Canterbury conference presentations
You can download the presentations and film from the launch of the Green Pilgrimage Interreg Europe Project in Canterbury in May 2017 by clicking on the links below. Delegates also received copies of the Green Pilgrimage Handbook.
Pilgrimage is very big business today and the numbers of people going on pilgrimage every year
The Council of Europe's Cultural Routes programme are an invitation to travel and discover
The number of people receiving the 'Compostela' or pilgrim certificate from the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela has risen from 5,000 in 1990 to nearly 280,000 in 2016.
Pilgrim numbers on Norway's St Olav's Ways have grown by 30% a year. If this trend continues, the numbers will rise to more than 10,000 by 2025.