Crossroads of Europe: Pavia 2012
Pavia, Italy. 6 to 10 June 2012.
"Crossroads of Europe" is an annual event highlighting places and routes in Europe associated with a coming together of different cultures.
The aim is to promote cooperation and exchange, and to raise awareness of the potential for a new kind of tourism.
Cultural and religious routes
For this first year, the focus is put on cultural and religious routes.
A conference and a fair will be hosted by the Italian city of Pavia – located at the crossroads of five cultural routes that once attracted people from all over Europe, united by their shared values.
These events are open to all – cultural associations, pilgrims' associations, international organisations, national and regional authorities, tourist operators, travel agents and tour operators, specialised journalists and members of the public.
Public conference: "Religious tourism and pilgrimage routes", 7 June 2012
This public conference is aimed at stimulating interest in pilgrimage routes and raising awareness of the need for sustainable tourism that is respectful of nature and cultural traditions.
Speakers include ENAT Board Member, Mrs. Annagrazia Laura (CO.IN, Italy) and ENAT Associate Member Mrs. Blanca Cros, Marketing Responsible for Cultural and Accessible Tourism in the Catalan Tourist Board, as well as dignitaries, politicians and tourism professionals.
Download the Fair and Conference Programme in PDF format from the right-hand panel.
If you wish to attend the conference described hereunder, please register at the Event website.
There is no need to register for the fair.
Both events are free of charge.