The Via Francigena is ancient road and pilgrims route between Canterbury and Rome, which passes through England, France, Switzerland and Italy
The connection belongs to History connections.
- Canterbury: Starting point
- Rome: Final destination
- San Gimignano: ".. was a relay point on the Via Francigena" (ICOMOS)
- Val d'Orcia: Via Francigena and its associated abbeys, inns, shrines, bridges etc are explicitly included in this WHS
- Vatican City: St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome holds one of the final destinations of the pilgrimage, the tomb of St. Peter the Apostle. (wiki)
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