The Via Francigena Via Francigena across the Alps

Activity:
Walking or Cycling or Easy Walking or Easy Cycling
Duration:
Up to 9 Nights
Distance:
151 km
Difficulty:
Tour Type:
Self-Guided
Time To Go:
Summer Only
Price:
from €1015
Specialist: Claire
Sales Director Claire hails from the lovely Midlands and spent some years living in Galway in the West of Ireland, where she completed a degree in languages. She also lived sev...
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Activity:
Walking or Cycling or Easy Walking or Easy Cycling
Duration:
Up to 9 Nights
Distance:
151 km
Difficulty:
Tour Type:
Self-Guided
Time To Go:
Summer Only
Price:
from €1015

This section of the Via Francigena pilgrim route to Rome takes pilgrims from Lausanne to Aosta, from Lake Geneva in Switzerland, across the Alps and into Italy.

Some truly spectacular landscapes await on this section of the Camino to Rome, first as you walk by the shore of Lake Geneva, Chateau de Chillon and the UNESCO-listed vineyards of Lavaux; then as you climb up to the Alps and the Great St Bernard’s Pass and finally as you head into Italy and the Aosta Valley.

After Lake Geneva, the Rhone Valley and their relatively easy terrain behind, you will start to steadily climb to Bourg Saint Pierre, but breath-taking Alpine views will be your reward. Pilgrims have been travelling the Via Francigena across the Great St Bernard’s Pass for centuries but bear in mind, due to altitude and weather conditions, this route is only open to walkers in the Summer months. Talk to the FrancigenaWays.com specialists if you need advice.

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Specialist: Claire
Sales Director Claire hails from the lovely Midlands and spent some years living in Galway in the West of Ireland, where she completed a degree in languages. She also lived sev...
More by Claire