EU funding can support many tourism and arts businesses with new developments that increase visitors and enhance the tourism economy. In some areas, it can also enable projects which celebrate shared cultural heritage across EU borders. Generally projects need to benefit the economy.
Norman Connections brought together castles and other heritage sites in England and Normandy with a shared Norman history in a joint interpretation and promotion project supported by the Interreg IVa France (Channel) England programme.
Shaping 24 was a partnership between groups of heritage sites in Norwich and Ghent. The project was supported by the Interreg IVa 2 Seas programme and collaborated to test similar approaches to heritage promotion in two cities with a rich past.
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