The Via Francigena is an ancient road and pilgrimage trail from Canterbury to Rome. Whether you are hiking the full trail or part of it, this route takes you through rural Italy allowing you to meet new people, cross unique landscapes, and taste the local cuisine. It is a truly immersive experience visiting authentic Italian villages with vibrant medieval piazzas and street-side cafes.
There are many highlights to be discovered such as crossing the Great St Bernard Pass, which takes you from the heart of the Swiss Alps across the Italian border into the Aosta Valley. Another fascinating trail runs along the foothills of the scenic Apennine Mountains where you can sample the world-famous cured meats and cheeses of the Parma region. Some say that Tuscany is the most romantic Italian region, and you might agree when hiking in rolling Tuscan landscapes between vineyards and medieval hilltop villages. With many unique landscapes to select from, you can be sure to find one that matches your interests.
Macs Adventure has been sending customers on memorable adventures along the Francigena Way since 2013. Set off each day knowing your luggage will be transferred with ease and a good night’s rest awaits. With our trusted local partners and knowledge of the trail, we can assure you that you are in good hands. They say all roads lead to Rome, make sure you choose this one!