1800 km / 143 km in Emilia-Romagna
The particular Francigeno route most known by us today is the one indicated in A.D. 990 in the highly detailed travel diary of 97 legs of the journey written by Bishop Sigeric who travelled from Canterbury to Rome to be received at the papal throne.
Although there are faster more modern communication routes, the Francigena Way has retained its identity as a route for communication and exchange between peoples and cultures and, as of 1994, it has been declared a “Cultural Itinerary by the European ...
The Francigena Way is joined by the Linari Way.
La Francigena Way is listed as a trail in the Atlas of Paths of the Mibact.