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Camino Recipe: Cannolo with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle

Cannolo Recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle Truffles are one of the delights of Tuscany, and we’re always looking for more ways to enjoy this delicious treat. Massimo from the Tuscany Truffle Academy has shared this Cannolo recipe with Chestnut Flour, Ricotta Cheese & Truffle. Massimo has mastered the art of truffle hunting …

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Top things to do in Siena

The city of Siena is one of the highlights along the Via Francigena in Tuscany. Siena is a UNESCO-listed city and one of Italy’s most visited sites. Designed as a work of art to blend in with the Tuscan surroundings, the city’s perfect Gothic beauty will amaze you. If you are walking the Via Francigena …

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Must-see: Unmissable Rome

Must-see: Unmissable Rome Adam from our Products team shares his unmissable Rome. Suppose you are walking or cycling the Via Francigena. In that case, we recommend you take an extra day to explore the Eternal City before returning home and re-joining the real world. Having cycled the last section of the Via Francigena from Viterbo …

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Perfect Italian dinner on the Via Francigena, Tuscany

Perfect Italian dinner on the Via Francigena If you’re planning a walking holiday in Tuscany on the Via Francigena or Cammino di Francesco, don’t miss the chance to discover authentic Italian food, one of the richest Mediterranean food cultures. Let us whet your appetite with this blog post before you leave for the Italian peninsula. Perfect …

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5 spectacular places on the Via Francigena in Tuscany

5 spectacular places on the Via Francigena in Tuscany The Via Francigena or Camino to Rome takes pilgrims across some of Europe’s most stunning regions, including Tuscany in Italy. The Via Francigena crosses Tuscany, taking walkers from the Passo della Cissa mountain pass in the Apennines to the Val d’Orcia. Here are the 5 spectacular places on the …

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Sabela’s Via Francigena

Sabela’s Via Francigena Sabela, from CaminoWays, recently cycled the last section of the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome. She shares her experience and tips: When I was offered to travel the last 100 km of the Via Francigena, from Viterbo to Rome, I didn’t hesitate for a second; after a beautiful experience walking the …

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What is the Testimonium? Via Francigena’s Pilgrim Passport

What is the Testimonium? Via Francigena’s Pilgrim Passport Testimonium is the name given to the certificate you can receive when you complete your pilgrimage to Rome along the Via Francigena. It is the Via Francigena equivalent of the Compostela awarded to those walking the Camino de Santiago. In order to request your Testimonium, remember to …

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Girls getaway on the Camino

Girls Getaway on the Camino

Girls Getaway on the Camino The perfect Girls Getaway on the Camino is waiting for you and your friends on the Camino. Get away from it all and have some time to indulge in some light walking, relax in gorgeous accommodation and enjoy the sumptuous flavour that is Roma. Upon arriving at Roma airport, you …

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Carnival on the Via Francigena

The festival of Carnival has become synonymous worldwide with the South American nation of Brazil. But Carnival is actually celebrated in towns and villages all across Europe. In this week’s blog post we’ll take a look at Carnival on the Via Francigena, with a round-up of the most traditional and unusual traditions to be found across Italy. Carnevale de …

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Great Camino Routes for groups

The Camino Ways group tours department picks six fantastic Camino Routes for groups looking to embark on a memorable adventure. Our group’s department specialises in creating tours for groups of all sizes, including fundraising teams for charities, walking clubs, parishes, schools, and private groups of family and friends. These are their great Camino Routes for …

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