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Lucca Hospitable: 100 pilgrims over the weekend
At the start other two days of action for those who choose to walk one of the trails of the Via Francigena Tuscany and want to stop and wants to stay in the city of the 100 churches. Today: at 12.30am the first to arrive will be welcomed under the porch praetorian by the organizing committee with a little refreshment. Here you will meet the families of Lucca who welcome them, while for others the accommodation will be on the premises of Mercy in St. Saviour. In the afternoon, the path follows the discovery of the places connected with the Via Francigena. At the end of the pilgrims who need to refresh themselves can do so starting at 7:15pm enjoying the Menu Pellegrino proposed for the occasion by a few restaurants in the city.

The schedule  from the website of the Provincia di Lucca:

Saturday June,21 the pilgrims will have to find the 15 stages of the Via Francigena in Tuscany, enclosed in a simulated route that will start at 9:30 am from the Castello San Donato.
The final destination will be the former home of the Executioner: Upon arrival, scheduled for 12, travelers will be able to take part in the opening ceremony of the multimedia museum of the Via Francigena, which will be located in the same building just renovated. The ribbon cutting will take place in the presence of the Mayor of Lucca Alessandro Tambellini, who will officially present the entire route of the Via Francigena and the project Lucca Hospitable. A reminder will be delivered to all the pilgrims, who will have the opportunity to stamp their credentials. At 13:30 lunch will be offered in St. Francis St. Francis by the Committee. The last appointment of the day will be hosted dallaBiblioteca Agora where, starting from 16, will be held the conference "La Francigena in Lucca: development and prospects of sustainable tourism, meeting with stakeholders to develop a micro-economy" .
Sunday June 22 at 9pm in the closing music for Lucca Hospitable, to the tune of the concert for choir and orchestra "Masters of the Musical Chapel of St. Cecilia Cathedral of Lucca between 1800 and 1900" organized by the 51st Sagra Musicale Lucchese. Directed by Maestro Luca Bacci, the Choir of St. Cecilia Cathedral of Lucca and the Chamber Orchestra "Luigi Boccherini" greet the pilgrims setting out their performance in the splendid Church of San Michele.
It will be a goodbye, not a goodbye. The invitation is in fact renewed next year, when, on the occasion of the Feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, celebrated on the day of May 3, the organization of "Lucca hospitable" is working because the city goes back to being the crossroads of the route and pilgrimage along the Via Francigena.

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