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Via Francigena Stage 4: Fidenza to Aulla

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Via Francigena Stage 4: Fidenza to Aulla

  • Encountering the unusual and rare rock formations of the Salti del Diavolo
  • Walk in the foothills of the scenic Apennine Mountains
  • Paying a visit to the Museo delle Statue Stele which houses fascinating primitive sculptures
  • Absorbing the mesmerizing views of the Apennine Mountains when crossing the Cisa Pass
  • Sampling delicious and famous cured meats and cheeses of the Parma region
Walk through the Apennine Mountains and from the region of Emilia Romagna into northern Tuscany. Discover small altars, chapels, crosses, churches, and buildings that gave shelter to the thousands of pilgrims that walked along the Via Francigena in their quest to reach Rome. Beginning in the foothills of the Apennines and incorporating pretty villages and towns, you then cross the Cisa Pass, located at 1,040m before descending into northern Tuscany and to Montelungo, Pontremoli, and Aulla. There are captivating sights all along the trail, such as the primitive Stele sculptures, the St Annunziata Church and the Salti del Diavolo; unusual and rare rock formations in the Baganza Valley. Explore areas near Parma, famous for its cured meats and parmesan cheeses. Be sure to take advantage of these local culinary delights while you walk through these areas of Italy.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Fidenza Day 2 Fidenza to Fornovo 20 miles / 32 km Day 3 Fornovo to Cassio 13 miles / 21 km Day 4 Cassio to Berceto 6 miles / 11 km Day 5 Berceto to Previdè 11 miles / 19 km Day 6 Previdè to Filattiera 13 miles / 21 km Day 7 Filattiera to Aulla 14 miles / 23 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 10kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 10kg is equivalent to 18 lattes. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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