Walking to Rome-Stage One

Walking to Rome: Via Francigena Day 9


L’Estrée-Blanche miners’ housing


Saint Benedict Joseph Labre birthplace

La Ferme des 2 tilleuls


Walking to Rome: Via Francigena Day 8


Clety Sunday Street Market

La Chapelle de Nielles les Thérouanne

L’Église Saint Martin

Archaeological Museum

Thérouanne. Capital of the Belgian Moroni tribe (638). Wealthiest bishopric in Northern France. Finest Gothic cathedral in Northern France (12 C.). Entire city razed in 1553 by Spain’s Charles V in retaliation for a battle lost to the French. Nearby village of Saint-Martin-Outre-Eaux adopts Thérouanne as its new name (1800). Current population about 1,000.


Walking to Rome: Via Francigena Day 7


La Leuene, Ceasar’s road from Rome to Sangatte, on his way to conquer Britain

Église Saint-Folquin de Cormette

Leulinghem les Estrehem

Abbaye Saint Paul

Abbaye Notre Dame

La Sapinière, Wisques

She: saumon

He: volaille de Licques


Walking to Rome: Via Francigena Day 6


Chapelle de Landrethun-les-Ardres

Chapelle Saint Louis

Cimetière de Guemy


Église catholique Saint-Médard


Walking to Rome: Via Francigena Day 5


Forêt Dominal de Guînes

La Cologne Blanchard de Guînes

L’Abbaye Royal Notre-Dame de Licques

Volaille de Licques at Auberge Du Moulin D’Audenfort


Walking to Rome: A Day in Guînes

A town walkabout

A walk to St. Joseph’s Village theme park

A visit to Tour de l’Horloge Museum

Assorted eating and drinking activities