Via Francigena Roma

 

Via Francigena from Tuscany to Rome

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 (in particular the last 100 kilometers , starting from Tuscia through the territories of ancient Tuscia 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.

Via Francigena from Tuscany to Lazio

27° Stage from Lucca to Altopascio (18.5 km)

28° Stage from Altopascio to San Miniato (29.0 km)

29° Stage from San Miniato to Gambassi Terme (23,9 km)

30° Stage from Gambassi Terme to San Gimignano (13.4 km)

31° Stage from San Gimignano to Monteriggioni (30,9 km)

32° Stage from Monteriggioni to Siena (20.6 km)

33° Stage from Siena to Ponte d'Arbia (25.7 km)

34° Stage from Ponte d'Arbia to San Quirico d'Orcia (26.2 km)

35° Stage from San Quirico d'Orcia to Radicofani (32.2 km)

36° Stage from Radicofani to Acquapendente (23.9 km)

 

Via Francigena Roma: The stages to the capital

The last 100 kilometers of Via Francigena are more famous for the major part of pilgrims and turists. Here the last stages of the itinerary to Rome:

37° Stage from Acquapendente to Bolsena (22,1 km)

38° Stage from Bolsena to Montefiascone (17,7 km)

39° Stage from Montefiascone to Viterbo (17,8 km)

40° Stage from Viterbo to Vetralla (18,3 km)

41° Stage from Vetralla to Sutri (Km 23,9)

42° Stage from Sutri to Campagnano (Km 27,1)

43° Stage from Campagnano to Isola Farnese (Km 24,4)

44° Stage from Isola Farnese to Roma (Km 17,2)

37° stage: From Acquapendente to Bolsena 

Via Francigena Acquapendente
Start Acquapendente, Church of Santo Sepolcro
Finishing Line Bolsena, Basilica of Santa Cristina
Lenght 22,1 km
How to get Station FS Buonconvento and lines SR19 to Acquapendente, or Autolinee Cotral

After visiting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the bright crypt was built the homonymous church in the Holy Land, the stage continues without emotions until San Lorenzo Nuovo, where we can admire a beautiful view of Lake Bolsena.

38° stage: From Bolsena to Montefiascone

Via Francigena Montefiascone
Start Bolsena, Basilica of Santa Cristina
Finishing Line Montefiascone, Rocca dei Papi
Length 17,7 km
How to get Lines FS until Orvieto or Viterbo, then Co.Tral and Sira to Bolsena

The route runs from Bolsena, with ups and downs and beautiful lake views. Exciting 360 degree view enjoyed arrival in Montefiascone from the Tower of the Pilgrims.

39° stage: From Montefiascone to Viterbo

Start Montefiascone, Rocca dei Papi
Finishing line Viterbo, Square of Plebiscito
Length 17,8 km
How to get Station FS Zepponami; Cotral (phone. 0672051) from Viterbo and Bolsena

The first stretch of the route is spectacular, with beautiful views of Montefiascone and Viterbo.
We descended on the plain we can relax at the spa Bagnaccio.
Arrived in Viterbo, do not miss the visit of the old town and the district of San Pellegrino.

 

40° stage: From Viterbo to Vetralla (Via Francigena - Rome)

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Start Viterbo, Piazza del Plebiscito
Finishing Line Vetralla, Duomo
Length 18,3 km
How to get
Linee FS Roma-Viterbo e Orte-Viterbo, stazione Viterbo

The first stretch of the route is spectacular, with beautiful views of Montefiascone and Viterbo. We descended on the plain we can relax at the spa Bagnaccio. Arrived in Viterbo, do not miss the visit of the old town and the district of San Pellegrino.

41° stage: From Vetralla to Sutri (Via Francigena - Roma)

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Start Vetralla, Duomo
Finishing Line
Sutri, Anfiteatro Romano
Length 23,9 km
How to get
Linee FS Roma-Viterbo, stazione Cura di Vetralla e bus, Autolinee Cotral

Starting fromVetralia, along the way, you can find thechurch of Our Ladyof Loreto.Fromhere, crossinga hugehazelandoakskirtingsome, you can reachthe TowersofOrlandoand the ruinsof an ancient monastery. Continuing towards thedelightful village ofCapranica, Sutriis reached, little-knowngemalong theFrancigena, with its amphitheatercarved into the stone, theMithrasandthebeautiful old town. Water andeateriesonlyin Capranica.

42° stage: From Sutri to Campagnano (Via Francigena - Roma)

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Start Sutri, Anfiteatro Romano
Finishing line
Campagnano di Roma, Chiesa del Gonfalone
Length 27,1 km
How to get Linee FS Roma-Viterbo, stazione Capranica-Sutri, Autolinee Cotral

The first partof this stagealong the Via Francigena- Romethrough thefields tillnearMonterosi. The path continuesto theMonte Gelato waterfalls, park areawhere you canrelaxand swim. In the Parkof Veii, along a scenicdirt road, we arriveat the gates ofCamps.Refreshmentsandwaterin MonterosiandMonte Gelato waterfalls.

43° stage: From Campagnano to La Storta (Via Francigena - Roma)

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Start Campagnano di Roma, Chiesa del Gonfalone
Finishing line
La Storta, Chiesa Parrocchiale
Length 24,4 km
How to get
Linea Fs Roma-Viterbo FR3 stazione di Cesano e bus navetta per Campagnano di Roma

Once throughthe beautifulValledel Sorbois possible to climbto thebeautiful old townof Formello, whereChigi Palaceis home toa beautifulhostel.A longscenic stretchup to the fordof the riverandValchettaThe Retort. Refreshmentsandwaterjustoff the path: Formelloand IsolaFarnese.

44° stage: From La Storta to Roma (Via Francigena - Roma)

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Start La Storta, Chiesa Parrocchiale
Finishing Line
Roma, Piazza San Pietro
Length 17,2 km
How to get
Linea Fs Roma-Viterbo FR3 stazione di La Storta-Formello

The last stagepasses throughthe view of theviewpointof Monte Mario, andcomesto the beautifulbasilicaof St. Peter.Refreshmentsandfrequentfountainsalong the way.

Via Francigena Rome: Itinerary without luggage

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Via Francigena Rome: prices

The costofluggagealong theVia Francigenais 15.00per bagforeach stage. In caseyou requirecustom quotesforseveral stagesorgroups, youcan contact usby phone or email(Contact).

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