1-5 November 2023
Krakow, Poland

Save the date!

The 4th edition of the International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages will take place between 1-5 November 2023 in Krakow, Poland.

  • Come to Krakow, get to know the city of John Paul II and Faustina Kowalska;
  • Visit Wadowice (JP2 birthplace), Divine Mercy Shrine, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Czestochowa the Black Madonna Sanctuary, Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in Oswiecim;
  • Meet other religious tourism professionals from all over the World;
  • Find local contacts for your future trips;
  • Learn about the religious heritage of Poland.

We are happy to announce that the 4th International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages will take place in Krakow, from 1st to 5th November 2023.

Krakow and Malopolska Region have a great potential as a religious tourism and pilgrimage destination. Every year they are visited by millions of pilgrims and religious tourists, just let us mention the last World Youth Day which took place here in Krakow in 2016, but also the previous editions of our Congress in 2017, 2018 and in 2019, that have also been a great success.

You can check some photos here: www.icortap.com/en/gallery and www.facebook.com/ICoRTaP/ and on www.instagram.com/icortap_congress, and some comments here: www.icortap.com/en/opinions

The Congress will be opened on the 2nd November: in the morning we will participate in the conference and in the afternoon we will visit Krakow. 2nd, 3rd and 4th November will be a chance for the guests from around the world to visit Krakow and Malopolska Region (Krakow Old Town, John Paul II Center, Divine Mercy Sanctuary, Salt Mine in Wieliczka, former German Nazi Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the church and museum of Wadowice - Karol Wojtyla’s birthplace, the Basilic in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and of course the Black Madonna Sanctuary in Czestochowa).

The Congress aims to be a place of contacts exchange between its participants and the promotion of Krakow and Malopolska Region as an important religious tourism and pilgrimage destination not only in Europe, but also worldwide.

The organizers welcome foreign tour agents and touroperatos, bishops and priests, bloggers and journalists as well as other religious tourism and pilgrimage organizers such as diocesan coordinators or the leaders of foundations, communities and congregations, that want to be buyers of the services in Poland (buyers).

You can also be a seller if you want to promote your services to the guest-buyers: www.icortap.com/en/b2b_workshop

See you in Krakow! Do zobaczenia w Krakowie!