Via Francigena

Proceno is a stopping point on the Via Francigena, the route used by the pilgrims from Canterbury arriving at the tomb of St. Peter in Rome. Today this route is again travelled but by international tourists who want to rediscover themselves and tour unpolluted areas. Proceno is the first village Read more…

Via Francigena

Medieval pilgrimages began from people in search of a spiritual satisfaction. The major poles of attraction were: Rome, site of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul; the Holy Land, the place of Christ’s passion; and Santiago de Compostela, where the apostle St. James chose to finish his journey. These Read more…

Via Francigena

From medieval pilgrimages the roads began from people in search of a spiritual satisfaction. The major poles of attraction were: Rome, site of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul, the Holy Land, the place of Christ’s passion and Santiago de Compostela, where the apostle St. James chose to finish Read more…

St. Benedict’s Way

Fontechiari is located along the ancient path of St. Benedict connecting Norcia with Subiaco and with Montecassino. The road is called “Via Benedicti” and is walked by thousands of travellers every year.

Way of St. Francis

The Way of St. Francis is a path of religious and natural interest that crosses the Sacred Valley of Rieti where St. Francis of Assisi passed and where he had founded four sanctuaries. It consists of eight stages and is 80 km long. The main points of interest are: the Read more…

Via Francigena in Cave

The stretch of Via Francigena passing through Cave is very impressive because it crosses one of the entrance doors to the medieval village of Cave that had been abandoned for years. The ruins of the bridge on the culvert, the medieval narrow street, the entrance arch and the side constructions give Read more…

sentiero san benedetto

St. Benedict’s Way

St. Benedict was the founder of monasticism and Patron of Europe. Along with his sister Santa Scolastica, he was born in Norcia, Umbria, in 480 and he died in the Cassino monastery in 547. On the parallel roads, the two twins renounced their wealth and began to base their religious Read more…