text and photos courtesy of Fondazione Campus / University of Pisa.
One of the Pilots of the INCULTUM project, aiming and empowering sustainable cultural tourism in peripheral areas with communities engagement, is coordinated by the University of Pisa and is set in the beautiful landscape of the Garfagnana in Tuscany, in San Pellegrino in Alpe, a small village between the provinces of Lucca and Modena.
An educational visit to San Pellegrino in Alpe was held on Thursday 13th October 2022 for the students of the second year of the Fondazione Campus Degree Course in Tourism Sciences, who follow the teaching of Prof. Enrica Lemmi “Tourist itineraries and landscape as cultural heritage”.
The students will take part in the INCULTUM project, Visiting the Margins. INnovative CULtural ToUrisM in European peripheries’ – ‘INCULTUM’, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program, which involves 15 partners (including the University of Pisa) from 10 different European countries. The scientific director of the project for Unipi is Prof. Enrica Lemmi, full professor at the University of Pisa and Director of the Academy of Tourism of the Fondazione Campus.
INCULTUM aims to demonstrate the high potential of marginal and peripheral places, cultural heritage and resources when managed by local communities and stakeholders.
Ten pilot cases of living territories and communities will be analyzed and, based on the results, customized innovative solutions will be co-created.
Discover all the INCULTUM Pilots: https://incultum.eu/pilots/