Today is Thursday, 2020.06.04

GREEN HERITAGE: Exchange of experience between the Russian and Latvian tourism and cultural field experts

From 5 to 8 June working seminar was held in St.Petersburg (Russia) to exchange and share experience in preserving historical and cultural heritage. Specialists from Leningrad Region Museum agency introduced achievements in management of historical parks and gardens, estates. In return, experts from Vidzeme Tourism Association together with culture, tourism and development specialists from 10 local municipalities of Vidzeme Region presented their tourism offers and green cultural heritage.  


 

From Vidzeme Region local municipalities of Lielvārde, Ērgļi, Madona, Vecpiebalga, Saulkrasti, Salacgrīva, Limbaži, Burtnieki, Smiltene un Gulbene were represented and Chairman of the Board of Vidzeme Tourism Association Mr Raitis Sijāts introduced with the idea of cross border project „Green Heritage” and its achievements.


During exchange visit seminar participants from Latvia and Russia took part in Alexanders Pushkin celebrations in Gatchina, in mansion museum „Rozhdestveno” and the mansion "Suyda" of the Gatchinsky district. Participants also laid flowers at the grave of the grandfather of Alexader Pushkin and visited Alexander Pushkin’s Nanny’s House.


 
 




As previousely reported, Vidzeme Tourism Association within activities of the project „Green Heritage” has issued new green cultural heritage map, where for the first time in one green heritage route St.Petersburg, Pskov, Rapina, Gulbene and Riga are united.


Project PORTFOLIO.



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