Via Francigena: 100 km from Rome

Via Francigena is the “road originating in France”, a name that also included the Rhine Valley and the Netherlands. It was an important connecting route between the north and south of Europe, along which passed merchants, armies and pilgrims.

Montefiascone is located 100 km from the tomb of St. Peter in Rome, and here the pilgrims could get the ‘Testimonium’, the document attesting having made the pilgrimage to Rome.

Guide of Montefiascone

Guide of Montefiascone

Montefiascone experienced good fortune in the Roman period, thanks to the Via Cassia, and in the Middle Ages the fortress […]