Along with via Spluga and via Francisca, via Regina is the third fundamental Lombard historical road of the "Cammini della Regina" (Queen's routes). The Queen's routes connect Switzerland from north to south and northern Europe to Como, that once was a military and commercial pole of the Padana Valley.
Strada delle Abbazie
South of Milan, just a few hundred meters from the city, you are immediately immersed in the fields between farmhouses, canals and rice fields. In this rural setting there are seven places of faith and prayer, centres of monastic communities that played a fundamental role in the agricultural and cultural development of the Milanese countryside.
Strada Cluniacense della Franciacorta
An itinerary among hills populated by vineyards and places rich in art and history: the Cluniac road of Franciacorta winds between Brescia and Lake Iseo offering beautiful hilly landscapes, small stone villages, towers and medieval castles, sixteenth-century palaces and places of spirituality.
Cammino di San Pietro
Full of history and local memories, the Route of S. Pietro allows to admire evocative traces of the past in a strongly urbanized territory: historic farmhouses, precious sanctuaries, churches linked to ancient paths, elegant noble villas from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Via Francisca del Lucomagno
If you want to follow an ancient Roman-Lombard route, rich in historical and religious testimonies, we suggest you to discover the Via Francisca del Lucomagno: the route, about 510 km, crosses Switzerland from north to south, passing from the Lucomagno pass, enters in Lombardy and reaches Pavia, where it connects with the Via Francigena.
A fascinating route between nature and history, which winds for 65 km in the heart of the central Alps: the Via Spluga starts from Thusis, in Switzerland, and through the Spluga Pass, at 2115 meters above sea level, reaches the Valle San Giacomo and Chiavenna, meeting people from Graubünden, Valais, Walser and Lombard.
A route of ancient origins, fallen into disuse along with other major routes during the early Middle Ages, in the thirteenth century, thanks to commerce, it returned to being used. Its name probably comes from the ancient French verb "franchir", literally "to cross" or from the Latin "franca", that is "public".
The "Cammin breve" literally “the short path of the seven churches, allows you to immerse yourself in an ultra-millennial history and it takes place in the center of Milan: from Piazza Duomo to the Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio, where the first baptismal font of Milan is, restored by Cardinal Carlo Borromeo in 1623
Via Matildica del Volto Santo
The "Via Matildica del Volto Santo" is a journey of great beauty for its natural landscapes and its historical heritage. The itinerary crosses three regions and connects Mantua, Reggio Emilia and Lucca passing through the heart of the Po Valley and the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines National Park.