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Via Francigena 2017: 10% OFF

Aoife ,

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The Via Francigena is a stunning walking trail which sets off from Canterbury in England, traverses the length of France, Switzerland and Italy to finish up in the eternal city of Rome. To help you tick the Via Francigena off

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6 things that make the Via Francigena special!

Lisa ,

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What makes the Via Francigena special? This is one of the world’s longest marked walking routes, covering 2,000 kilometres, that stretches all the way from Canterbury to Rome. We have carefully divided the route into 16 walking and cycling stages.

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Meet us at London and Dublin travel shows

Maria ,

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The FrancigenaWays.com – CaminoWays.com team is starting 2016 with a busy schedule! we are exhibiting at two fantastic travel shows in January: the Adventure Travel Show in London and the Holiday World Show in Dublin. We have special tickets for

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Last chance to get 10% off your Francigena trip

Maria ,

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Book your Francigena trip with FrancigenaWays.com before the end of the year to get a special 10% discount. From the Alps and the St Bernard’s Pass to the picture-perfect Tuscan countryside, the Via Francigena is a magnificent trail, covering thousands

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Experience the Via Francigena in Italy

Lisa ,

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If you want to discover Italy you can experience the best of Italian landscape, culture and history on sections 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 along the the Via Francigena. Each of these popular walking and cycling routes in

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What is the St Francis Way?

Maria ,

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The St Francis Way or Way of St Francis is also known as Cammino di Francesco or Via Francigena di San Francesco. The trail, inspired by the life and work of Saint Francis of Assisi, starts in Florence in Tuscany

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How long does the Via Francigena take?

Maria ,

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How long does the Via Francigena take? The Via Francigena, or Camino to Rome, covers over 2000kms from Canterbury in the UK, to Rome in Italy. This epic trail, following the pilgrimage route taken by Sigeric the Serious, Archbishop of

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Must-see: 5 things to do in Lucca

Maria ,

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Section 14 of the Via Francigena, Italy’s Camino, starts in the magnificent walled city of Lucca, in Tuscany, and finishes in spectacular Siena. Many walkers choose to start in San Miniato instead of Lucca, avoiding the first couple of walking

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Must-See: Val d’Orcia in Tuscany

Maria ,

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The Val d’Orcia in Tuscany is one of the must-see regions of the Via Francigena and one of the highlights of section 15 of the Camino to Rome, stretching from Siena to Viterbo. The Via Francigena crosses the Val d’Orcia

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New Year, New Camino

Maria ,

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Press release date: 5th January 2015 FrancigenaWays.com and CaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialists, have just released five fantastic new walking and cycling routes across Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland – perfect for those looking for a new challenge

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Sabela on the Via Francigena to Rome

Sabela ,

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Sabela from the FrancigenaWays.com Customer Care team cycled the last section of the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome, recently. She shares her experience and tips: When I was offered to travel the last 100 km of the Via Francigena,

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How do I train for the Via Francigena?

The Team ,

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One of the first questions people ask is if they need to train before walking the Via Francigena. Our travel consultants at FrancigenaWays.com have prepared this useful list of practical and simple tips to help you prepare for your Camino. In

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Do you have family activity holidays?

Claire ,

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Yes! FrancigenaWays.com has walking and cycling tours ideal for families. The family-friendly Via Francigena trips are those categorised as ‘Easy’. A particularly popular trip for families is our Easy Walk from San Miniato to Siena (also available with bike rental), see

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What kind of bike gear do I need to bring?

Claire ,

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We recommend cycling shoes or stiff-soled sneakers, cycling gloves, cycling shorts (tight or not tight), cycling tights, long-sleeved shirt, rain gear (jacket and trousers), sunglasses, sweater-sweatshirt. You can also bring your own helmet if you prefer or you can hire

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Do I bring my pedals?

Claire ,

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If you are cycling the Via Francigena with us, you can rent a bike for the last few sections from Aulla to Rome. Our rental bikes come with a standard pedal (with or without straps). If you have SPD pedals,

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10 reasons to book with us

The Team ,

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We are committed on delivering only the best quality tours to our customers, and we constantly improve our service according to our customers’ feedback. But this is a dream that drives us and the love of the travel industry. Here

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