In Switzerland the ViaFrancigena is signposted as route 70 of «Hiking in Switzerland».

Practical information


Hiking season
The best time to walk on the ViaFrancigena is from April to November. However, the passage over the Great St Bernard is open only from mid-June to mid-September.

Routes
The routes are signposted according to Swiss signposting laws. Additionaly, the ViaFrancigena is signposted as route 70 of «Hiking in Switzerland».

Walking times
The walking times are for guidance only, and without breaks. They can be shortened everywhere by using public transport.

Equipment
For all hiking tours good hiking boots are needed as well as weatherproof clothing.

Maps
www.hiking-in-switzerland.ch