Routes4U Consultation on Cultural Routes in the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR)
Creation of new cultural routes and strengthening of certified Cultural Routes
26-27 March 2019 | Helsinki, Finland
The Routes4U consultation on Cultural Routes in the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) took place place the 26 and 27 of March 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.
Participants discussed about certified Cultural Routes to be strengthen and new projects to be developed, such as "Maritime Heritage/Traces of Ice Age" and "Modern Movement". Those Cultural Routes should promote and protect the rich heritage of the Baltic Sea Region, contributing to cultural tourism and transnational cooperation.
Around 70 participants, representatives from European Institutions, Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe networks and stakeholders from the cultural and tourism field at national and macro-regional level in the Baltic Sea Region, attended the meeting.
The event was organised within the framework of the Finnish Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
All you need to know about Cultural Routes and the Baltic Sea Region for the meeting
26-27 March 2019
Tuesday 26 March
|11:30||Registration of participants|
|14:30||Routes4U in the Baltic Sea Region|
|14:45||Introduction to the workshops|
|20:30||End of the day|
Wednesday 27 March
|09.00||Paralell workshops | Elaborating recommendations|
|12:30||Conclusions | Remarks and next steps|
|17:00||End of the meeting. Happy travel home!|
Countries of the Baltic Sea Region
Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Schleswig-Holstein
Cultural Routes crossing the Baltic Sea Region
- Cluniac Sites in Europe
- Destination Napoleon
- European Cemeteries Route
- European Route of Cistercian abbeys
- European Route of Megalithic Culture
- European Routes of Emperor Charles V
- European Routes of Jewish Heritage
- Impressionisms Routes
- Réseau Art Nouveau Network
- Route of Saint Olav Ways
- Saint Martin of Tours Route
- Santiago de Compostela Pilgrim Routes
- The Hansa
- Via Regia
- Viking Routes
Routes4U Project is a joint programme between the European Commission (Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy – DG REGIO) and the Council of Europe (Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes – EPA). The project aims at strengthening regional development through the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in the four EU macro-regions.
Korjaamo Culture Factory
Töölönkatu 51 A–B
00250 Helsinki, Finland
Privileged rates until the 6 March
Accomodation is at the expenses of the participants.
In the framework of the conference (26-27 March), you can beneficiate of a privileged rate for a booking made before the 6 March at the Helka hotel:
- Helka hotel website: helka.nitesoft.se
Special feature: room equipped with furniture designed by Alvar Aalto
Price: +/- 120€ per night
Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, FI-00100 Helsinki (1,8 km from the venue)
Promotional code: Routes4U
NB: case sensitive code. Promotion valid until the 6 March.
Other options close to the venue (+/- 700m) are:
Constanze METZGER, Routes4U Senior Project Officer
Tel.: +352 24 12 50 38
Laura LIGAZZOLO, Routes4U Project Assistant
Tel.: +352 24 12 50 39