Australian pilgrim Bill Bennett describes his walk on the Via di Francesco as “Sublime and Profound”

Sandy Brown has posted a piece I did for his blog. He has a book out soon which is a guide to the Via di Francesco. Here is what I wrote –


(Editors note: At our request, Bill Bennett, an Australian filmmaker and pilgrimage lover, has written his reflections on the Via di Francesco. We shared an advance copy of The Way of St Francis: From Florence to Assisi and Rome with Bill so he could check the itinerary and get back to us with comments and suggestions. Bill can be reached through his website at Bill Bennett Films.)

Arrival in Assisi

Earlier this year my wife and I and a group of five others walked a section of the Via di Francesca, from Santuario della Verna to Assisi.

That we were able to do it so capably, without once getting lost, was testament to Sandy Brown and his wonderful book, which I believe will become as essential to this walk as John Brierley’s guide is to the Camino Frances.

Sandy also very kindly provided us with GPX coordinates which, once coupled…

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