Photo © Holly Hayes
The Holy Face, Lucca

Of pilgrims and devotion: relics on the Tuscan Via Francigena

Created as a pilgrimage route, the Via Francigena has always been the custodian of precious relics, objects that belong to faith as well as history

Relics in cities of art

The Holy Face, Cathedral of San Martino, Lucca
The Holy Face, Cathedral of San Martino, Lucca - Credit: Joanbanjo
Basilica of San Domenico, Siena
Basilica of San Domenico, Siena - Credit: Margherita Moretti

Relics in the hamlets

Abbey of San Salvatore, Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbey of San Salvatore, Abbadia San Salvatore - Credit: Alibiga5
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