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The geographical chronicle LEIðARVíSIR OG BORGARSKIPAN (Icelandic pronunciation: ​ ) was published in c. 1157 AD by Níkulás Bergsson (a.k.a. Nikolaos), the abbot of the monastery of Þverá in Eyjafjörður
Eyjafjörður
, Northern Iceland.

The publication is basically a guidebook for pilgrims about the routes from Northern Europe to Rome
Rome
and Jerusalem
Jerusalem
. It contains two descriptions of lands around Norway
Norway
that the Abbot seems to have acquired for his book from independent sources.

CONTENTS

* 1 Itinerary

* 1.1 Denmark
Denmark
* 1.2 Germany
Germany
* 1.3 France
France
* 1.4 Switzerland
Switzerland
* 1.5 Italy
Italy

* 2 Sources * 3 See also

ITINERARY

In the following list there are the towns in the different itineraries described in Leiðarvísir,:

DENMARK

* Aalborg
Aalborg
; * Viborg ; * Hedeby
Hedeby
.

GERMANY

* Itzehoe
Itzehoe
; * Stade
Stade
;

* First variation

* Verden ; * Nienburg ; * Minden
Minden
; * Paderborn
Paderborn
; * Horhausen ; * Kiliandr (?);

* Second variation

* Harsefeld
Harsefeld
; * Walsrode ; * Hanover
Hanover
; * Hildesheim
Hildesheim
; * Bad Gandersheim
Bad Gandersheim
; * Fritzlar ; * Lich ;

* Third variation

* Utrecht
Utrecht
( Netherlands
Netherlands
); * Cologne
Cologne
;

* Mainz
Mainz
; * Worms ; * Speyer
Speyer
;

FRANCE

* Seltz ; * Strasbourg
Strasbourg
;

SWITZERLAND

* Basel
Basel
; * Solothurn ; * Avenches
Avenches
; * Vevey
Vevey
; * Saint-Maurice ; * Bourg-Saint-Pierre
Bourg-Saint-Pierre
;

ITALY

* Great St Bernard Pass
Great St Bernard Pass
; * Etroubles ; * Aosta
Aosta
; * Pont-Saint-Martin . * Ivrea ; * Vercelli
Vercelli
; * Pavia
Pavia
; * Piacenza
Piacenza
; * Fidenza ; * Borgo Val di Taro
Borgo Val di Taro
; * Crucis markaðr (?); * Frackaskáli (?); * Pontremoli
Pontremoli
; * Mariogilldi (?); * Santo Stefano di Magra ; * Marioborg (?); * Luni ; * Kjóformunt (?) * Lucca
Lucca
; * Altopascio
Altopascio
; * Ponte a Cappiano; * Sanctinusborg (Borgo San Genesio); * Martinusborg (Borgo Marturi, current Poggibonsi
Poggibonsi
); * Semunt (Monte Maggio, south of Monteriggioni
Monteriggioni
); * Siena
Siena
; * San Quirico d\'Orcia ; * Acquapendente
Acquapendente
; * Bolsena
Bolsena
; * Montefiascone
Montefiascone
; * Viterbo
Viterbo
; * Sútarinn micli (?) ("large Sutri
Sutri
"); * Sútarinn litli (?) ("small Sutri"); * Monte Mario ; * Rome
Rome
;

* First variation

* Tusculum
Tusculum
; * Ferentino
Ferentino
; * Ceprano
Ceprano
; * Aquino ; * Monte Cassino
Monte Cassino
;

* Second variation

* Albano ; * Terracina
Terracina
; * Fondi
Fondi
; * Gaeta ;

* Capua
Capua
; * Benevento
Benevento
; * Siponto
Siponto
; * Barletta
Barletta
; * Trani
Trani
; * Bisceglie
Bisceglie
; * Molfetta ; * Giovinazzo
Giovinazzo
; * Bari
Bari
; * Monopoli
Monopoli
; *