Statistics of pilgrims who came to Assisi in 2016
Assisi is an arrival and departure point for many pilgrims every year.
Since its inauguration in 2015 the“Statio peregrinorum”.
Since then, it has been possible to observe more in detail the phenomenon of pilgrimage and discover some of the unexpected aspects of an experience that is shared by many people, whether it is by faith or by a passion or by necessity.
For all the pilgrims Assisi is linked in a way indispensable to the experience of Saint Francis, who was on many occasions “pilgrims among pilgrims”. Even today, he is a travel companion for many pilgrims, believers or not.
For this reason, those responsible for “Statio peregrinorum” conducted a study on pilgrimage statistics during 2016
Starting from the data collected during the year 2016, the study shows significant aspects of a growing phenomenon involving both young and adult.
To learn about 2016 pilgrimage statistics click here.