Latest Itineraries

VFF33 - From Baroville to Orges

It was in 1115, on the borders between Champagne and Burgundy, that the future Bernard of Clairvaux, accompanied by 12 monks from Citeaux, came to open up a forest clearing in the Val d'Absinthe.

Read More

VFF32 - From Dolancourt to Baroville

During this stage, a stop in Bar-sur-Aube is a must. At the crossroads of North and South, the city took a strategic importance and location for trade during the period of the Counts of Champagne.

Read More

VFF31 - From Dienville to Dolancourt

Dienville marks the eastern end of the Forêt d'Orient lakes.

Read More

VFF30 - From Précy-Saint-Martin to Dienville

The Via Francigena meets in Brienne Castle the story of a famous character: Napoleon Bonaparte.

Read More

VFF29 - From Montmorency-Beaufort to Précy Saint Martin

During this stage, the pilgrim heading for Rome is invited to make a stop at Rosnay l'Hôpital whose church exceptionally presents a crypt.

Read More

VFF28 - From Outine to Montmorency-Beaufort

Although half-timbered architecture is common, its use in religious architecture remains original.

Read More

VFF27 - From Saint-Rémy-en-Bouzemont to Outines

The champagne bocage of Pays du Der gradually succeeds the cereal plains and vineyards.

Read More

VFF26 - From Vitry-le-François to Saint-Rémy-en-Bouzemont

Capital of Perthois, Vitry le François is a relatively recent city. Created in 1545 by the will of Francis I after the destruction of Vitry-en-Perthois, this fortified city is built according to an orthogonal plan.

Read More

VFF25 - From Saint-Amand sur Fion to Vitry le François

Connection between the Marne valley and the Fion valley, the Via Francigena crosses again the large expanses of the Champagne plain.

Read More

VFF24 - From Saint-Germain la Ville to Saint-Amand sur Fion

This stage crosses the "Land of Chalk". Formerly used as a building material, its current use is now also intended for the pharmaceutical industry.

Read More

VFF23 - From Châlons en Champagne to St-Germain-la-Ville

This short stage in the heart of the Marne Valley marks the passage to the chalky soils of Champagne.

Read More

VFF22 - From Condé sur Marne to Châlons en Champagne

Mostly following the canal next to the river Marne, Via Francigena gets straight into the Marne Valley.

Read More

VFF21 - From Verzy to Condé sur Marne

As soon as you leave the village of Verzy, the Via Francigena crosses a forest that gathers a single stand of twisted beech trees: the Faux, a must-see passage.

Read More

VFF20 - From Reims to Verzy

After an inevitable passage to the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Via Francigena drives the walker across the vineyards of Champagne and Montagne de Reims park towards the strange Faux de Verzy.

Read More

VFF19 - From Berry au Bac to Reims

Leaving the "Chemin des Dames", the Via Francigena enters Champagne. The Massif de Saint-Thierry is one of the four champagne production areas.

Read More

VFE02 - Shepherdswell to Dover 8.5 miles

The final part of the route leading to Dover is a gentle path that crosses the countryside and from where you can quickly see swinging reflections upon the North Sea.

Read More

VFE01 - Canterbury to Shepherdswell 10.4 miles

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Canterbury you will set off along the Elham Valley Way through a peaceful farming landscape, on through small villages and past the striking Higham Park.

Read More

VFS11 - Stage Bourg-St-Pierre–Col du Gd St-Bernard

Difference in heigt: + 1100 m Undoubtedly the most symbolic stage on the ViaFrancigena! The way to the pass leads along a road which has served the whole of Europe for 2000 years.

Read More

VFS10 - Stage Orsières–Bourg-St-Pierre

Difference in height: + 1000 m This stage leads first along a forest path, first west then east of the river, on the historic path from Liddes (shops) to the small Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Chapel before Bourg-Saint-Pierre (new small shop, hotels and dormitories)

Read More

VFS09 - Stage Martigny–Orsières

This stage marks the beginn of the climb to the Great St. Bernard pass. From Martigny a sometimes steep path leads over the narrow Les Trappistes pass to the medieval village of Sembrancher. From here the route follows the Napoleon trail. In Orsières, don't forget to visit the church, the bel and it's "Saint Gregoire Mass" and inside the church, the exhibition about Maurice Tornay, born in Orsières. You can also discover the Via Francigena in Switzerland by following this route in the heart of the village of Orsières! Difference in height: + 950 m More info: info@saint-bernard.ch

Read More