The Via Matildica

A 285-km-long trail that crosses three regions of Italy (Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany) rich in culture, tradition and landscapes, in 11 legs.

From Mantua to Lucca via Reggio Emilia.

From the plains of the River Po, through the hills and mountains of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine National Park, to the valleys of Garfagnana.

A path of discovery into the territories of Matilda of Canossa, to be tackled in its entirety or divided into its three historical sections:

  • the Via del Preziosissimo Sangue (from Mantua to Reggio in 3 legs);
  • the Cammino di San Pellegrino (from Reggio to San Pellegrino in Alpe in 5 legs);
  • the Via del Volto Santo (the Way of the Holy Face) (from San Pellegrino in Alpe to Lucca in 3 legs).

IMPORTANT: before planning or setting off on the Via Matildica contact us by email for the the official credential and up-to-date information on the route (ground conditions, temporary detours and other useful information) to take with you on your journey.