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VFS02 - Stage Jougne-Orbe

After having crossed the hill of Jougne, frequented since ancient times, the Via Francigena passes by the Chapel of St. Maurice, founded by the canons of the Abbey of St. Maurice in Valais.

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VFS03v - Alternative route - Yverdon-Orbe

From Yverdon, the route follows the River Orbe, sometimes high up as in Chamblon, sometimes alongside the river. Then via Boscéaz with its impressive Roman mosaics to the village of Orbe.

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VFS02v - Alternative route - St-Croix-Yverdon

The ViaFrancigena reaches Swiss soil at La Grand’Borne near L’Auberson, leads over high plains to Sainte-Croix and down to Vuiteboeuf, with beautiful views of the Swiss Mittelland.

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VFS01v - Alternative route - Pontarlier-St-Croix

The last leg of the route, ascending to pass the Jura Mountains starts at Pontarlier. 

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VFS04 - Stage Cossonay-Lausanne

The Via Francigena follows the course of the Venoge from Cossonay to the banks of Lake Geneva. The river represents the main theme of this leg, between mountains and valleys,

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VFS03 - Stage Orbe-Cossonay

Exiting the Orbe leg (55. Urba), the trail moves towards Romainmôtier, passing through Bretonnières with its picturesque Roman church.

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Leg 21 - Variation Monte Valoria

This variation rises up to the top of Mount Valoria from where it is possible to enjoy of an incredible panorama.

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VFS05 - Stage Lausanne-Vevey

This leg runs partially along the Lemano lake and partially crosses vineyards of "Lavaux". They are included in the World heritage UNESCO regarding production of wine

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VFS06 - Stage Vevey-Aigle

The route skirts around Lake Geneva, crossing Montreux and proceeding until Villeneuve.  Leaving the lake behind, the course continues levelly till it arrives at the entrance of Aigle.  It then rises to pass Yvorne and a lovely panoramic point of the Rhône Valley, before descending to Aigle. 

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VFS07 - Stage Aigle-St-Maurice

On leaving Aigle, the route passes vineyards as it shortly arrives at the castle, constructed in the 13th Century.  Proceeding through vineyards and woods along the coast, the path reaches Ollon. 

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Leg 41 - Variation 1 - Ponte Camillaro

The variation allows to go and visit the ruins of Ponte Camillaro, ancient Roman contruction.

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Leg B13 - Alternative path sea

From Marina di Massa some nice cycle paths lead us to Forte dei Marmi and Pietrasanta.

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Leg B12 - Alternative path sea

From Luni we continue towards the coast to later follow coastal roads until Marina di Massa. Starting from Aulla with this variant shortens the leg at 47.8 km and you avoid the climb after Avenza.

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Leg B18 - Alternative path Via Cassia

This alternative path avoids the unpaved slope on the road that goes from San Quirico to Vignoni Alto and Bagno Vignoni, and follows the Via Cassia

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Leg 36 - Variation Abbadia San Salvatore

The variation for Abbadia San Salvatore distances from the Official Path a little previous of the Post Office of Ricorsi, by the bar of the road that leads to the agritourism "Il Poderino".

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Leg 27 - From Camaiore to Lucca

From Camaiore the leg rises up to Monte Magno from where the path follows the SP1, that in some points is pretty dangerous because of the traffic.
Once raised to Piazzano you will descend the valley of the Contesola creek 

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Leg 26 - From Massa to Camaiore

This leg rises to the Aghinolfi Castle to access a panoramic way, that needs to be covered carefully because of the traffic.
The leg continues towards Pietrasanta, "the small Italian Athens",

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Leg 25 - From Sarzana to Massa

The leg is flat; the main attractive is the archeological area of Luni, ancient Roman harbour where the pilgrims used to board towards Santiago. 

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Leg 24 - From Aulla to Sarzana

The majority of the leg is on dirt road, it is quite demanding, very beautiful and it gifts the traveler with the first view of the sea.
The atmospheres of the ancient villages along the way are really interesting,

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