Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.04.2018 - 31.12.2021
Project ERDF Financing: 599977.59
Project call: 2nd call
During the project Daugavpils City Council and Kaunas City Administration will jointly work to attract visitors to the region by preservation of heritage objects and promotion of tourism facilities.
Project will raise awareness of the potential tourists about two of the most attractive sites of the region – Kaunas Fortress and Daugavpils Fortress. The technical condition of these sites should be improved and marketing of heritage objects should be provided so tourists would receive updated information on sites’ attractions and tourism opportunities so they could plan their journeys over the region for several days.
During the project Bastion 7 of the Daugavpils Fortress and entrance gate to the Fort 6 of the Kaunas Fortress will be restored. A new tourist route and loyalty program will be developed, virtual add-on using Google Maps, video, leaflets and maps for its promotion will be produced. Advertising campaign will be carried out in public transport in Latvia and Lithuania as well as inflight magazines. Information stands will be created to promote tourist route during tourism exhibitions. Permanent information stands will be installed near the main tourist attractions along the route in Latvia and Lithuania. Maintenance equipment will be purchased for the Daugavpils Fortress, as well as road signs will be installed in Daugavpils leading to the Daugavpils Fortress and M. Rothko Art Centre, making these objects more visible. Journalists’ visits to the improved heritage objects will be organized. Council of Europe Landscape Award Final event will be organized in Daugavpils on June 19-21, 2018.
As a result of the project, two heritage objects will be improved, one tourist route developed and promoted, necessary equipment for heritage objects’ maintenance and better visibility installed in order to increase number of visitors and overnight stays in Daugavpils and Kaunas regions, as well as in the whole programme area.
Last updated: 27.11.2023 13:09