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Explore Hansa: strenghtening the tourism offer in the Baltic Sea Region

Hanseatic Approach to New Sustainable Alliances (HANSA) is a Swedish-Estonian-Latvian cooperation project. The project enhance the values of the historical Hanseatic League through cooperation, research and development of new tourism products:

For more information about the project, visit Explore Hansa webpage.


The Hansa was certified "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" in 1991. The network consists of 190 cities in 16 countries, a significant number of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Hansa could be seen as a medieval forerunner to the  European Union, and thus constitutes an invaluable heritage from a common European past.