Pilgrims walking on the Via Francigena

Other routes

Feeder routes – Europe

  1. Via Francigena variant between France and Italy: the GR©653D (the Via Domitia) which links with the Chemin d’Arles, and passes over the Alps at Montgenèvre, and goes through Turin to join the Classic VF at Vercelli.
    https://www.france24.com/en/20180129-you-are-here-france-via-domitia-south-road-history-roman-empire-nimes-amphitheatre https://camino-europe.eu/en/eu/it/neue-weiterleitungsseite/via-francigena-i-alternative/
  2. Via della Costa coastal route (Rome-Santiago) 12 stages from Ponte S Ludovico to join the official Via Francigena at Sarzana.
  3. Via Postumia 930 km from Aquileia to Genoa and crosses the entire north of Italy from east to west, through Friuli-Giulia Venezia, Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Piedmont and Liguria. Links to the VF at Piacenza:
  4. Via Francigena del sud This travels south from Rome to Santa Maria di Leuca, and links to pilgrimage routes to Jerusalem. https://www.viefrancigenedelsud.it/en/
  5. Route to Monte Sant’Angelo on the Gargano peninsula in Puglia
  6. Via degli Abati (St Columbanus’s route) Alternative route between Pavia and Pontremoli

Other routes to Rome

  1. Via di Francesco  La Verna to Assisi and on to Rome.
  2. Cammino di Assisi Forli- La Verna – Gubbio – Assisi

Feeder routes – England

  1. The Pilgrims Way from Winchester to Canterbury
  2. The Pilgrims Way: to Canterbury from Winchester and London, Leigh Hatts, 2017, Cicerone. The route is described both from Winchester in Hampshire (136 miles) and London’s Southwark Cathedral (90 miles), with an optional spur to Rochester Cathedral.
  3. The Pilgrims’ Way, Derek Bright, 2011, The History Press
  4. North Downs Way Farnham (Surrey) to Dover
  5. http://www.northdownsway.co.uk/ https://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/north-downs-way
  6. The North Downs Way: National Trail Guide, Colin Saunders, 2016, Aurum Press.
  7. The Augustine Camino Rochester to Ramsgate via Canterbury
  8. Pilgrims Way London to Canterbury
  9. The Becket Way Southwark to Kemsing (linking on to Canterbury)