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Opening of new crossing in Latvia coincides with EuroVelo 13 project meeting, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Opening of new crossing in Latvia coincides with EuroVelo 13 project meeting

01. June

The third and final project meeting for the EuroVelo 13 project took place at the beginning of May in Riga, Latvia.  The hosts used the arrival of the transnational partners to hold a successful press conference and arranged for the official opening of a beautiful new cycling and walking bridge in the village of Carnikava just to the north of the capital. 

New EU funded project approved: GreenWays Outdoor, Vidzeme Tourism Association

New EU funded project approved: GreenWays Outdoor

26. March

Vidzeme Tourism Association, partner of the Consortia led by the European GreenWays Association, will participate in a new European Commission project GreenWays Outdoors. The project is expected to start in summer 2015 and will last for 18 months. VTA's project budget is EUR 28 800, and members from several Northern Latvia municipalities that have former railway lines traversing their territorries have already shown great interest to take part.

Project GREEN HERITAGE completed!, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Project GREEN HERITAGE completed!

29. December

Although in the implementation of the project there was no large investment work or installation of expensive equipment, the development process of project has brought invaluable experience, as well as strengthened cooperation and friendship between the Russian, Estonian and Latvian project partners. 

Unique Silver Museum in Limbaži town, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Unique Silver Museum in Limbaži town

11. December

In the charming northern Latvian town of Limbaži, in addition to the other local landmarks and attractions, it is recommended to visit the Old Town Hall (Vecais Rātsnams), where is the Silver Museum, featuring works by the famous Latvian silver-smith Oļegs Auzers.

New guide published on EU funding for tourism sector 2014-2020, Vidzeme Tourism Association

New guide published on EU funding for tourism sector 2014-2020

10. December

The "Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector (2014-2020)" gathers information on the various sources of EU funding of interest for the European tourism industry and its different actors, from both private and public sector.

The launch of Thessalia Charter during Open Days in Brussels, Vidzeme Tourism Association

The launch of Thessalia Charter during Open Days in Brussels

15. October

CHARTS INTERREG IVC Project Partnership launches the 'Thessalia Charter' for Cultural & Heritage Sustainable Tourism Development in Brussels during 'Open Days'

Greenways line Limbaži-Katvari oficially opened!, Vidzeme Tourism Association

Greenways line Limbaži-Katvari oficially opened!

17. October

During the World Tourism Day, on September 27th, the new Limbaži-Katvari greenway has been officially opened. 7km long, it connects the Hanseatic town Limbaži and beautiful Katvari lake. The greenway can be used for cyclists, hikers and also skiers in winter. It is foreseen that in the future the development of the greenway will continue.