The Routes of Reformation are the reflections of centuries of histories, when movements of Christianity all around Europe shared the will to change the institutions and break the status quo.
As an open and tolerant network, diverse aspects of Reformation are combined across national boundaries: the differences and the plurality of Reformation histories, cultures and societies in the local regions are highly valued and at the same time, the members are united under the Routes of Reformation, which enhance a common heritage and values, standing out as a unique contribution to tourism and the development of the territories.
Council of Europe values
The Routes of Reformation provides the outstanding opportunity to showcase the interlinkage and diverse values of the different national and international movements of Reformation and their evolution throughout past centuries. These movements’ heritage is an integral part of the European cultural environment. It offers the chance to affirm the values of solidarity, hospitality, intercultural dialogue, and cooperation by fostering learning, discourse, and shared projects among the members and the visitors along the route.
Routes of Reformation is certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019.