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Walking on Francigena Street
The Via Francigena, also known as Frances, Francigena or Romea, is the route used by the ancient pilgrims heading to the three main religious sites since medieval Christian Santiago de Compostela, Rome and Jerusalem. This route linking Canterbury to Rome via France, the Alps, the Po Valley and the Apennines. Was the bridge between Europe and the Anglo-Saxon and Latin contributing, through the journey of the pilgrims, the construction of a Europe of peace .
Of that pilgrimage, Sigerico, archbishop of Canterbury, he listed the stages in his diary, dated 994, which, today, is the first comprehensive document on the Via Francigena. Recognized in 2004 as a Major Cultural Route of the Council of Europe, in Canterbury was officially inaugurated the ” kilometer 0″ of the Via Francigena , which is the starting point of the journey to Rome.
The pedestrian route of the Via Francigena in Italy is long about 1000 km from the Gran San Bernardo in Rome, divided into 44 stages.
You will walk in the heart of Tuscany, across beautiful rolling hills and woodland, stopping in gorgeous villages along the way where you will enjoy a well-deserved rest. There are many wonderful sights on this section of the Via Francigena.
St. Francis Way
St. Francis Way
The St Francis Way takes an ancient Roman road from Florence to Rome, following in the footsteps of Saint Francis across stunning and peaceful countryside, passing important Franciscan sites such as La Verna sanctuary, Assisi and the Rieti Valley.
The beauty of the journey begins when you decide to “arrange the journey”
Choosing type, time, distance, duration. When choose a “Camino”, time, distance and duration should be left undefined, but it is not always possible. At Walking on Francigena we want to help you to choose the most suitable, with the most appropriate distance at each step, and the comfort you are looking for.
We want to give you those little tips that can make the holiday unique, that can make you enjoy shopping, how to choose souvenirs to bring to your loved ones, or take home the delicacies and specialties of each place.
All this, if possible, without weights and efforts, because your energies should be spent all in enjoying the journey, and not in carrying luggage or purchases …. We’ll take care of that, it’s our job.
With Bags Free you will only think of walking and admiring what surrounds you.
At this point, would you like to start preparing your next Walk on the Via Francigena?
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Our luggage storage are in Rome and Barcelona:
Rome, Via del Castro Pretorio, 32
Phone: (+39) 06 4455792
Barcelona, Carrer dels Comtes de Bell-Lloc, 53
Phone: (+34) 938 33 76 99
Tuscany, Piaggia di Mattia – Seggiano (GR)
Whatsapp: (+39) 366 26 76 760