the central belt of iconic Tuscan landscapes and a distinctive trio of medieval towns; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. This stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the charming village of San Miniato to San Quirico situated on the northern edge of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Tuscany and Lazio. Following in the footsteps of pilgrims from the Middle Ages this section of the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and finishes in the medieval town of Montefiascone. Encounter small hamlets and villages atop conical hills and set within... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Final Stage - Montefiascone to Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour following the final stage of the Via Francigena through Umbria and Lazio. The final stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the hill top town of Montefiascone to Rome, the eternal city. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will follow trails through the classic Italian landscapes of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 2: Pont St Martin to Garlasco
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena from the edge of the Aosta Valley through Piedmont and into Lombardy. This stage of the Via Francigena is full of contrasts, from the snow-capped Alps, to the cultivated hills around Vercelli, and beyond to the vast wide plains of the Po River Valley. Walking through three different regions... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Full Italian Via Francigena: Bourg St Pierre-Rome
  • Self-guided walking tour completing the full Italian stage of the Via Francigena from Bourg St Pierre to Rome. Pilgrims have been undertaking to walk the full Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome since the 8th Century, and it is one of Europe's great pilgrimages. During your journey along this ancient pilgrimage route you will start at the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Orvieto to Rome Self Guided Walking Tour
  • Final Section of the Via Francigena from Orvieto to Rome. Follow the Via Francigena from the Etruscan city of Orvieto through the classic Italian landscapes of Umbria and Lazio to Rome. This is a journey of superlatives taking in Etruscan towns, fine wines, historic villages, ancient pilgrim trails, delicious food and the delights of Rome. ... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Via Francigena etappe 1
  • Al in de middeleeuwen vingen monniken verdwaalde reizigers op in hun klooster op de Grote Sint Berhard. Het klooster staat er nog altijd en het is startpunt van een pelgrimsroute die fietsers naar Rome leidt. De eerste etappe van deze fietsvakantie voert tot universiteitsstad Parma. Na de start in de schaduw van beroemde vierduizenders als de... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Via Francigena
  • De etappe Lucca-Siena van de Via Francigena is er een waarin natuur, cultuur, geschiedenis en spiritualiteit op een unieke manier samenkomen. De reis begint bij de prachtige tuinen, villa's en honderden kerken in het met Romeinse muren beschermde Lucca. Over veelal verlaten strada bianca wandel je vervolgens verder door het vlakke land van de... Read more
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