St Paul's footsteps European Cultural Route

"In the footsteps of Saint Paul, the Apostle of the nations" - Cultural Route

European Group of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC)


A Cultural Route highlighting the cultural heritage values and legacy of St Paul’s missions to Europe, 
to honour Saint Paul, the Apostle of the nations, through his epistles and intangible heritage in literature, arts, history, philosophy, theology and Christianity in Europe, 
towards regenerating the European ideals, with sustainable cultural tourism development and promotion along the route in several countries, regions, cities, islands and local communities

ECTN organised the 1st Conference as a founding member of the respective European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC), established in the frame of: Cult-RInG Interreg Europe project 'Cultural Routes as Investment for Growth and Jobs',

with partners: 
- Region of Central Macedonia, Greece
- Lazio Region, Italy
- Pafos Regional Board of Tourism, Cyprus.


The full programme and video recordings can be found here.

St Paul's Footsteps Cultural Route presented at the 14th Cultural Tourism Conference of ECTN


Held in Athens, Greece, at the plenary session on 22 October 2021, the new European Cultural Route of 'In the footsteps of St Paul, the Apostle of the nations' was presented by ECTN, including launch of the video documentary:




1st EGTC annual Conference held on 15 December 2020

9 UNESCO

World Heritage

Sites

  • Paphos
  • Philippi
  • Thessaloniki
  • Athens
  • Samos
  • Rhodes
  • Valetta
  • Syracuse
  • Rome

Via Egnatia &

Via Appia Antica

Over 50 Churches dedicated to Saint Paul (some together with Saint Peter)

St Paul's footsteps European Cultural Route

In the footsteps of Saint Paul, the Apostle of the nations - Cultural Route

European Group of Territorial Cooperation Founding members

Region of Central Mecedonia, Greece

EGTC President



Lazio Region, Italy

EGTC Vice-President

Pafos Regional Board of Tourism

EGTC Treasurer