Via Francigena

The Via Francigena is ancient road and pilgrims route between Canterbury and Rome, which passes through England, France, Switzerland and Italy

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Connected Sites


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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