If you undertake this itinerary on a sunny day, it can be unforgettable thanks to unlimited views visible from the crests of Val d'Arbia,
Leave the city centre of Monteriggioni, walk down white streets of the Sienese mountain towards Cerbaia, an ancient Medieval village that is abandoned today.
One of the most beautiful route along Via Francigena. Leave S. Gimignano, after going up and down, reach Molino d'Aiano, a resort along the track of Sigerico.
A short moving route, rich in interesting views sorrounding Via Francigena.Read More
A marvellous route, quite hard lacking road-houses. From San Miniato, after an hour walk along the asphalt road,Read More
In the initial section of the route cross a lovely paved track along the ancient Via Francigena.
Past the area of Cerbaie, wild and deserted.
Undertake a plain route where the main attractions are historical and religeous buildings along the path: the boundary wall and the amphitheatre in Lucca,Read More
From Cisa Pass we reach Righetto Pass where, crossing the main road, a steep and hard slope leading to Groppoli begins.
From Cassio follow the main road of the Cisa 3 km further (mind the traffic, moderate in weekdays and heavy in the week end) later,Read More
Past the first climb, outside of Fornovo, keep on walking along a provincial track in Val Sporzana to reach Bardone and Terenzo,
The first hill route offers wonderful views. Leaving Medesano you cross the Taro Fluvial Park in the last track.Read More
The last section on the plain provides the oppurtinity to admire two religeous buildings of great interest: the Cistercian Abbey of Chiaravalle della Colomba includingRead More
In the first part of the stage you cross the town outskirts, and you must pay attention between Montale and the bridge on the Nure riverRead More
Leaving Orio Litta we quickly reach the Ford of Sigeric, the "Transitum Padi", where you can cross to the opposite bank in Soprarivo via ferry (0523 771607 ferryboat - call at least one day before).Read More
During this leg we flank the low reliefs dotted with vineyards on the hill of S. Colombano and, crossing the city centre of Miradolo Terme,
This leg crosses the alluvial plain of the Basso Pavese, where we encounter the characteristic river terraces near S. Lazzaro, Belgioioso, and S. Cristina.
The first section of the route to the confluence with the Ticino includes the beautiful countryside of Pavia, which is crossed by several canalsRead More
This is a very short leg which passes into the flat countryside of Lomellina, following wide roads in the first section and grassy sheep tracksRead More
The first section of the route follows the bank of the Sesia, through poplar trees and rice fields.
From Palestro follow the narrow banks which cross the flooded fields.