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+61 431 363 733 contact@viafrancigenatours.com

Via Francigena Tours

Discover the Via Francigena pilgrimage route

The Via Francigena

The Via Francigena pilgrim route covers more than 2000km from Canterbury to Rome. It passes through 4 countries – England, France, Switzerland and Italy. It is based on the historic journery made by Archbishop Sigeric in AD 990.

About Us

Via Francigena Tours offers the best selection of Guided and Self-Guided tours across the whole Via Francigena route. They have been carefully designed to show you the most picturesque and historical sites in in the most comfortable way.

Our Services

We offer pre-designed tours which we have carefully crafted using our hands on knowledge of the routes. We also offer customised tours based on your exact needs. Our tours include accommodation, luggage transfers, detailed guide maps and contact with our experienced guides.

Self-Guided Tours

Via Francigena Tours offers the following pre-designed Self Guided tours which can be adapted to suit your needs. Click "View Details" then fill in the contact form to start planning your Via Francigena journey.

Canterbury to Dover

Via Francigena Tours offers a 4 day self-guided tour from Canterbury to Dover. This tour marks the beginning of the long Via Francigena pilgrimage from Canterbury to Rome. It begins at Canterbury Cathedral at the zero kilometre milestone and a Pilgrim’s Blessing and ends 31 km away in Dover. The walk is steeped in history from prehistory to present day reminders of war time heroes. The landscape and tiny villages are so romantically English! And the Kent food delicious, especially Kent tea. It is a place of Castles and Cathedrals and the world famous ruins of UNESCO St Augustine’s Abbey.


Lausanne to Grand-St-Bernard Pass

Lausanne to Grand-St-Bernard Pass is a 126 km, 8 day self-guided walk along the Swiss Via Francigena. It goes from Lausanne, around Lake Geneva, then through the Rhône Valley and into the Swiss Alps. Throughout the whole walk there is stunning alpine scenery, lake and river views, vineyards, pine trees and lots of Swiss cows. But the walk is only available in the summer months from mid-June to Mid-September. Continue reading for more information on our Lausanne to Grand-St-Bernard Pass tour!


Montefiascone to Rome

The Via Francigena goes all the way from Canterbury to Rome. But you only have to walk the last 100 km to receive your Testimonium in Rome. So walk the Via Francigena Montefiascone to Rome and take only take 7 nights or 8 days to arrive in Rome. Most importantly, you will be delighted with all the surprises that Lazio has to offer! Don’t miss out! Sign up for our Via Francigena Montefiascone to Rome self-guided tour and walk the last 100 km to Rome!


Siena to Montefiascone

Siena to Montefiascone is an 11 day, 150 km with many highlights in Tuscany and Lazio. The landscape abounds with Tuscan hills and cypress trees unique to the Crete Senesi landscape. There are many beautiful medieval cities and town like Buonconvento, San Quirico d’Orcia, Radicofani, Proceno, Acquapendente and Bolsena. Then there are the Montalcino vineyards and Lake Bolsena. In general, it is fair to say that this walk takes in the best history, culture, landscape, architecture, food and wine that Italy has to offer.


Lucca to Siena

Via Francigena Tours offers a Lucca to Siena 10 day tour through the heart of Tuscany. It covers a distance of 125 km through the heart of the Tuscan landscape with overnight stays in hilltop towns like San Miniato, Gambassi Terme, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. Highlights are the Tuscan food and wine and the amazing history and culture of the region. So sign up for a tour anywhere between April and October.


Customised Tour

If you have a specific part of the Via Francigena that you would like to explore, we can design a tour to suit your needs. Simply fill in the form on the “Custom Tour” page and we will contact you.

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Customer Testimonials

I am still trying to drink it all in … what an amazing journey over the past month … great lodgings … beautiful country of Italy … everything went smoothly … all we had to do was walk!

Lucca to Rome, Aaron and Teresa

Your service has exceeded all my expectations and I wish you continued success.

Besançon to Grand-St-Bernard Pass, Jenny and Sue

Your trip arrangements, details carefully taken care, organization and personal assistance during our journey were impeccable.

Lausanne to Châtillon, Cesar and Heliosa

Guided Tours

Via Francigena Tours offers guided tours based on popular routes throughout the Via Francigena. We are developing some exciting new Guided Tours for 2024 so stay tuned for details.

Recent Posts

Sigeric and Glastonbury

Sigeric and Glastonbury

The Ancient Via Francigena Sigeric from Glastonbury played a major role in today’s Via Francigena pilgrimage. In ancient times travel from England to Rome was by foot or riding on a donkey. Pilgrims left England somewhere Dover and crossed the English Channel in ‘flobarts’. They arrived in Wissant and then continued through France to Switzerland....
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Viterbo and the Via Francigena

Viterbo is an exciting Via Francigena destination! It is quite a large city with heaps to see! Viterbo earned its name as the ‘City of the Popes’! So visit Viterbo to find out how it earned this name! Start with a walk through Christian history visiting its many Cathedrals and churches. At the same time,...
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Montefiascone and the Via Francigena

Montefiascone Via Francigena History and Culture Montefiascone has played an important role in history of the Via Francigena pilgrimage. Today, walking the last 100 km from Montefiascone to Rome is a Testimonium requirement. There are many amazing places to see in Montefiascone. Also, there are fabulous views to enjoy from the hilltop town. Best of...
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Italian Tour Highlights

What to expect on our Italian Guided or Self-Guided walking tours

Our Mission

Via Francigena Tours aims to make the amazing Canterbury to Rome pilgrimage available to everyone. Also, we like to pamper our pilgrims so that all they have to do is walk. This means, we believe in the importance of taking the time to simply put one foot in front of the other and there is no better path to do this on than the ancient Via Francigena.

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