Watch: Walking Fidenza to Tuscany on Italy's Via Francigena

Hilltop castle on the Via Francigena | Tim Charody
Hilltop castle on the Via Francigena | Tim Charody

Watch: Walking from Fidenza to Tuscany on the Via Francigena

Explore the Italian Camino on this rewarding stage of the Via Francigena 

When walking the Italian Camino, there are several stages to complete before you finally walk the Via Francigena to Rome. The Fidenza to Tuscany stage of the Via Francigena occurs in the Northern part of Italy. As such, the landscape and culture are distinct from their southern Italian counterparts. For a fully rounded Via Francigena experience, it makes sense to do both stages - even if you have to accomplish them on separate trips!
Resting by the river on the Via Francigena in Italy |  <i>Allie Peden</i> Pass by rural landscapes on your Via Francigena walk Cycle Italy's Via Francigena
The highlights of walking from Fidenza to Tuscany along the Via Francigena are the Parma Hills, which are a foretaste of the Tuscan mountains to come. There are a few slight climbs, such as to the top of Mount Valoria and over the Cisca Pass, but these reward pilgrims with stupendous vistas over the Lombardy and Lunigiana plains.
View our video on the Fidenza to Tuscany Camino route, as shot by the great film-maker Tim Charody, and see these beautiful sights for yourself!

Watch the Fidenza to Tuscany Via Francigena Video


Via Francigena Walking and Cycling Tours

UTracks has a wide range of affordable walking and cycling trips that help you in your Via Francigena journey. The various options include self guided, small group guided, a 'best of', food lover's trips, and more!
Follow the helpful signs on a self guided tour of the Via Francigena |  <i>Allie Peden</i>

Watch and Read More Great Via Francigena Advice

At UTracks we have a lot of content about walking and cycling the Camino and Via Francigena. Take a look below or get in touch with our friendly staff for personalised information.
Is walking the Via Francigena or Camino de Santiago on your bucket list? Let us know if it is - or if you've already ticked it off - in the comments below!
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