WALKofPEACE

TO6

Preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency.

The project in numbers
Duration:
42 months
Start date: 01.11.18
End date: 30.04.22
N. Partner: 10
 
Progress
Budget:
2.893.176,00€
Budget FERS:
2.459.199,60€

The project in numbers

Duration: 
42 months
Start / End: 
01.11.18 to 30.04.22
Project progress: 
61%
Budget: 
2893176.00€
Budget FERS: 
2459199.60€

WALKofPEACE

The sustainable development of first world war heritage between the Alps and the Adriatic
Priority Axis 3

Protecting and promoting natural and cultural resources

Specific Objective: 
OS 3.1.
Investment Priority: 
PI 6c
Typology: 
Strategic
Overall Objective of the Project: 

To maintain, explore and promote the material and immaterial heritage of extraordinary historical significance of WW1 as a shared heritage of the programme area within the main brand of the special destination of the Peace Trail between the Alps and the Adriatic. To encourage the integration, updating and development of a new sustainable and culturally oriented tourist offer, based on engaging presentations of the WW1 heritage and thematic routes.

Project summary: 

The peculiarity of the programme area is the presence of WW1 heritage, of extraordinary historical significance, sometimes poorly preserved, with untapped potential for tourism development. The project will contribute to transforming the current situation through shared cross-border activities aimed at the long-term conservation of WW1 heritage and increasing its use in view of the development of sustainable cultural tourism. Studies, exhibitions, cultural and commemorative events will be carried out to strengthen the general knowledge and awareness of WW1 heritage. Targeted training and networking activities for tour operators, organisations and other stakeholders will be carried out to encourage the development of the new tourism offer. To strengthen the joint promotion and marketing of WW1 heritage, a main Peace Trail brand with marketing guidelines, a website and other dissemination material will be introduced. New thematic routes, info-points and centres with interactive and innovative heritage presentations will be updated and organised. Small scale investments will be aimed at preserving WW1's extraordinarily valuable heritage.

Main results: 

The main results of the project are: - studies on the cross-border heritage of the First World War and presentations of selected results; - targeted training and networking to promote the tourism valorisation of the heritage of the WW1 for tourism providers, organisations and other stakeholders; - new exhibitions on the heritage of the WW1 and thematic cultural, commemorative events and conferences; - a new cross-border umbrella destination brand for the Paths of Peace between the Alps and the Adriatic, with a brandbook and guidelines for the joint marketing of the heritage of the WW1. Management guidelines for the Bovec-Trst route; - Initiatives for the development of new tourist services and offers; - A common destination website for the Routes of Peace and materials for the promotion of the WW1 heritage; - Renovated and newly designed and signposted thematic routes and info points; - Upgraded and new information centres with modern ICT and multimedia presentations of such heritage; - Renovated buildings, museums, monuments, etc. of WW1 heritage of outstanding importance in the programme area.

Cross-border cooperation in achieving the above results has: (1) preserved the World War I heritage of outstanding importance; (2) produced an attractive interpretation and presentation of the World War I heritage; (3) greatly enhanced the visibility and promotion of the common heritage in the framework of the cross-border brand and destination of the Routes of Peace; (5) promoted the strengthening and development of the cross-border tourism offer in the framework of the integral product of the Routes of Peace. This has increased (a) the level of cross-border integration in the field of sustainable appreciation of the World War I heritage and (b) the number of expected visitors across the programme area, thus directly contributing to the programme result indicator of specific objective 3.1 as well as to the impact indicators of PN 6C (C009 and 3.1.1).

Partner

Lead Partner

Posoški razvojni center

Goriška
SLO

Project partner 1

Regione del Veneto

Venezia
ITA

Project partner 2

Ustanova "Fundacija Poti miru v Posočju"

Goriška
SLO

Project partner 3

Associazione GAL VENEZIA ORIENTALE

Venezia
ITA

Project partner 4

Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti

Ljubljana
SLO

Project partner 5

PromoTurismoFVG

Trieste
ITA

Project partner 6

Comune di Nova Gorica

Goriška
SLO

Project partner 7

ENTE REGIONALE PER IL PATRIMONIO CULTURALE DELLA REGIONE AUTONOMA FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

Gorizia
ITA

Project partner 8

Javni zavod – Park vojaške zgodovine Pivka

Primorsko-notranjska
SLO

Project partner 9

Comune di Ragogna

Udine
ITA

Documents

Poster WALKofPEACEPoster WALKofPEACE
Interreg_WALKofPEACE_plakat_50×70cm.pdf
( 6 bytes, published on 6 February, 2020 - 11:20 )
Leaflet WALKofPEACELeaflet WALKofPEACE
Leaflet_WALKofPEACE_web.pdf
( 3 bytes, published on 7 February, 2020 - 10:13 )
Newsletter - February 2020Newsletter - February 2020
Newsletter_February_2020_ENG.pdf
( 879 bytes, published on 12 March, 2020 - 14:46 )
Newsletter - June 2020Newsletter - June 2020
Newsletter_June_2020_ENG.pdf
( 1 byte, published on 11 June, 2020 - 13:27 )
Newsletter - September 2020Newsletter - September 2020
Newsletter_Sep_2020_ENG.pdf
( 1 byte, published on 1 October, 2020 - 08:45 )
Newsletter - December 2020Newsletter - December 2020
Newsletter_Dec_2020_ENG.pdf
( 3 bytes, published on 23 December, 2020 - 12:11 )
Newsletter - July 2021Newsletter - July 2021
Newsletter_July_2021_ENG.pdf
( 1 byte, published on 15 July, 2021 - 10:57 )
Newsletter WALKofPEACE December 2021Newsletter WALKofPEACE December 2021
Newsletter_dicembre_2021_ENG.pdf
( 765 bytes, published on 5 January, 2022 - 12:32 )

Objectives and Activities

1. To consolidate the knowledge and awareness of a common heritage of the First World War in the PA through the preparation and organisation of cross-border billing and research programmes.

The studies have added to our knowledge of the heritage of the First World War and have been used for education and promotion. We have prepared educational, commemorative, cultural events, conferences, exhibitions and publications aimed at raising awareness, visibility and specific knowledge of the WWI heritage, including among important target groups (e.g. journalists, tourism agencies). We have promoted the development of a new tourism offer through networking activities and targeted training for stakeholders and existing and potential providers of tourism products linked to the heritage. This increased the number of expected visitors to the WWI heritage and thus contributed to the OP impact indicator C009.
 

2. Stimulate the development of sustainable cultural tourism by creating a destination and the Peace Trail brand, along with tourism promotion tools.

We have developed guidelines for the management of the cross-border Peace Trail between Bovec and Trieste, with long-term measures for the sustainable maintenance of the trails and objects of special interest. We have prepared guidelines for the joint marketing of the World War I heritage and to this end developed a new joint destination brand "Walk of Peace", covering both the area along the route itself and other "hot spots" of special historical interest in the whole project area. A new common web portal, modern ICT tools and other promotional materials have been developed to promote the Walk of Peace. The development of new support services has been promoted to strengthen marketing. This increased the number of expected visitors to the World War I heritage and contributed to the FP impact indicator C009.

3. Create a network of historical paths and info-points within the Peace Trail brand, by restoring and laying out the paths, info-points and monuments of particular historical importance.

By carrying out numerous restoration and extension activities on WW1 footpaths, museums and other heritage, as well as by creating new info-points and centres, we will ensure the preservation of a heritage of exceptional historical value and at the same time boost its tourism potential. We will renovate existing paths and open up new ones by positioning information signs and tourism infrastructures. We will restore particularly significant First World War monuments and museums. We will create new information points and innovative presentation centres for WW1 heritage. In this way we will contribute to the result indicator 3.1.1 PO: no. of investments/services for the conservation/restoration of cultural heritage.

Contacts

Posoški razvojni center

00386 (0)5 384 15 00
Trg tigrovcev 1, 5220 Tolmin, Slovenija
info@prc.si
Simon Škvor, Vesna Kozar
simon.skvor@prc.si, vesna.kozar@prc.si

Regione del Veneto

0039 (0)41 279 3249 / 3172 / 2689
Palazzo Sceriman, Cannaregio 168 (Lista di Spagna), 30121 Venezia, Italia
promozioneculturale@regione.veneto.it
Fausta Bressani
fausta.bressani@regione.veneto.it

Ustanova "Fundacija Poti miru v Posočju"

00386 (0)5 389 01 66
Gregorčičeva ulica 8, 5222 Kobarid, Slovenija
info@potmiru.si
Tadej Koren
info@potmiru.si

Associazione GAL VENEZIA ORIENTALE

0039 (0)421 394 202
Via Cimetta n. 1, 30026 Portogruaro (VE), Italia
vegal@vegal.net
Cinzia Gozzo
vegal@vegal.net

Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti

00386 (0)1 470 62 02
Novi Trg 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija
petra.kolenc@zrc-sazu.si
Petra Kolenc
petra.kolenc@zrc-sazu.si

PromoTurismoFVG

0039 (0)43 1387 111
Via Locchi 19, 34123, Trieste, Italia
info@promoturismo.fvg.it
Nicola Reverant
nicola.revelant@promoturismo.fvg.it

Comune di Nova Gorica

00386 (0)5 335 01 77
Trg Edvarda Kardelja 1, 5000 Nova Gorica, Slovenija
matej.jakin@nova-gorica.si
Matej Jakin
matej.jakin@nova-gorica.si

ENTE REGIONALE PER IL PATRIMONIO CULTURALE DELLA REGIONE AUTONOMA FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA

0039 (0)481 385 227
Via Diaz 5, 3417 Gorizia, Italia
erpac@regione.fvg.it
Massimiliano Zamar
massimiliano.zamar@regione.fvg.it

Javni zavod – Park vojaške zgodovine Pivka

00386 (0)31 775 002
Kolodvorska cesta 51, 6257 Pivka, Slovenija
info@parkvojaskezgodovine.si
Teja Morelj
teja.morelj@turizem-pivka.si

Comune di Ragogna

0039 (0)43 295 72 55
Via 25 Aprile 2, 33030 Ragogna, Italia
sindaco@comuneragogna.it
Marco Pascoli
marco_pascoli@alice.it