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In the footsteps of a pilgrim

Below you will find the 15 origin posts describing my journey to Rome.  You can read just about the sections you are interested in experiencing for yourself, or you can sit back and enjoy a trip across four countries and 1200 miles in the comfort of your own home.

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Days 1-6: Canterbury to Arras

First Week on the Via Francigena

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Days 7-13:  Arras to Corbeny

Walking through Picardy on the Via Francigena

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Days 14-18: Corbeny to Le Meix-Tiercelin

 Champagne and Hospitality

 

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Days 19-24: Le Meix-Tiercelin to Les Archots

Week Three on the Via Francigena

 

 

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Days 25-29: Les Archots to Mouthier-haute-Pierre

 University of Kent Alums on the Way to Rome

 

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Days 30-36:  Mouthier-haute-Pierre to Saint-Maurice

 Switzerland – experiencing the challenges and rewards of the Via Francigena

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Days 37-41:  Saint-Maurice to Aosta

The Great Saint Bernard Pass

 

 

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Days 41 to 44:  Aosta to Borgofranco D’Ivrea

 La Via Francigena in Italia

 

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Days 45-50: Borgofranco D’Ivrea to Pavia

Rice fields, lakes, rivers and fountains – acqua on the Via Francigena

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Days 51 to 54:  Pavia to Fiorenzuola

Discovering the Many Ways to Rome

 

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Days 55-57: Fiorenzuola to Passo della Cisa

Into the Wild on the Via Francigena

 

 

Days 58 to 61:  Passo della Cisa to Massa

Finding the Origins of the City of Marble

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Days 62 to 68: Massa to Siena

Bella Toscana!

 

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Days 69 to 73: Siena to Montefiascone

Discovering Lazio

 

Arrival at St. Peter's square

 

 

Days 74 to 79: Montefiascone to Rome

Rome!