Spiritual travel guides for pilgrims of all faiths

Hear an in-depth radio interview with well-known travel expert Rick Steves interviewing Colleen Heater, author of The Pilgrim's Italy. This 30-minute discussion covers self-guided pilgrimage and the concept of Inner Travel.
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The Pilgrim's Italy invites you to experience the heart and soul of Italy with the saints as your guides. Visit St. Francis of Assisi, St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio), St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Rita of Cascia, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Catherine of Siena and more.

The Pilgrim’s Italy second edition, updated and revised! Released March 2008. The latest information on two revived ancient pilgrimage routes! The Via Francigena and the Cammino di Francesco. See excerpts

The Pilgrim's France leads the spiritual traveler to the sacred sites of more than thirty saints and seven shrines of the Virgin Mary. Explore the lives of St.Therese of Lisieux, St. Joan of Arc, St. Bernadette Soubirous of Lourdes, St. Catherine Labouré, St. John Vianney and more.
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The mission of Inner Travel Books is to make the sacred adventure of pilgrimage more available and accessible to people of all faiths.

Here is all the information you need to visit profound pilgrimage sites, meditate on the lives of saints, and experience their blessings.

Discover the inspiring lives of the saints

  • Explore hidden rooms with saints’ relics
  • Learn to meditate with the saints
  • Find quiet areas for meditation and prayer
  • Locate shrines easily with useful maps and directions
  • Arrange lodging in monasteries using helpful references

“Pilgrims are not tourists. They have come, quietly and humbly, to seek the holy and enter more deeply into God’s blessedness. The Heater’s have found this stillness for themselves and here set out to share its essentials with men and women who earnestly seek God.”

Sister Wendy Beckett, author and host,
PBS program “The Saints with Sister Wendy”