Vector and raster GPS maps for Garmin and TwoNav Aventura GPS and for CompeGPS/TwoNav and OziExplorer on PC, PDA and Smartphone
Vector topo map for Garmin
The Via Francigena topo
map includes the area covered by the Italian part of this
historical itinerary. It is a vector gps map that can be used
with most Garmin GPS units, but it can also be purchased as raster map to
be used with some Garmin models (GPS MAP62, eTrex
The raster map can also be installed in TwoNav Aventura GPS or used on PC with CompeGPS and OziExplorer and other GPS software. As a consequence, the raster map can be transferred to many PDA/Smartphone devices running TwoNav or OziExplorerCE.
Height data are also provided, in order to get 3D views on PC, by using the above mentioned software. It is provided a file containing waypoints along the itinerary as well.
The raster map is composed of seven tiles named Q1..Q7. Each tile can be viewed at a scale of around 1:50.000. Using CompeGPS you can also load more tiles at the same time.
The tiles are shown in the following figure:
The Via Francigena coverage
The Via Francigena map covers the area concerned by the Italian part of
the historical itinerary Via Francigena, from Colle del Gran San Bernardo in Val
d’Aosta to Saint Peter
They are also provided a number of waypoints along the route in MapSource, GPX and WPT formats.
Here are some images of the raster map tiles in 2D and 3D, loaded into CompeGPS and OziExplorer:
Here are some images of the raster map tiles, loaded into Garmin and TwoNav Aventura GPS units:
The Via Francigena characteristics
The Via Francigena contains data of the following types:
Contour lines (25 meters interval)
Rivers and lakes
The vector map of The Via Francigena requires around 144 MB of memory (internal or microSD/SD card) and can be installed into the following Garmin units:
GPS MAP 62, 62s, 62sc, 62st, 62stc
Montana 600, 650, 650t,
Colorado (all the models)
Edge 800, 705, 605
eTrex Venture Cx
eTrex Legend Cx
eTrex Legend HCx
eTrex Vista Cx
eTrex Vista HCx
The raster map of The Via Francigena is composed of 7 tiles and is compatible with the following Garmin units:
GPSMAP62 (all the models)
Montana (all the models)
Oregon (all the models)
Dakota 10 e 20
Colorado (all the models)
You can install into the GPS only 1 map tile at a time. If you want to install another tile, you need to remove the tile currently installed. If necessary, you can store each tile on a different SD card and substitute the card within the GPS according to your need.
How to purchase The Via Francigena
You can purchase the The Via Francigena Use License in five different ways:
1. Item ACPG04A: vector map for compatible Garmin units (see above): €49,90
2. Item ACPG04D: raster map for compatible Garmin units (see above) (7 map tiles): €49,90
3. Item ACPG04B: raster map for CompeGPS/TwoNav or OziExplorer (7 tiles): €49,90
4. Item ACPG04C: bundle ACPG04A + ACPG04B: €74,90
5. Item ACPG04E: bundle ACPG04D + ACPG04B: €74,90
The Via Francigena Use License allows you to use the map on a single GPS unit and two PCs.
Use License can be purchased by PayPal. In phase of purchasing, you are requested to provide the ID of your GPS unit and/or the name of the GPS software you use. After purchasing, The Via Francigena is delivered via download.