Themed itineraries


Via Francigena in the Castelli Romani

Across the territory of the Castelli Romani there are two stages of the route Fossanova-Rome: the fifth stage and part of the sixth

 

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The Southern Path of Via Francigena

The southern part of the Via Francigena was a path, or a network of paths that joined Rome to Brindisi, which was the main embarkation towards the Holy Land. However, the same path was used the other way around by travellers from southern Italy in pilgrimage to the city of Saint Peter

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Via Francigena Today

After the interested aroused by the rediscovery of the Route of Santiago de Compostela in the 70s, Italy too showed a developing interest in the Via Francigena

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Ancient Pilgrims

The word pilgrim comes from the Latin word of peregrinus - from da + ager (field) - which was initially a name given to those living out of town and therefore on the margin of the changing social-cultural context, and later a name to indicate those undertaking a journey, at times dangerous and difficult, to achieve spiritual blessing.

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