“All roads lead to Rome”: the paths of the Via Francigena

Aug 30, 2021 301

BY: Giulia Di Felice

All roads lead to Rome” the popular saying goes about the eternal city. Of course, like for any saying, there is some truth to it. Just like the consular roads end and start from Rome, also one of the most famous historical itineraries was created to connect Rome with the rest of Europe: the via Francigena. Let us see the paths of the Via Francigena and how to rely on them for solo or group trips. 

Made of a set of roads, this path provides many alternatives and can be walked from England and France to reach Rome and then Puglia, for a total of almost 2000 km. The path is divided in axes that connected regions more or less similar between them. 

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SOURCE: https://italian-traditions.com

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