Walking the Via Francigena

In April, 2023, we will begin walking the Via Francigena, from Canterbury to Rome. Today this ancient pilgrimage route is conventionally travelled from Canterbury Cathedral to St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, although the first written record of the route was produced by a clerk to Archbishop Sigeric the Serious on his return from Rome to Canterbury.

The nearly 2200 kilometres will take us approximately 5 months. As a result of Schengen restrictions, we will have to break up the trek, as we are limited to being in the Schengen area for 90 days in any 180-day period.

You can follow our planning and progress on our our Via Francigena Blog.