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

1st EGTC annual Conference held on 15 December 2020

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.

Aim of the Cultural Route


The aim of the Cultural Route  “In the footsteps of St Paul, the Apostle of the nations”  is to link up sites of St Paul's teaching, initially in the founding countries of Cyprus, Greece and Italy, to highlight the rich cultural heritage aspects and legacy of St Paul’s missions to the gentiles and the forming of Christianity in Europe, also through his epistles and intangible heritage in literature, arts and history. It is planned to include other relevant regions in Greece (Eastern Macedonia & Thrace, Athens-Attica, Corinth, Crete, North & South Aegean), in Italy (Sicily, Campania), as well as Malta and potentially Spain, in the further development of the European Cultural Route.

  7 UNESCO

     World Heritage Sites

  321

    Awards Won

  2314

    KM

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