Pilgrimage is a growing phenomenon and is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry (UNWTO, 2015) with more than 300 million pilgrims every year. Pilgrimage is also a concept with increasing appeal for a wide variety of causes and issues. There are pilgrimage festivals, pilgrim walks, pilgrim poems, films, businesses and even political campaigns using the pilgrimage theme to increase awareness of issues. This study visit in June 2019 explored this variety of modern manifestations of a medieval theme. Stakeholders and managers from all the partners attended.
You can read a full report of the Study Visit in the Green Pilgrimage Library section.