- ‘Go the extra mile for children’ – reflections on the second charity walk on the Via Francigena
- Kent on Via Francigena Charity Walk, 7 October, 2017
- The Via Francigena of the South
- Heritage, hospitality and high spirits on the Via Francigena!
- First annual charity walk ‘Take a step for children’ was a great success!
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Day 51: Pavia to Santa Cristina (27.5 km) It was Eimear’s first day on the Via Francigena and we were walking from Pavia to Santa Cristina, a small town in Lombardy. My Cicerone guidebook stated the distance was 25 km, … Continue reading
Day 45: Borgofranco D’Ivrea to Piverone (28 km) I had breakfast with Anna Maria and her family at B & B Musica in Borgofranco D’Ivrea before setting off to Piverone where Anna Maria had called ahead to reserve a place … Continue reading
Day 41: Bourg Saint Pierre to Aosta On the 41st day on the Via Francigena I woke to a misty cold morning in Bourg Saint Pierre. The bus to Aosta arrived at 9.15 am and so at 9am I went … Continue reading
Day 37: Saint Maurice to Martigny (18 km) I knew before I opened my eyes that it was windy and rainy. I could still hear the banners outside the window of my room flapping wildly in the wind. I was … Continue reading
Day 30: Mouthier-Haute-Pierre to Pontarlier (24 km) When I woke up in Moutheir-Haute-Pierre it was not raining as the weather forecast had threatened it would be. It was Sunday and as the shop had been closed the day before this … Continue reading
Porte Noir, Besancon Day 25: Les Archots to Champlitte (25 km) At 7 am I knocked on the door of my host in Les Archots for breakfast. I immediately spied a well-laid table with two baguettes fresh from the … Continue reading
Head of Mars, found in Langres. 2-3rd century (Roman) Day 19: Le Meix-Tiercelin to Brienne le Chateau (33 km) I woke up with the sun the next day as I had fallen asleep not long after 8 pm. I … Continue reading
Day 14: Corbeny to St. Thierry The smell of a promising breakfast welcomed me as I opened the door to my room at Le Chemin des Dames in Corbeny. Walking into the breakfast room downstairs I was not disappointed as … Continue reading
Day 8: Arras to Guedecourt (31 km) My day off in Arras had spoiled me a bit. The prospect of walking 31 km the day after seemed quite daunting when I woke up at 7am. Even the knowledge that I … Continue reading