Project - Contemporary old city: Enhancing cultural tourism across the border

Description


Description: Activities of the project are aimed at increasing tourist attractiveness and promotion of historical and cultural centers and activities in Petrozavodsk and Joensuu, and in the respective regions. The inventory of territories’ cultural and historical offers, existing information sources, needs and future potential will be carried out. Thereafter, strategy for tourist development will be elaborated in Petrozavodsk and a programme to intensify culturally-based tourism in Joensuu. This work will be followed by the development of a joined marketing plan related to the culturally and historically -oriented tourism in the whole project area.
Achievements: Activities of the project were aimed at promoting historical and cultural sights and activities in Petrozavodsk and Joensuu, and in the respective regions. The inventory of territories’ cultural and historical possibilities, existing information sources, needs and future potential were carried out. Thereafter, strategy for tourism development was elaborated in Petrozavodsk and a programme to intensify culturally-based tourism in Joensuu. The main outputs - annual calendar of events, two new routes, two mobile applications, and the development of Old Smithy concept – are offering new tourism products and basis for further developments. For example, a tourist attraction Old Smithy was developed. On its basement new services will be offered to tourists, such as master classes and excursions. According to the department of tourist and excursion services of Kizhi Old Smithy and the new services rouse high interest among Petrozavodsk tourist companies.

Thematic Information



Project Summary


Project name (EN): Contemporary old city: Enhancing cultural tourism across the border
Project acronym: Contemporary old city: Enhancing cultural tourism across the border

Period: 2007-2013
Date of latest update: 2018-11-07

Project start date: 2012-06-01
Project end date: 2014-12-31
Project status: Closed

Total budget/expenditure: EUR 602.526,00
European Union funding: EUR 271.138,00

Project documents

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Partners Data


Lead Partner (EN): City of Joensuu
Lead Partner: City of Joensuu
Address: Torikatu 21 C, Joensuu, Finland
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Address: Lenin Sq. 2A, Petrozavodsk, Russia
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Address: Lenin Ave 2, Petrozavodsk, Russia
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Address: 10a, Kirova sq., Petrozavodsk, Russia
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Address: P.O. Box 111, Joensuu, Finland
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Address: Rantakatu 20, Joensuu, Finland
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Address: Pushkinskaya St., 11, Petrozavodsk, Russia
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Address: Varkaus Emb, 3, Petrozavodsk, Russia
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Address: Torikatu 21 C, Joensuu, Finland
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