The project has ambitions to revise the industrial heritage resources in the programme area and to build the tourism product – joint route with thematic sub-routes (mills and hydroelectric power stations, old manufacturing sites, railway heritage, lighthouses, and water towers), which demonstrate industrial heritage and tell the history in an attractive and participatory way.
The project objective is to revive industrial heritage for tourism development through:
- Awareness-raising about the industrial heritage value and importance in the diversification of tourism offer in our regions;
- Establishing the cooperation network among tourism-related stakeholders of the industrial heritage in Latvia and Estonia and building the bridge with European Network of Industrial heritage;
- Development and improvement of industrial heritage sites according to the nowadays visitors’ needs and expectations - in a live, attractive way both - with entertainment and education elements;
- Combining the sites into the joint industrial heritage route and promoting among the local and foreign target markets.
The project story is featured on INFOREGIO.
The project has been awarded the label of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and the label was used in events and communications throughout 2018.
Industrial Heritage Routes
GUIDE book "Industrial Heritage for Tourism in Estonia and Latvia"
ENG, EE, LV, RU, DE
Brochure "Lümanda Lime and Tar Distilling Park"
EE, ENG, FI and LV, DE, RU
Route map - ENG, EE, LV, RU, DE