Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme

LLI-10 Introducing nature tourism for all (UniGreen)

The overall objective of the UniGreen project is to facilitate sustainable tourism development in border regions of Latvia and Lithuania by stabilizing and increasing of the number of visitors and number of overnight stays.

In order to achieve the goal – to facilitate the growth of the tourism flow for up to 10% and number of overnight stays for up to 7% during 5 years, the following activities will be implemented:

(1) development of tourism products and services more accessible for all kinds of travelers, including appropriate promotion activities;

(2) facilitation of  nature object management by increasing awareness about nature values like wetlands having European level significance as important bio tops for local and migrating birds including endangered species (7 lakes, 2 rivers as well as system of ponds covered by project);

(3) supporting local business and development of qualitative living and working environment for different social groups, including persons with disabilities on an equal level.

UniGreen focuses on development of new tourism products and their promotion. he expected result of the project is the identification of the project territory as joint destination for incoming tourism and network of nature-based one-day destinations for the local market.

Over the 2 years’ project implementation period (05.2017-04.2019) in Kurzeme and the border regions of Lithuania it is foreseen to build 7 walking trails equipped with various edutainment elements, 2 resting areas, 2 playgrounds and an adventure park for children, 2 watching towers, 2 viewing platforms, 4 pontoon piers and 3 pontoon bridges, develop more than 40 nature trail maps, a walking trails’ image guide, install audio solutions at 10 nature objects adapted for people with eyesight problems, organise the training of nature guides in Latvia and Lithuania, as well as carry out other activities for the development of nature tourism and facilitation of the accessibility of nature objects. The overall financing of the project is 1 176 867,14 EUR, i.a. ERAF financing 1 000 337,07 EUR.

The uniqueness of the project is to develop the accessibility to nature objects for travelers with disabilities.

Social media and contacts:
Phone: +371 67331492
E-mail: pasts@kurzemesregions.lv
Website: www.kurzemesregions.lv
Address: 4a Valguma Street, Riga, Latvia (Administration office)

4 April 2018

Nature guides’ training goes on!

The selected nature guides’ training group continues it’s training. The guides met on 18-20 January in Dundaga to participate at the second training session and on 22-24 March in Liepāja to hold it’s third training session already.

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15 November 2017

Launching of the nature guides’ training and opening of the walking trail in Skrunda

Last week, on 10 November, with a solemn event and symbolic ribbon-cutting, the new walking trail in Skrunda was opened, and the nature guides’ training launched, with a first three-days training session in Kuldīga.

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14 November 2017

Atklāj pastaigu taku Skrundā un uzsāk vides gidu apmācības

Pagājšnedēļ, 10.novembrī, ar svinīgu pasākumu un lentas griešanu tika atklāta jaunā pastaigu taka Skrundā un uzsāktas vides gidu apmācības, ar pirmo trīs dienu apmācību sesiju Kuldīgā.

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13 November 2017

Project launching press release

Thanks to nature diversity, landscapes, clean and safe environment, the border regions of Latvia and Lithuania inhere good potential for the development of nature toursim. In order to use it for fostering the development of boder regions, including the development of entrepreneurship, this year in May the Kurzeme Planning Region in cooperation with seven municipalities of Kurzeme region and Lithuania and three national and regional parks of Lithuania has commenced a project for the development of sustainable tourism in Kurzeme and the border regions of Lithuania to increase the number of visitors and overnight stays in regions.

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26 October 2017

UniGreen International Conference “Accessible Nature Tourism” in Lithuania

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26 October 2017

UniGreen starptautiskā konference “Dabas tūrisma pieejamība” Lietuvā

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14 September 2017

UniGreen organises a conference on facilitating nature tourism accessibility

On 19-20 October 2017 in Lithuania, at the Plateliai Culture Center, UniGreen organises the Conference “Accessible Nature Tourism”.

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9 August 2017

SKATINS GAMTINIO TURIZMO PLĖTRĄ IR PRIEINAMUMĄ ŽMONĖMS SU NEGALIA

SKATINS GAMTINIO TURIZMO PLĖTRĄ IR PRIEINAMUMĄ ŽMONĖMS SU NEGALIA

Dėl gamtinės įvairovės, kraštovaizdžio, švarios ir saugios aplinkos, Latvijos ir Lietuvos pasienio regionai turi palankų potencialą gamtinio tourizmo plėtrai. Norint jį išnaudoti skatinant pasienio regionų plėtrą, įskaitant verslumo plėtrą, šių metų gegužės menėsį Kuržemės planavimo regionas Latvijoje, bendradarbiaudamas su septyniomis savivaldybės iš Kuržemės regiono ir Lietuvos, ir trimis nacionaliniais ir regioniniais parkais Lietuvoje pradėjo vykdyti projektą, skirtą plėtoti tvarų turizmą Latvijos ir Lietuvos pasienio regionuose, siekiant padidinti lankytojų ir apsistojančių nakvynei skaičių regionuose.

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9 August 2017

Veicinās dabas tūrisma attīstību un pieejamību cilvēkiem ar īpašām vajadzībām

UniGreen projekta uzsākšanas preses relīze

Pateicoties dabas daudzveidībai, ainavām, tīrai un drošai videi, Latvijas un Lietuvas pierobežas reģioniem raksturīgs labs tūrisma attīstības potenciāls. Lai to izmantotu pierobežas reģionu attīstības veicināšanai, t.sk. uzņēmējdarbības attīstībai, šā gada maijā Kurzemes plānošanas reģions sadarbībā ar septiņām Kurzemes reģiona un Lietuvas pašvaldībām un trīs Lietuvas nacionālajiem un reģionālajiem parkiem, ir uzsācis projekta īstenošanu, lai sekmētu ilgtspējīgu tūrisma attīstību Kurzemē un Lietuvas pierobežas reģionos, palielinot apmeklētāju un nakšņošanas skaitu reģionos.

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Last updated: 20.07.2018 11:49