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Win! An eight-day walking holiday for two in Tuscany on the Via Francigena, worth over £1,500

Sorry, this competition closed on 31 March 2023

You could win an eight-day walking holiday for two in Tuscany on the Via Francigena with Cicerone and SloWays.

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The Via Francigena is an icon for walkers. This UNESCO-listed, Europe-spanning pilgrim route threads the countryside of England, drops in on the storied architecture of France, fords Switzerland’s peaks and ends with a picturesque finale in Italy.

Cicerone is publishing its third and final guidebook to the Via Francigena this month, which means the entire 2,000km pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome is now covered.

To celebrate, we've joined up with SloWays, the original Via Francigena expert, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a walking holiday for two to hike the pilgrim trail through Tuscany...


THE COMPETITION PRIZE INCLUDES:

  • Two places on an eight-day self-guided walk through Tuscany.
  • With accommodation in a twin or double room.
  • Eight breakfasts and daily luggage transfers and sustainable public transport transfers at the start and end of the trip.

    Please note that flights are NOT included.

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Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 1 - Front Cover

Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 1

Canterbury to Lausanne

£18.95
SALE £15.16

Guidebook to the first 1090km of Canterbury-Rome pilgrimage route the Via Francigena, covering from Canterbury to Lausanne. The route passes through England, France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Picardie, Champagne-Ardenne and Franche-Comte) and Switzerland to finish by Lake Geneva. Described in 52 stages, with information on facilities and pilgrim hostels.

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Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 2 - Front Cover

Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 2

Lausanne and the Great St Bernard Pass to Lucca

£17.95
SALE £14.36

Guidebook to the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Lausanne to Lucca. Starting at Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), this 725km section crosses the Alps at the historic Great Saint Bernard Pass, descends the Po Valley, then climbs to cross the Cisa Pass into Tuscany. Described in 32 stages, with information on facilities and pilgrim hostels.

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Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 3 - Front Cover

Walking the Via Francigena Pilgrim Route - Part 3

Lucca to Rome

£18.95
SALE £15.16

Guidebook to the final 400km of the Via Francigena pilgrim route from Lucca to Rome. Crossing Tuscany in the heartland of Italy, the route goes through two of the region's most important cities, Lucca and Siena, and visits San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Radicofani. Described in 18 stages, with information on facilities and pilgrim hostels.

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Find out more about the Via Francigena here: