Pilgrim Badges: Medieval Souvenirs

14th century pilgrim badge
14th century pilgrim badge

The Museum of London has a large collection of medieval pilgrim badges.

This blog post is especially relevant to pilgrimage as vacation: Pilgrim badges and the birth of tourism

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Medieval Routes to the Shrine of St. James – Santiago de Compostela

Maps matter when studying vacation, past or present.
Map of the four major medieval routes to the Shrine of St. James in northwestern Spain.
On internet.
• Downloadable with more details: PilgrimageMap.