La Sarraz

Stages of Sigeric

In 990 Sigeric «the Serious», Archbishop of Canterbury, travelled from Rome back to his home in England. He described the stops along the way in a diary: XLVII Agusta. XLVIII Sce Remei. XLIX Petrecastel. L Ursiores. LI Sce Maurici. LII Burbulei. LIII Vivaec. LIV Losanna. LV Urba. LVI Antifern. LVII Punterlin. This description forms the basis of the ViaFrancigena.