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Lightfoot Guide to the via Francigena – 4 Volume Set

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SKU: 978-2-917183-25-0/978-2-917183-26-7/978-2-917183-27-4/978-2-917183-09-0 Categories: , Tags: , ,

Description

The set comprises the 3 Edition 6 Lightfoot Guides from Canterbury to Besançon, Besançon to Vercelli and Vercelli to Rome with, for no extra charge, the fact filled Companion to the via Francigena which will tell you all the details of the historic and cultural sites that you will pass
The GPS coordinates of each significant intersection are available for download here
Canterbury to Besançon
Besançon to Vercelli
Vercelli to Rome
Written by Paul Chinn and Babette Gallard, Edition 6 was first published in March 2014.
The books are in full colour;216 x 140 mm
Total of 1100 pages – 1291gm in paperback
Canterbury to Besançon

Francis Geere
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I am desperately sad to announce the death of Francis. He has been a champion for the Via Francigena or the last 10 years and an aid and friend to me and many, many pilgrims... Read More

Typos
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1) Contents Page – Stage 17: Length should be 33.5km not 33.3km 2) Contents Page – Stage 38: Length should be 33.5km not 35km 3) Copyright Page: Length should be 909 kilometres (to match length... Read More

Besançon to Vercelli

Francis Geere
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I am desperately sad to announce the death of Francis. He has been a champion for the Via Francigena or the last 10 years and an aid and friend to me and many, many pilgrims... Read More

New Donativo Accommodation – Vercelli
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25 bed Ostello Sancti Eusebi supplied by Amici Della via Francigena in Vercelli. Address: Vicolo Alciati,4 13100 Vercelli Mobile: 3342386911 Email: info@amicidellaviafrancigena.vercelli.it www.amicidellaviafrancigena.vercelli.it Very clean – No charge – opportunity to donate Kitchen / washing... Read More

Revision to Stage 44
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The mayor of Les Hôpitaux Neufs has agreed that it is fine for pilgrims to walk beside the length of the Coni-Fer railway track. This allows some simplification of the route: At 44.030 do not... Read More

Vercelli to Rome

Accommodation in Galleno
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I am the parish priest of Parrocchia San Pietro Apostolo in Via della Chiesa 22, Galleno – Fucecchio (FI), Italy. Our parish has a small accommodation for pilgrims of the Via Francigena. I wish to... Read More

New Donativo Accommodation – Vercelli
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25 bed Ostello Sancti Eusebi supplied by Amici Della via Francigena in Vercelli. Address: Vicolo Alciati,4 13100 Vercelli Mobile: 3342386911 Email: info@amicidellaviafrancigena.vercelli.it www.amicidellaviafrancigena.vercelli.it Very clean – No charge – opportunity to donate Kitchen / washing... Read More

New accommodation near Montefiascone
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We are two pilgrims and hospitaleros volontarios and chose to live near (2-3 km south) Montefiascone on the Via Francigena in direction Viterbo. In the first floor of our house we welcome pilgrims, offering them... Read More

Casa del Pellegrino – Valpromaro
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Below is some additional information on this often recommended hostel  located between Camaiore and Lucca:   Best telephone number: ( +39 ) 0584-956028 Address: Via Comunale 15, 55041 Valpromaro (LU) email: valpromaro@gmail.com N° beds: 35 Other information... Read More

Thanks to Bob Muirhead
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Bob has provided very detailed feed back on his recent journey from Vercelli to Rome. In addition to the route alerts that I have posted, the transcription error and the accommodation changes below, Bob has... Read More

Transcription error P175
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I am grateful to Bob Muirhead for spotting that we had omitted 5 Waypoints on this page. Mercifully the stage is well signed and I hope that no one has become lost as a result.... Read More

Accommodation changes
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Robbio – Hotel Moderno closed. Gambassi Therme – Parrochia Santi Jacopo e Stefano no longer offers accommodation. Bob Muirhead Read More

Accommodation Pontremoli
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Sadly, the Convento dei Frati Cappuccini at Pontremoli has closed down and accommodation is no longer available there. Sheila Parry 10/10/14 Read More

The Edition 6 GPS coordinates of each significant intersection are available for download here
Canterbury to Besançon
Besançon to Vercelli
Vercelli to Rome

Additional information

Book type

Paperback, E-book

Another view of pilgrimage
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On Sunday we were luck enough to join the largest Hindu pilgrimage outside IndiaI. No sign posts, no footpaths, no guide books, no Gortex shoes (flip-flops were the order of the day) just 10,000 people... Read More

Babette Gallard and Paul Chinn
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We are just a couple of ordinary people that were lucky enough to make an escape from the world of business to our adopted home in France with our passions and energies still intact. We... Read More

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