The Cultural Route of St Olav Ways is a certified cultural route of the council of Europe. ACSOW (Association for the cultural route of st olav ways) is the association founded to manage the status and the route. The route passes through Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, with Nidaros cathedral in Trondheim (Norway) as the pilgrim goal. The association has members in all four countries.
The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe are key resources for responsible tourism and sustainable development. They cover a range of different themes, from architecture and landscape to religious influences, from gastronomy and intangible heritage to the major figures of European art, music and literature.