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 the tourism development through:
- Awareness raising about the industrial heritage value and importance in 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 joint industrial heritage route and promoting among the local and foreign target markets.
Project has been awarded the label of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and the label is being used in events and communications throughout 2018.