Cross-border Cultural Routes

COUNTRY

IT

region

Puglia and Epiro (Greece)

contribution

1800000.00

budget

2250000.00

programme

Interreg

area

Cultural Heritage conservation and promotion

organization

Regione Puglia

program

Improving the quality of life, protection of the environment and enhancement of Social and cultural cohesion

policy

The project aims at enhancing economic competitiveness and social cohesion of the eligible areas, taking into advantage the comparative assets of the regions and targeting at their sustainable development. More precisely, the main objectives of the project would be summarized as follows:- Enhancing both areas’ cultural and social cohesion - Preserving cultural heritage within the framework of thematic tourism promotion - Building a cooperation link which will allow both regions to develop and valorize their cultural tradition, create bonds and exchange information, know-how and good practices. - Promoting cultural treasures of each region, making clear the interactive relationship between sustainable development and the preservation of the cultural heritage - Developing synergies with other related projects, in order to make the cross-border area a significant tourist destination. - Stimulating local economy and promoting local and traditional products, responding to locals’ need for economic growth

reference

Region of Epirus Region of Apulia Chamber of Commerce of Foggia Foggia Exhibition Municipality of Ioannina

activity

Adapting of new tourism trends for more sophisticated/alternative forms of tourism trends.

budget

2250000.00

Author

Federico Massimo Ceschin