News and activities of the project Green Heritage
The Project has been completed!
The project Green Heritage is based on the idea of the formation of parks as places for cultural activities and popular recreation aiming at the same time at supporting local business activities.
To lay grounds for the regeneration of the parks of manor houses, in order to increase the role of parks in the wellbeing of local communities.
- To elaborate technical documentation for the further development of manor houses’ parks
- To strengthen cooperation and experience exchange among the landscape designers, historians, garden specialists, owners and managers of manor houses complex for the better regeneration of parks
- To organize cultural events in the parks in order to attract visitors and to promote local producers and craftsmen and preserve traditional skills
- To promote project area as rich cultural and historical heritage tourism destination.
Vidzeme Tourism Association (Latvia)
Gulbene Municipality Council (Latvia)
State Budgetary Institution of Culture of the Leningrad Region (Russia)
Rapina Municipality Government (Estonia)
Total budget of the Project: 297 094 EUR
- May 15, Riga, Latvia - Project Agreement signed
- "Good Home Days" in Rapina, Estonia 7-8th of June. Programme agenda in English / Latvian / Russian
- June 19th in Turaida, Latvia - project kick-off meeting
- August 12-14, Rēzekne, Latvia. Project Green Heritage Partners meeting and EstLatRus Programme Workshop
- September 17-19, Project visit to St. Petersburg (Facebook photo gallery)
- Balttour 2014 (February 7-9, 2014, Riga, Latvia) - photos from the Green Heritage project in the exhibition FB Gallery 1 / FB Gallery 2
- Tourest 2014 (February 14-16, 2014, Tallinn, Estonia) - photos from the exhibition
- Manors with their parks in Russia, Latvia and Estonia presented in new green heritage tourist route
- Exchange of experience between the Russian and Latvian tourism and cultural industry experts (June 5th-8th, 2014)
- Cеминар "Сохранение и использование исторических садов и парков" (June 5th-8th, 2014)
- Маршруты дружбы: Латвия – Эстония - Россия (article in Russian by Павел Румянцев)
- «Зеленый маршрут»: замки, кровь-любовь (article in Russian from RATA News.ru)
- Project GREEN HERITAGE - Regeneration of Parks of manor houses - completed!
- Results of the project Green Heritage (.pdf file)
- Green Heritage map in Latvian (pdf, 12 MB)
- Green Heritage map in English (pdf, 12 MB)
- Green Heritage map in Russian (pdf, 12 MB)
- Green Heritage map in Estonian (pdf, 12 MB)
This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the Estonia – Latvia – Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme within European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument 2007 – 2013. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Vidzeme Tourism Association and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the Programme, Programme participating countries, alongside with the European Union.