International Iter Vitis – Phoenicians’ Route Awards 2022

The II edition was celebrated in Poreč (Croatia) together with a cross border ceremony held in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) within the Iter Vitis General Assembly.

The award was divided into 9 categories, in addition to the joint prize with Iter Vitis Route, with the aim of support and reward projects and innovation in the field of enhancing the cultural and wine heritage, promoting responsible, creative, experiential and sustainable forms of tourism in the member countries of the two international networks.

The event received the patronage of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region EUSAIR, Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Croatia, Ministry of Culture of Croatia and the City of Poreč.

Thanks to the Parenzo School of Music and Dance for the beautiful show.

Here are the Awards with their respective winners:

For The Phoenicians’ Route

1) Entities that have included the Phoenicians’ Route in their strategies
Winner: Apulia Region (Italy), Sicily Region (Italy) and Deputación de Pontevedra (Spain)

2) Innovative and creative enhancement activity carried out by a Foundation
Winner: Mont’e Prama Foundation (Italy)

3) Innovative and creative enhancement activity carried out by an Association
Winner: Local Councils’ Association (Malta)

4) Innovative Destinations
Winner: Pafos Regional Board of Tourism (Cyprus)

5) Best practices of innovative and creative enhancement carried out in the context of research
Winner: Università Politecnica delle Marche (Italy) and Libertas University (Croatia)

6) Best practices in the context of International Network of Mediterranean Schools (Edu.Net)
Winner: Liceo Cipolla-Gentile-Castelvetrano (Italy)

7) Best practices implemented by International Organizations in favor of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe
Winner: The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA)

For both Cultural Routes (Iter Vitis – Phoenicians’ Route):

8) Joint Award Iter Vitis Phoenicians’ Route
Winner: City of Grad Poreč-Parenzo (Croatia)


– Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia
– Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Italy) and Ministry of Culture (Italy)
– Ministry of Culture and Sport (Spain)
– Ministry of Culture (France)
– Ministry of Tourism (Lebanon)
– Ministry of Tourism (Cyprus)