On 14 Decmeber, a conference on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe was held in Laredo (Region of Cantabria, North Spain).
The region is very active in the field of Cultural Routes, being involved in five certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (Santiago de Compostela Pilgrim Routes, European Cemeteries Route, Prehistoric Rock Art Trails, European Route of Megalithic Culture, and European Routes of the Emperor Charles V). It is also involved in the preparation of a candidate route on Atlantic Geoparks.
The Cultural Routes programme was presented by Mr. Eladio FERNÁNDEZ-GALIANO, Special advisor of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme. Activities of several of the Routes were also presented, followed by a discussion among participants.