For centuries pilgrimage was one of the greatest adventures on earth, involving epic journeys across the country and around the world. This series sees Simon Reeve retrace the exciting adventures of our ancestors. He learns about the forgotten aspects of pilgrimage, including the vice, thrills and dangers that all awaited travellers. He explores the faith, the hopes, desires, and even the food that helped to keep medieval travellers on the road.
1st Episode Simon Reeve embarks on pilgrimages across Britain, from Holy Island to Canterbury.
2nd Episode Simon Reeve travels from northern France to Spain, then crosses western Europe to Rome.
3rd Episode Simon Reeve travels from Istanbul across the Holy Land to Jerusalem.
For more information see http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01kqjg3