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History

L'Allegoria del Buon governo
Via Francigena and Siena The Via Francigena in Siena is not to be missed for many reasons. My favourite reason is to see the fresco Allegory of Good and Bad Government, by Lorenzetti in the Palazzo Pubblico. Every time I go to Siena I have to visit the Palazzo Publicco and absorb every detail of...
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Le Briccole
Sigeric’s Stopover XI, Abricula Le Briccole is a group of abandoned buildings along the Via Francigena. It is where Archbishop Sigeric stayed when he walked the Via Francigena in 990 AD. But, in those days it was called Abricula. Today Le Briccole is only accessible on foot. So you have to walk to see it!...
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Carol the Pilgrim heads to Florence Carol the Pilgrim was heading back to Switzerland after her Via Francigena adventures in Tuscany. A weird mix of events led her to become ‘Lost in Florence at Midnight’. It all began with the train trip from Orvieto to Florence. It was one of those usual delays where the...
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Via Francigena in Bolsena
‘Signora! Signora! Basta! No! No!’ Carol the Pilgrim was very pleased to be a part of the Via Francigena and the Bolsena Eucharistic Miracle. But, the truth is she had sinned! Despite her very best efforts, her clumsy foot managed to dislodge several flowers from under the arm pit of the sleeping Santa Cristina. As...
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