Why obtaining the “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe” certification?

1. European dimension

  • Develop a transnational membership network (legal association), including a European scientific committee, transnational program of activities;
  • Access to qualified contacts with European network of researchers and experts;

2. Networking and visibility

  • Use of the label "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" and use of the Council of Europe logo;
  • Exchange and development of synergies with other European Cultural Routes;
  • Invitation to attend EPA Annual events Training Academy for Cultural Route managers, Cultural Route Advisory Forum
  • Benefit from Council of Europe and European Institute of Cultural Routes communication strategy, visibility, presentations at international events;

3. Advising and funding opportunities

  • Access to information on funding opportunities (European, national, local);
  • Benefit from EPA and European Institute of Cultural Routes letters of support for funding applications;
  • Subject of regular monitoring and 3-year evaluation procedure through independent expert report and recommendations.