As of today on the page dedicated to Tre Fontane Abbey it is possible to download the paper “Trappist Abbey of Tre Fontane as a case study for developing sustainable tourism”.
The case study wants to be a stimulus to develop sustainable tourism as a combination of culture, food and environment in the city of Rome. The tourisme in the city of Rome is traditionally characterized by mass tourism with buses and groups of fifty people.
The model of sustainable tourism offered is based on conscious consumption, limited environmental impact, authentic relationship with operators and other tourists, the discover of local culture, products and reality; moreover it includes an overview of Trappist heritage and religious tourism.
Virtuous example of slow tourism
According to the case study the Abbey Tre Fontane as a place for spiritual and pilgrimage tours, a stop-over of bike tours and a location where tasting local products, is a virtuous example of slow tourism.
Realisation by esteemed institutions
The case study has been realized by two esteemed institutions in the field of tourism and religion: Federturismo took care of the section related to tourism as representative of the sector in Italy, while Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII (FSCire) focalized more on the religious aspect since it is a research institute specialized in Christianity and other religions.
Federturismo and FSCire presented the results of their research on 16th June in Rome, on that occasion the participants could enjoy Tre Fontane’s Trappist beer.
Open the casestudy Trappist Abbey of Tre Fontane as a case study for developing sustainable tourism.