Bulgaria – Cross Forest

Cross Forest is one out of six cultural pilgrim routes analysed within the framework of the project Cultour+. Project Cultour+ No. 2015-1-ES01-KA203-016142 “Innovation and Capacity Building in Higher Education for Cultural Management, Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism in European Cultural Routes” is an Erasmus Strategic Partnership of universities, local governments, SMEs and NGOs, that, following the[…]

Greece: „On the Footsteps of St. Paul”

The case study selected to represent Greece in Cultour+ was that of the Footsteps of St. Paul. In Greece numbers rise to 300,000 visitors to religious sites annually. However, it is difficult to constitute a „route” for religious tourism in Greece, as pilgrimage tends to be focused on specific religious endowments, churches or monasteries and[…]

Italy – Via Francigena

[slideshow_deploy id=’715′] In Latium Region it is possible to distinguish two main macro-areas of Francigena Routes separated by Rome, being exactly in the middle of the region. However, the present work will mainly focus on the Southern area, given the fact that the case study as well as the enterprise incubation within Cultour plus are[…]

Spain – Via de la plata

The Vía de la Plata route is based along an ancient pre-roman communication axis of the Spanish West. A very important natural pass for cattle trashumance, it became a Royal Cattle Way (Cañada Real) used until very recently by sephards. The route goes on a North-South axis of about 800 Km and more than 120.000[…]

Newsletter 2

Cultour+ Newsletter 02

  08/06/2017  Advancing in all fronts! All Cultour+ teams continue their work slowly but firmly, building up a network, connecting ideas and people, involving in joint actions, researching and diagnosing, fostering governance in cultural routes, designing educational tools, coaching entrepreneurs, disseminating the project and the regional cultural routes in congresses. This is what Cultour+ is[…]

Incub Training

Incub Training

Project description The present global situation, with economic crises affecting many countries and regions, has had a negative impact on the availability of employment opportunities for qualified people. This has led a growing number of people to consider entrepreneurship as an avenue towards employment seeking out agencies and organisations to help them realise their business[…]

Project Cultour+: Building Professional Skills on Religious and Thermal Tourism

Pilgrims going on a pilgrimage tour or tourists seeking healing and relaxation at thermal springs and spas are special categories of travelers, involving a certain level of spirituality, interest in the cultural ambience and, sometimes, special needs. They constitute, thus, special clientele and need quite a good support on the information and services’ level. The[…]