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Stage 17. Piacenza to Fiorenzuola D'Arda

  “Initial stretch along the Via Emilia, then, following the Nure stream, through the countryside, all the way to the Castle of Paderna and stretch of woodland along the bank of the Nure”. 

Refreshment stops: coffe bar and water in Pontenure, Chero (seasonal opening times), water at Castello di Paderna.


Distance Time Elevation in meters

Gain Loss Min Max
31.7     65 45    





Original map courtesy of "The Via Francigena Terre De Mezzo by Roberta Ferraris ISBM978-88-6189-491-4"


17.1 2.1 Km Turn left into Via Gaetano Modonesi
17.2 6.6 Km Second roundabout on SS9
17.3 8.4 Km Right onto asphalted private road
17.4 10.7 Km Junction with Via Garibaldi
17.5 14.4 Km Turn left into Via Firenze
17.6 16.5 Km Paderna Castle
17.7 22.4 Km Chero
17.8 25.9 Km Ford of Torrente Chiavenna
17.9 27.6 Km Past large farmhouse
17.10 31.1 Km Footbridge over the Arda


Paderna Castle

Fiorenzuola D'Arda