Religious tourism, spiritual tourism, sacred tourism, or faith tourism, is a type of tourism with two main subtypes: pilgrimage, meaning travel for religious or spiritual purposes, and also the viewing of spiritual monuments and artifacts as a branch of sightseeing.
Why is pilgrimage important in tourism? Pilgrimage tourism is the type of tourism that entirely or powerfully motivates tourists for the achievement of religious attitudes and practices.
A religious trip offers a journey through a special side of Greece, it’s a visit through time, an experience that everybody should undertake at some point of their lifetime.
With such an enormous amount of historical pilgrimages and monuments, Pieria is additionally a superb destination for religious tourism tours and experiences all year round!
Travel for religious reasons was also the primary leisure travel recorded in various parts of the world regardless of religion. In Greece, the phenomenon of traveling for religious reasons has been observed since ancient times, as a large number of travelers traveled to religious centers of worship and holy places in order to participate in sacred events or ceremonies dedicated to a god -Ioannis Poulatsidis
Pieria…a destination to find Ecclesiastical, historical, monuments, and pilgrimages, harmoniously integrated in untouched nature, an element of Greece’s cultural heritage, promising to travel you back in time.