“And these are stayed neither by snow nor rain nor heat nor darkness from accomplishing their appointed course with all speed ”

— Herodotus

via Francigena

The EAVF manage both the Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome and the southern extension of the Via Francigena from Rome to Jerusalem. They partnered us in the Europe to Turkey on Foot project.


European Institute of Cultural Routes

Part of the Council of Europe – the governing body of Europe’s 30 International Cultural Routes


World Trails Network

An international network with a sustainable ethos for trails and the promotion of a walking culture connecting communities and walkers to culture and nature


Greater Antalya City Council

Local government authority for Antalya has now been extended and manages services for many of the villages on the Lycian Way


Rotta dei Fenici

The ‘Phoenicians’ Route’ is the network of the great nautical courses which Phoenicians used since the XII century B.C.


Ministry of Culture and Tourism

National tourism planning, promotion, training. Cultural conservation, museum and historic site management


EU Tandem Project

Hü won a TANDEM award which allowed him and a Romanian partner to prepare an exhibition and film on Evliya Çelebi


Turkish Cultural Foundation

Their sponsorship allowed us to present Turkey’s pilgrimage routes at the EPR conference in Florence (Dec 2014)


Batı Akdeniz Kalkınma Acentası

The sponsorship of the West Mediterranean development agency allowed us to develop the first i-phone application for the St Paul Trail


Jeju Olle Trail

The Lycian Way 17th section is linked to the 11th section of the Jeju Olle trail as part of the International Friendship Trails network.


Trace Your Eco
Trace your Eco is a not-for-profit in northern Greece, which is partnering us on incorporating the Via Egnatia in a long-distance route from Rome to Turkey.


Clare – get sidetracked.

Clare local development company runs trails in the north of Ireland, close to the sea. We are planning an International Friendship Trail link.

 dernek logoENG The Culture Routes Society would like to thank all its partners, both local, national and international. In particular, our sponsors and funders:

BAKA – for funding an i-phone application development

TANDEM – for funding an international film and photo exhibition on the subject of Evliya Çelebi

TCF – for funding our participation in international conferences.