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Pro Terra Sancta Network

promotes sustainable tourism

in Israel and Palestine

Pro Terra Sancta Network

We promote sustainable tourism in Israel and Palestine in order to enhance the unique cultural, historical, religious and artistic heritage of these places. Our goal is to encourage the understanding, the safeguarding and enhancement of both this heritage, and the local communities with their traditions.

Through our activities we support the missions of:

Association pro Terra Sancta, the NGO serving the Custody of the Holy Land. It coordinates development projects in the Middle East, works to preserve the Holy Places, and aids the Christian communities in the Holy Land.

The Custody of the Holy Land, the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) present in the Middle East since the earliest days of the Order, founded by St. Francis in 1209.

Mission

Travels and visits to experience the Holy Land.
To create lasting bonds with the Holy Places and the local communities.

Mission

Travels and visits to experience the Holy Land.
To create lasting bonds with the Holy Places and the local communities.


To visit the Holy Land is not only about becoming aware of the local traditions and the historical, cultural or artistic heritage, but also meeting the local communities.

For this reason Pro Terra Sancta network promotes social tourism in support of  families, young people, elders and disables living in the Holy Land:

Through our tour programmes we want to promote human developement and strengthen the Christian identity from a cultural and historical poin of view.

Mission

Travels and visits to experience the Holy Land.
To create lasting bonds with the Holy Places and the local communities.


Mission / Objectives

Pro Terra Sancta network tours promote activities with a social, economical aim. Us wanting to preserve and enhance local resources creating networks between people.


Reccomending a different type of travels and pilgrimages

We recommend a different style of travelling and pilgrimage, to favor in-depth experience of the Holy Places and provide time to pause, to pray and to gain first-hand knowledge of the local communities.
Creating opportunities for developement
We are creating opportunities for economic development for the peoples of the Middle East who have lived complex situations for years.
Helping to preserve the local heritage
We are helping to preserve the cultural, historical, artistic and archaeological heritage, with the involvement of the local communities, in such a way that these can become instruments of peace and cooperation among the different cultures.
Fostering network links
We are fostering network links with all of the associations, foundations and private institutions that have connections with the Custody of the Holy Land and the Mother Church of Jerusalem.
Favouring cooperation with tour operatorsWe cooperate with tour operators to make them more aware of the socio-educational and preservation works ongoing at the Holy Places. We offer them the possibility to enrich their programs with special visits benefiting from local knowledge and insights.


Mission / Objectives

Pro Terra Sancta network tours promote activities with a social, economical aim. Us wanting to preserve and enhance local resources creating networks between people.


Our purpose is to sensitize stakeholders making them cooperate by means of concrete actions – volunteering, supporting the projects of Association pro Terra Sancta with donations, publicizing proposals and requirements,

preserving the cultural heritage and supporting the local communities – thus fostering an increasingly broad and incisive solidarity network.


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We organize customized tours and pilgrimages, for small groups of people and for individuals, since there is an encreasing number of pilgrims coming to the Holy Land either in small groups or alone and for short periods of time.

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Travel Diaries

Visits and trips to discover the Holy Land.
Lasting bonds with the Holy Places and the local communities.

22 February 2016

Jerusalem is more than a city, it’s a life; the life of each one of us

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7 January 2016

A family from Madagascar for Christmas

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23 November 2015

Riding to Sabastiya with Scottish and English pilgrims!

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