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).

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Via Francigena
.Via Francigena - 01 part Great Britain, 77km
Via Francigena - 02 partie française
.Via Francigena - partie France - 02 Arras - Reims, 227km
.Via Francigena - part France - 03 Reims - Besançon, 347km
Via Francigena - part France - 04 Besançon - frontière, 91km
.Via Francigena - Variante historique, 34km
.Via Francigena - 03 parte Svizzera, 205km
Via Francigena - 04 parte Italia
.Via Francigena - 01 Valle d'Aosta, 96km
Via Francigena - 02 Piemonte, 92km
Via Francigena - Variante Monginevro, 189km
.Via Francigena - Variante Dora Riparia, 48km
Via Francigena - 03 Lombardia, 119km
.Via Francigena - Variante San Rocco al Porto, 26km
Via Francigena - 04 Emilia Romagna, 145km
.Via Francigena - Variante Felegara, 2.4km
.Via Francigena - Variante Collecchio, 15km
Via Francigena - Variante Collecchio, 19km
.Via Francigena - Variante Parma, 20km
.Via Francigena - Variante Monte Valoria, 3.2km
.Via Francigena - 05 Liguria, 74km
Via Francigena - 06 Toscana, 310km
.Via Francigena - Variante Colle di Val d'Elsa, 12km
.Via Francigena - Variante Abbadia San Salvatore, 25km
.Via Francigena - Variante Proceno, 18km
Via Francigena - 07 Lazio, 378km
.Via Francigena - Variante ponte Camillaro, 4.1km
.Via Francigena - Variante di Monte, 45km
.Via Francigena - Variante Sutri, 7.3km
.Via Francigena - Variante torrente Valchetta, 5.7km
.Via Francigena - Variante Caffarella, 3.5km
.Via Francigena - Variante Albano Laziale, 3.2km
.Via Francigena - Variante Sonnino, 22km
Via Francigena - 08 Campania, 172km
.Via Francigena - Variante Castelfranco in Miscano, 19km
Via Francigena - 09 Puglia, 497km
.Via Francigena - Variante Via Traiana, 19km
Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Italia
.Via Francigena, Lazio (sud), 206km
Via Francigena del Sud, tratto Italia
Via Francigena, Champagne
.Reims - Châlons-en-Champagne, 59km
Variante Sud Via Francigena, 30km
Via Francigena di monte-Sentiero 103, 3.3km
Variante Nord Via Francigena, 41km
Via Romea Francigena - part Switzerland - side trip, 2.7km
Via Romea Francigena - Pontarlier to Orbe, 43km
(no name), 1.2km
Via Francigena - Lombardia - Mortara alternative, 12km
Via Francigena, Emilia-Romanga - alternative from Piacenza, 17km
Via Francigena - part of Lazio - Giulianello variant
Via Romea Francigena - Pontarlier to Bretonnières-parallels N57 to Jounge via les Clées bypassing Orbe, 35km
Via Francigena, Toscana var Montelungo-Pontremoli, 13km
Via Francigena Santa sabina-Torre Guaceto, 1km
Variante Via Francigena, 15km
Variante Via Francigena, 6km
da Fosdinovo a Via Francigena, 9.6km
Tracciato dell'acquedotto Carolino e Via Francigena del sud, 11km
Molino del Piano - Bettigna - Via Francigena, 0.6km
Magna Via Francigena
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 1, 24km
.Magna Via Francigena: Variante tappa 1, 4.6km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 2, 26km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 3, 19km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 4, 24km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 5, 13km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 6, 18km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 7, 25km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 8, 20km
.Magna Via Francigena: Tappa 9, 14km

Opinions

Rate 8.0 | 2 votes | No 15. in France
  • ZoradeRuig February 2018
  • Rate 9
  • Positive The nature
  • Negative Nothing
  • 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

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • 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 journey, including details of facilities and accommodation along the route. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2013
  • The Via Francigena in Pas-de-Calais GR145 12 stages 2012
  • Guide FFRandonnée La Via Francigena à travers le Pas-de-Calais - GR 145 - 245 Km de sentiers GR.Ancienne voie de pèlerinage, au même titre que les chemins de Saint-Jacques ou du Mont-Saint-Michel, ce topo-guide bilingue français/anglais (une grande première !) comprend les 245 premiers kilomètres français de l'itinéraire ancestral reliant... 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids 1451 La Via Francigena à travers le Pas-de-Calais | FFRP
  • Guide FFRandonnée La Via Francigena à travers le Pas-de-Calais - GR 145 - 245 Km de sentiers GR.Ancienne voie de pèlerinage, au même titre que les chemins de Saint-Jacques ou du Mont-Saint-Michel, ce topo-guide bilingue français/anglais (une grande première !) comprend les 245 premiers kilomètres français de l'itinéraire ancestral reliant... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2021
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids - Pelgrimsroute The Way of St Francis - Via Francigena | Cicerone
  • 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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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe
  • Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award.Ten historic pilgrim routes of Western Europe, inspiration for today`s long distance walker. Pilgrimage in Europe is thriving on a massive scale. In 1990 the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela recorded less than 5000 pilgrims: today that figure is at least 200,000 a year. Author Derry... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Notes on the Way of St. James
  • "Notes on the Way of St. James" is his account of that journey which began in the early Spring of 2011. The book chronicles the various stages of the adventure from its uncertain beginning through a doubt plagued stretch in Switzerland where Stephan wondered where he would ever find the fortitude to finish the pilgrimage. This doubt never fully... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Notes on the Way of St. James
  • "Notes on the Way of St. James" is his account of that journey which began in the early Spring of 2011. The book chronicles the various stages of the adventure from its uncertain beginning through a doubt plagued stretch in Switzerland where Stephan wondered where he would ever find the fortitude to finish the pilgrimage. This doubt never fully... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The People That Walk To Rome
  • Walking from the Netherlands to the Vatican. It wasn't that hard actually. Every day a little bit. In the beginning I was sleeping outside in my tent somewhere in a forest or field. Later I got promoted to centuries-old Italian monasteries. Fantastic! Quite a few colourful personalities crossed my path. People I consider as friends for a... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The People That Walk To Rome
  • Walking from the Netherlands to the Vatican. It wasn't that hard actually. Every day a little bit. In the beginning I was sleeping outside in my tent somewhere in a forest or field. Later I got promoted to centuries-old Italian monasteries. Fantastic! Quite a few colourful personalities crossed my path. People I consider as friends for a... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • The The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome
  • This comprehensive guidebook covers the first half of the Via Francigena - a 1900km pilgrim route that crosses Europe from Canterbury to Rome. This volume describes the walk from its start in Canterbury, to the halfway point of the route at the Great St Bernard Pass on the Swiss-Italian border. From Canterbury, the book splits the pilgrimage... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2011
  • The The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome
  • This comprehensive guidebook covers the first half of the Via Francigena - a 1900km pilgrim route that crosses Europe from Canterbury to Rome. This volume describes the walk from its start in Canterbury, to the halfway point of the route at the Great St Bernard Pass on the Swiss-Italian border. From Canterbury, the book splits the pilgrimage... Read more
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Maps

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
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • 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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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
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Carta della Val d'Arbia, Ombrone e Orcia | Global Map
  • 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
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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
  • 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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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 04 Massiccio del Monte Bianco | IGC - Istituto Geografico Centrale
  • 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. This new edition published in late 2013 highlights, among other routes, the Alta Via 1 and the northern section of the Alta Via 2, both of which join up... 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Pisa, Livorno, San Miniato, Empoli WK2457
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Pisa, Livorno, San Miniato, Empoli WK2457
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Florence, Siena, Chianti WK2458
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Florence, Siena, Chianti WK2458
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
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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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Netherlands
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Lago Trasimeno, Areo Protetta, Val d'Orcia WK2463
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Lago Trasimeno, Areo Protetta, Val d'Orcia WK2463
  • Deze kaart is ideaal voor het uitstippelen van wandel- en fietsroutes en om onderweg te gebruiken • goed leesbare kaart met heel veel topografische details • duidelijke symbolen maken de kaart extra overzichtelijk • wandel- en fietsroutes zijn aangegeven • praktische informatie over de regio • bruikbaar met GPS • nuttige informatie voor... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Italië - Via Francigena
  • 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 Via Francigena. Voor deze fietsvakantie kozen wij het deel van de Sint Berhardpas tot studentenstad Pavia. Na de start in de schaduw... Read more
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  • Italië - Sicilië - Magna Via Francigena
  • De Magna Via Francigena, een duizend jaar oude handelsroute waar Normandische ridders, middeleeuwse pelgrims onderweg naar Jeruzalem en herders met hun schaapskuddes door het rotsige heuvelland trokken van Palermo in het noorden tot de tempelvallei van Agrigento in het zuiden. Deze historische route komt tot leven op deze 130 kilometer lange... 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 strade bianche - de witte Toscaanse wegen - wandel je vervolgens verder... Read more
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