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Local Produce: A tale of two cities

PUBLISHED: 00:16 20 January 2011 | UPDATED: 20:30 20 February 2013

Local Produce: A tale of two cities

Local Produce: A tale of two cities

Tastes of Kent and Italian cheeses have been highlighting the fine local produce and variety of cultures to be savoured by modern travellers along the historic Via Francigena linking two of Europe's greatest cities - Canterbury and Rome...

The distinctive tastes of Kent and Italian cheeses have been highlighting the fine local produce and variety of cultures to be savoured by modern travellers along the historic Via Francigena linking two of Europes greatest cities Canterbury and Rome.


The wide range of local produce to be discovered along the 1,900km route is featured in the latest edition of Via Francigena magazine, which aims to encourage contemporary pilgrims and independent travellers to follow in the footsteps of royalty, archbishops and religious devotees since the end of the 10th century.


The new publication was launched at Canterbury Guildhall, when guests from Italy, France and Canterbury were welcomed to the city by representatives of Canterbury City Council and Visit Kent and also treated to a tour of the Cathedral and other areas of the city.


A limited number of copies of the new magazine are available from Canterbury Visitor Information Centre in the Buttermarket

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