The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

Specific Objective 2.1

Natural and cultural resources developed into sustainable tourist attractions

This specific objective aims to develop cultural and natural resources into joint tourist attractions and products. Preserving nature and developing it as a resource for economic development simultaneously is to be done in a balanced and sustainable way.

Types of partners
Examples of beneficiaries are organisations responsible for maintenance and development of natural and cultural heritage, tourism development organisations, local and regional authorities.

Indicative list of actions supported
Identifying and specifying the potential use of natural and cultural resources, designing attractions and packaging tourist services, investments into natural and cultural resources to create joint tourist attractions, marketing activities
The main target groups
Visitors and local people, companies in tourism sector, regional and local organisations benefiting from developed attractions

Result indicator
More sustainable joint natural and cultural heritage based tourist attractions

Output indicators
Number of targeted joint attractions
Increase in expected number of visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attractions