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Via Francigena

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Via Banchi di Sopra, Siena, 53100


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La Via Francigena in provincia di Siena
The Via Francigena has been a fundamental element for the development of Siena: in fact, the first villages born along the Route. Pilgrims found hospitality at the Hospital of Santa Maria della Scal...

the via francigena
Many university seminars and many scientific and tourist publications were carried out in Italy. For example, Associazione Lombarda di Studi Jacopei gathers academics interested in the Lombardic pilgrimage ways. One of the results of their research was a conference in Milan in 1996, whose proceeding...

Via Francigena
The second area begins at Sarzana and goes past Lucca to Altopascio. The principal characteristic of this sector is that the road hugs the foot of the Appuan alps and stays inland from the sea coast. The main towns one sees are Sarzana, Carrara, Massa and Pietrasanta, all in the marble working area,...

Via Francigena By Bike: VF Day 5 San Gimignano - Siena
The Cathedral itself was busy, with marble inlaid floors. There was fabulous artwork on all the walls but we were looking out for relics. We spotted what looked like a skull in a reliquary above a statue of St John and stared for some time at a glass box on an altar to see if its contents resembled ...

Via Francigena By Bike: VF Day 6 Sienna - San Quirico D'Orcia
we stopped just inside the city walls for apricots. The town seemed deserted and it got no better as we walked in. We dropped the bikes by the church and strolled around but everything was closed. The tourist office re-opened at 3 so we went for an ice cream and sat and waited. A poke about town did...

Siena Along the Old Via Francigena Siena Online ® Siena Tuscany tourist guide to the city of Siena Tuscany Italy Along the Old Via Francigena tuscany Along the Old Via Francigena
Of the many lodgings that existed for pilgrims, some still survive today as agriturismi, or farmhouse residences. Towards Montalcino, the Abbey of Sant’Antimo is definitely worth a stop, before arriving at the Medieval town of San Quirico d’Orcia. The renowned thermal baths at Bagno Vignoni are not ...

Siena -Foot-race and walk by horse - "Run along the via Francigena" A walk on an antic Road
The italian foot-race calendar will be added to one's wealth by a new date for the fans: "Run along Via Francigena". The first race is foreseen on the 9th November 1997. The sienese ATP has prepared a real cultural event, sport an recreation, that looks at the jubilee year 2000, inspired b...

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