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Via Francigena Stages

Ponte d'Arbia
Via Francigena Stage 35 Via Francigena Stage 35 from Ponte d’Arbia to San Quirico d’Orcia is a demanding walk with steep ascents and long distance. On this walk you will visit three of Sigeric’s Stopovers. It begins at Ponte d’Arbia which was his XIV or 14th place of rest, Arbia. Then on to Torrenieri, his...
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Via Francigena Stage 34 Siena to Ponte d'Arbia
Via Francigena Stage 34 Siena to Ponte d’Arbia Siena to Lugicnano d’Arbia Via Francigena Stage 34 is a 26 km walk from Siena to Ponte d’Arbia. For the first 10 km there is a gradual descent from about 350 m to 190 m. After that, it is a level walk through the Tuscan ‘badlands’ for...
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40 Montefiascone to Viterbo
Via Francigena Stage 40 Montefiascone to Viterbo Via Francigena stage 40 is an easy 18 km walk. There is a steep descent for about 6 km through the streets of Montefiascone and then the ancient Via Cassia Antica. For the next 6 km it is an easy level walk through fields and meadows surrounded by...
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Via Francigena Stage 39 starts in Bolsena Via Francigena Stage 39 Bolsena to Montefiascone is a 20 km walk. It is average in length, but has some demanding elevations. Santa Cristina Basilica is the starting point. Then there is a steep ascent to Monti Vulsini at 475 m elevation. At this height there are spectacular...
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38 Acquapendente to Bolsena
Via Francigena Stage 38 is from Acquapendente to Bolsena. In 2018 Carol the Pilgrim walked in a marathon from Acquapendente with over 2000 people all clad in bright orange shirts. To date, this is her favourite stage 38 walk. So the photos and description of this stage are from the marathon. It is a 24...
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Via Francigena Taste of Tuscany Tour from Siena
Via Francigena Taste of Tuscany tour from Siena to Radicofani is designed to minimise long walks and maximise enjoyment of Tuscan history, culture, food and wine. In addition, our experienced guides will give you tips on photography and sketching along the way! Our Taste of Tuscany tour begins with two days in Florence, followed by...
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Via Francigena Taste of Tuscany Tour Via Francigena Taste of Tuscany Tour was scheduled to start on Friday 4th September 2020. Sadly, the coronavirus meant we had to cancel the tour. Since we can’t go on the tour, please join us on a virtual jourey! Several aspects of this tour that set it apart from...
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Via Francigena and Besançcon
In 990 AD, Bysiceon was Archbishop Sigeric’s 59th (LIX) place of rest on his return journey from Rome to Canterbury. Throughout history Bysiceon has played a strategic role in the Via Francigena, otherwise known as the road through France. For millenia, many pilgrims, soldiers and merchants have trod this famous path. And, in today’s world,...
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Acquapendente Pugnaloni
This week I would have been packing my suitcase ready to fly to Rome for the Acquapendente Pugnaloni Festival. Instead of the excitement of the real event I sit at home sharing my reflections of past festivals. So, why am I so disappointed about missing out on the Pugnaloni? The History The Acquapendente Pugnaloni Festival...
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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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