Following the footsteps of Celestino

The route connects the birthplace of San Pietro Celestino to the city that mainly saw its deeds. The journey retraces the fundamental stages of Celestine’s existence, passing through some of the places where he lived as a hermit and which still retain a strong spirituality and a mystical beauty.

The villages and cities involved in the path are: Monticchio, Fossa Sant’Eusanio Forconese, Villa Sant’Angelo, Campana, Fontecchio, Acciano, Madonna della Santità, Castelvecchio Subequo, Castel di ieri, Goriano Sicoli, Raiano, Pratola Peligna, Sulmona, Badia di Santo Spirito, Eremo di Sant’Onofrio, Eremo di Sant’Onofrio, Marane, Pacentro, Campo di Giove, Vado di Coccia, Palena, Eremo della Madonna dell’Altare, Roccaraso, Castel di Sangro, S. Pietro Avellana, Pescolanciano, Civitanova del Sannio, Sant’Angelo Limosano.

The entire route measures 220 km.

Pilgrim’s kit

The following kit is recommended to each pilgrim who wants to walk the Cammino:

-the pilgrim’s guide

-the pilgrim’s card

– a stick, a hat, the Celestine pendant, the Cammino t-shirt

– the hospitality card with a list of the conventioned receptive activities.

The pilgrim will also receive the hat as a gift,  symbol of Celestine gratuitousness. Other pieces of equipment can be bought at very small prices. At the end of the Cammino, the pilgrim will gain the Celestine parchment, that will attest the route made. In each stop of the path there will be a small exhibition of the typical products, all tested and approved by the Consorzio Celestiniano, and other gadgets. These products can also be sold by reservation and shipped.