From the Alps to Rome on foot along ancient pilgrimage routes in the footsteps of Archbishop Sigeric (10th century).
A whole month, a week or a few days: an extraordinary journey of discovery, alone or in a group, with unexpected landscapes, medieval churches and stretches of Roman road, passing through some of Italy’s most beautiful villages.
1,000 km, 45 stages in Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Liguria, Tuscany and Lazio.
With all the information you need to get started: detailed maps, altimetry, a step-by-step description of the route, official variants, where to stay and places to visit.
A guide for everyone: pilgrims, walkers, passers-by and those who want to try walking a small part of one of Europe’s most famous routes.
Roberta Ferraris is an author, naturalist illustrator and environmental excursion guide (mainly along the Via Francigena between Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany and Lazio).
Her publications with Terre di Mezzo include Guida alla Via Francigena in bicicletta, Sardegna a piedi, Gli eremi di Celestino V.
Luciano Callegari, a long-time walker, is the creator of the pellegrinando.it website.
He has published A Santiago lungo il Cammino del Nord and Guida al Cammino di Santiago per tutti.
Simone Frignani likes to walk or cycle along Italian paths and roads. He has published
La Via Romea Germanica, Il Cammi
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