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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
Montefiascone Via Francigena History and Culture Montefiascone has played an important role in the history of the Via Francigena. The Via Francigena pilgrim route is based on a diary written in 990 CE by Sigeric the Serious when he became Archbishop of Canterbury. This meant he had to travel all the way to Rome to...
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Proceno
Via Francigena Proceno to Acquapendente is an alternative route in Stage 37. There are many reasons for choosing this variant. Firstly, it avoids Via Cassia traffic. Most importantly, the well-preserved family owned Castle is a highlight of the medieval town. Also, along with Acquapendente, it is an entry point of the Via Francigena to Lazio....
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Montefiascone
Via Francigena Montefiascone to Rome is the last 100 km of the Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome. Walking this last 100 km is a requirement for receiving the pilgrim Testimonium in Rome. There are six stages to walk which take six days or longer for a slower more relaxed walk. Every stage if filled...
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Viterbo
Via Francigena Stage 41 Viterbo to Vetralla Leaving Viterbo Via Francigena Stage 41 Viterbo to Vetralla is an 18 km easy walk with a steep section towards the end. The walk departs from Piazza San Lorenzo, under the Loggia of the Palazzo dei Papi. Walk under the arch, down the flight of stairs and turn...
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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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Ponte d'Arbia
Ponte d’Arbia is Sigeric’s Stopover XIV along the Via Francigena pilgrim route. This means it was his 14th overnight stop on his way home to Canterbury in 990 AD. ‘Arbia’ was its name in Sigeric’s day. Ponte d’Arbia is located on the slopes of the Crete Senesi, the ancient desert of Accona. Water partly submerged...
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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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Rome Sigeric's Stopover I Urbs Roma
Rome Urbs Roma Sigeric’s Stopover I Rome is Sigeric’s Stopover I, Urbs Roma. It is the place where Archbishop Sigeric began his return journey to Canterbury in 990 AD. He had just walked all the way from Canterbury to Rome. His top priority was to visit the Pope and receive his Archbishop vestment called a...
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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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