The Phoenicians’ Route and the European Routes of Jewish Heritage – AEPJ, two historical Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, signed a Collaboration Agreement aiming at safeguarding and promoting the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Euro-Mediterranean history, in order to launch joint activities and strategies for cultural and tourism enhancement favoring their respective territories.
On 8 February 2022 the two Cultural Routes certified by the Council of Europe “The Phoenicians’ Route” and the “European Routes of Jewish Heritage” signed a relevant collaboration agreement, with the aim of promoting and disseminating the tangible and intangible cultural heritage connected to products, places, traditions, civilizations at the basis of European values.
The agreement aims at promoting opportunities exchanges between these two Cultural Routes that share the same methodologies, stimulating a new co-planning and collaboration in terms of analysis, creation of tourist products, as well as actions to enhance the territories, promotion of sustainable, creative and experiential tourism, both linked to local communities.
The Phoenicians’ Route and the European Routes of Jewish Heritage – AEPJ will work together on the development of marketing, study and analysis activities; promotion of exchanges between young people from their respective European countries; collaboration for international projects; organization of joint communication actions, promotional campaigns, promotional tours and more.
Both Routes support common transnational approaches to the protection, presentation and research of landscapes and heritage. For this reason, the two Cultural Routes worked on the idea of launching and developing joint initiatives.