This route has been designed with the utmost care. However, due to weather conditions it is always possible that parts of this route are difficult or impossible to cycle.
Also, diversions and/or road closures are possible.
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All files for the journey to ItalyOverview of all files in download
Via Francigena in Italy
Site of the European Association of the Via Francigena Ways (EAVF)
(multilingual). The Italian route is well developed, including various
accommodation options. Height profiles are missing, but are included in
the CicloVia Francigena Complete guide.pdf.
Archbishop Sigeric's journey to Rome in 990An article by Veronica Ortenberg from 1990, with a detailed explanation of Sigeric's journey.
Archaeological Atlas of AntiquityAn overview of Roman roads and other Roman antiquities.
OpenFietsmap EuropeA free map available, suitable for GPS devices.
Tips and tricks for this map are also indicated on the site.
CampsitesOn the site of Archies POIs of campsites in Europe.
Files are regularly updated.
The disadvantage is that there is no indication of the type of campsite. (From super large to camping at the farm.)
List of files to be downloaded
- all tracks from Canterbury to the Col du Grand Saint-Bernard
- all 79 places of Sigeric
- Navigation instructions (limited)
- explaines the symbols and colors used in CyloViaFrancigena.gpx
- Overview of sections without campsites
- Access routes from the Netherlands
- an overview of Roman roads around the route