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The pilgrims' credential

The Credential is the document that certifies that the person in possession of it is making a pilgrimage to any place of worship. An "identity card" that accompanies the pilgrim on his or her journey, as proof and a reminder of the journey made, it guarantees the authenticity of the pilgrimage, identifies the pilgrim, allows access to facilities that host pilgrims and enables the pilgrim to receive certification of the pilgrimage from the competent religious authority.

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The Credential consists of an informative part that the pilgrim must fill in at the beginning of the journey with his/her personal data:

- name and surname, full address, place and date of the beginning of the journey, destination of the pilgrimage, means of locomotion (on foot, by bicycle or on horseback). The date of arrival and the stamp of the holy place reached will be affixed at the end of the pilgrimage by the competent church office. The document is considered valid only if signed.

- a space where the stamps attesting the passage through the various places will be affixed with the date on which it takes place (the stamp of the place at the end of the stage is sufficient). To be valid, the stamps must be affixed by official state bodies (municipal offices, police, etc.), religious bodies, competent associations or those responsible for pilgrim hostels.


The credential with the stamp can be requested, in Lucca, at:



in Camaiore

  • Infopoint
    Piazza S. Bernardino, 1, Camaiore
    tel.+39 0584 986272
    open every day until September 30, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm


in Capannori

Ostello La Salana
via del Popolo 182, Capannori
Cel. +39 339 7237912,


 You can request the stamp in the following places:

  • IAT Vecchia Porta San Donato
    piazzale Verdi - Lucca
    Open fromm April 1 to October 31 from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
    from November 1 to March 31 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
    tel. +39 0583 583150 -
  • Infopoint City walls of Lucca 
    Castello Porta San Donato nuova
    tel. +39 0583 442213
  • San Martino Cathedral
    Piazza San Martino
    Tel: +39 0583 490530
  • Public library
    piazza Ospitalieri Altopascio 
    tel. +39 0583 216525
  • URP office City of Pietrasanta
    piazza Matteotti, Pietrasanta
    tel. +39 0584 795234
  • URP office City of Camaiore
    piazza S. Bernardino, Camaiore 
    tel. +39 0584 986202
  • Ostello del Pellegrino
    via Madonna della Pietà 1, loc. Badia, Camaiore
    temporarily closed
  • Museo Athena
    via Piaggia, 74 Capannori
    tel. +39 0583 428784 - /museo-athena