Why XirCammini?

Norman Fort, Castelmola, Sicily

Appreciating Europe’s Cultural and Historical Heritage through Trekking

The name is an amalgamation of two words, one Semitic written in old Maltese ‘Xirca’, meaning society or confraternity, and the other ‘Cammini’, derived from Italian, meaning ‘Walks’.

XirCammini is a registered trade mark 59214 belonging to the association and protected by law.

XirCammini is a voluntary, non-profit making, non-denominational and non-sectarian membership organisation, open to all who support its aims, whose primary and over-riding objects are to research and advance knowledge and education about and generate interest in pilgrimages, hiking and/or faith travel focusing mainly on the ancient routes in Europe.

To achieve its objectives XirCammini is open not only to those who have already undertaken a Camino, but welcomes as members all who are interested in its aims and activities.

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XirCammini Founding Committee

Sharing Europe’s Cultural and Historical Heritage through Trekking

XirCammini Founding Committee, Formative Period 2018-9

The committee of the six founding members consists of avid trekkers and Camino aficionados who between them have trekked extensively not only in Spain but across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

Through XirCammini they want to share with others their passion for trekking focusing on the ancient pilgrimage routes of Europe.

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