Riding the Via Francigina - CycleBlaze

Riding the Via Francigina

Our first cycle tour - London and Rome

By Tricia Graham
2,239 km (1,390 miles) over 68 days between Aug. 8, 2009 and Oct. 14, 2009
In the Beginning heart 0
Off we go heart 0
From Brisbane to Gatwick: Airlines aren't easy on bikes heart 0
To Teascombe Bay - past Brighton: The moment of truth heart 0
From Teascombe Bay to Pitt: Was this really a sensible idea ? heart 0
To about 30km from Canterbury: A lovely evening with old friends heart 0
To Canterbury Cathedral: The start of the Via Francigene heart 0
We start the Via F: To Dover heart 0
A Terrible Trip on the Ferry to Calais: Was this whole enterprise completely unrealistic? heart 0
Camping at Liques: A much better day heart 0
Camping at Helfaut heart 0
To a beautiful gite at Auchy au Bois: A lovely day followed by a memorable meal heart 0
Arras: An interesting place for Kiwis to visit heart 0
The Camping Ground at Peronne: A day through the battlefields heart 0
Serancourt-le-Grand: A relaxing day beside the Somme heart 0
To Laon heart 0
Reims: Mechanical problems and we discover Deacathalon heart 0
Chalons au Champagne: Through the champagne country but not a coffee to be had heart 0
Vitry en Francoise heart 0
Dienville heart 0
Bar sur L'Aube: Accommodation is very tight heart 0
Chaumont heart 0
Landres heart 0
Dampierre sur Salon heart 0
Cuzy sur l'Ognon heart 0
Besancon heart 0
Etalan heart 0
Pontarlier heart 0
Orbe: Switzerland heart 0
Villeneuve: At the top of Lake Leman heart 0
Martigny heart 0
Bourg St Pierre: Into the mountains heart 0
The Grand St Bernard Pass: We made it to 2473m !! heart 0
Nus: Down we go heart 0
Hone heart 0
Viverone heart 0
Vercelli heart 0
Tromello heart 0
Belgioioso heart 0
Ostello San Pietro, Piacenza heart 0
Fidenza heart 0
Casio heart 0
Pontremoli heart 0
Ponzano Magra (near Sarzana) heart 0
Camaiori heart 0
Altopascio heart 0
Gambassi Termi heart 0
San Giminano: St Lucia Camping Ground heart 0
Sienna heart 0
Buonconvento heart 0
San Quirico d'Orca heart 0
Montepulciano heart 0
Aquapendente heart 0
Lake Bolsena heart 0
Night 2 Lake Bolsena: To Orvietto by bus heart 0
La Cura heart 0
Campagnano di Roma heart 0
Rome: WE MADE IT heart 0
Camping Roma heart 0
Finding Bike Boxes in Rome heart 0
The end of a great trip heart 0
Saint Satur: A lovely ride with a bit of frustration at the end of it heart 0