Thursday, August 26, 2010


News and photos from: Associazione Europea delle Vie Francigene September 2010

Day of Cultural Routes scheduled in Brussels
Vice President of the European Commission, Antonio Tajani, promotes the Council of Europe Cultural Routes

August 2010
Journeying through the Way of St. Olav
A journey of pilgrimage in northern Europe, including Norway, Sweden and Denmark

August 3, 2010

26/08/2010 Canterbury and km zero ViaFrancigena

Pending the official presentation of ViaFrancigena at the European Commission within the day devoted to other Council of Europe Cultural Routes, the ancient path of Sigeric is attracting millions of pilgrims and enthusiasts who have walked this summer - and are still walking - along the Via Francigena.
There has been an increase in the numbers of those starting in the English city of Canterbury, in the heart of Kent, which starts in front of the magnificent cathedral the stone indicating the kilometer zero of the route.   The English section that accompanies the pilgrims to the dramatic cliffs of Dover, where you can sail to the French city of Calais, has finally been fitted with new signs by the Kent County Council. Twenty-eight km route attractive to combine art, history and nature.
This newsletter offers some phtographs of the English course, A whole new signage for the ViaFrancigena English
New signs were placed at the beginning of July

Event - Fidenza From Rome
40 pilgrims on their way :  Those who wish can join the group for short distance

Event -  the Great St. Bernard in Pont-Saint-Martin :  Discovering ViaFrancigena Aosta Valley
Interesting proposals for the 2010 walk

Event - Santiago de Compostela and Le-Puy-En-Velay :  Formal closure of the relay International Europe-Compostela 2010 : The event will take place on 18 and 25 September 2010 the first in Santiago de Compostela and then to Le-Puy-En-Velay

Photogallery:  Canterbury (UK)
See photos of the consecration of the altar dedicated to Saint Anselm
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, blesses the new altar in the Chapel of Sant'Alselmo in Canterbury Cathedral , with the Rev. Jonathan Goodall and Bishop Giuseppe Anfossi of Aosta bishop .

Photogallery:  Canterbury, the English stage of ViaFrancigena :
A visit to the place of Archbishop Sigeric
Photos of the cathedral, the town, the boys choir singing at the inauguration of km zero, of the route between Canterbury and the sea as well as photographs of Dover, the Dover Castle etc.

Photogallery: From Rome to the Great Saint Bernard

Relay-Europe International Compostela 2010

Photogallery: ViaFrancigena Morenic Canavesana;
The ViaFrancigena in Piedmont (Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena_Burolo)

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