7th Training Academy on Cultural Routes

Real Monasterio de Yuste, Spain, 12-15 June 2018

Innovation and new trends in Cultural Routes: (re)interpreting European cultural heritage

The 7th edition of the Training Academy on Cultural Routes, organised by the European Institute of Cultural Routes, the Cooperation Network of European Routes of the Emperor Charles V and the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, with the support of the Regional Government of Extremadura and the Provincial Government of Caceres took place between the 12 and 15 June 2018 at the Royal Monastery of Yuste in Cuacos de Yuste, Extremadura, Spain.

During four days, using interactive methods and working groups, attendees analysed ways in which to give more visibility to the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, how the use of technology can boost activity, how to take advantage of the potential of social network and the importance of establishing strategic alliances and partnerships. The meeting provided the opportunity for fruitful debates on innovation for Cultural Routes and the (re)interpretation of European cultural heritage, highlighting the role of heritage, culture and tourism as engines for local development and the promotion of European values.

The 2018 edition brought together some 70 participants from 16 countries, representatives of 20 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, 15 networks candidate for certification, and representatives of other organizations such as the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI).


logotipo de certificación


Real Monasterio de San Jerónimo de Yuste

Carretera de Yuste, s/n

10430 Cuacos de Yuste (SPAIN)

Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera

Avenida Antonio García Prieto, 1

10450 Jarandilla de la Vera (SPAIN)