Adjusting the old railways for tourism
Created/updated 26.03.2015 09:44
THE PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED!
Click here for the summary and outputs of the project!
On December 2012, European Commission has approved the "GreenWays" project, that was already prepared last summer. The main aim of the project in Latvia is the promotion of abandoned railways and how to convert them into tourist-friendly routes. Overall budget for VTA in this project is 21 000 EUR, where EU co-finances 75%. The project duration is 18 months.
The project kick-off meeting took place on 7th - 8th of May in southern Spain, and VTA was represented by its Chairman of the Board - Mr. Raitis Sijāts.
The local stakeholders meeting took place on July 18, 2013 in Liepāja, Latvia
The project international workshop and European GreenWays Award Ceremony took place in Viseu, Portugal from September 12-13, 2013, and was attended by the representatives of VTA.
Photo gallery from the events / Presentations from the event
The local stakeholders meetings took a place on October 3, 2013 in Ropazi and on November 12 in Ikskile, Latvia
VTA participated in Project GreenWays Product meeting and Fitur 2014 Exhibition in Madrid in January 2014
Project GreenWays Product on Creating a GreenWays Tourism Prouct. Riga, Latvia (May 20-12, 2014)
Latvian GreenWays Association has been established!
Project GreenWays Product working seminar on intermodality and slow tourism in Rovigo, Italy (June 1-2, 2014)
EuroVelo and GreenWays conference in Basel, Switzerland. (September 17-21, 2014)
Next project activities:
Creating and printing a joint Latvian EuroVelo and GreenWays map (in Latvian and English)
The newsletters of EGWA:
GreenWays in Latvia / Zaļie ceļi Latvijā from Vidzemes Tūrisma Asociācija on Vimeo.