ArcheoBalt - Laying fixed foundations for innovative Archeotourism - a new "green" Archeoroute in the Southern Baltic Sea Region

Project description

The project aims to promote common touristic assets and to create profitable – green and blue profitable touristic route (e. g. as the Maya route in Mexico). The long-term aim of the project is to connect universities, museums and touristic industry for development of an Archaeo - route, to integrate the existing ideas and routes to improve the existing routes and offers and develop touristic offer.
The specific project objective is to create strategy for Archaeotourism in SBSR and its implementation tools. The project ArcheoBalt will deliver four main outputs, explicitly:
1. SBSR Cross-border resources for sustainable archaeotourism through their history, culture and nature.
2. SBSR Green and Blue Archaeoroute as alternative for traditional tourism.
3. Pilot investment in SBSR –innovative presentation of SBSR heritage.
4. Archaeotouristic centers network- the network of involved institutions.
The project ArcheoBalt comprises six work packages and includes activities that will have great social impact since the start of the project within the different levels of government and society within the decision-making processes of the project, regarding preparation and execution of strategies for the Archaeoroute as element of conservation of knowledge of the regional heritage, memory and identity:
WP 1: Project Management.
WP 2: Communication and Dissemination.
WP 3: Archaeotourism tools - Research for Project.
WP 4: SBSR Green and Blue Archaeoroute.
WP 5: Archaeoturistic augmented reality games.
WP 6: Small scale investments: Archaeotourisctic centers network.
The project will directly result the in the development of new projects and in specialized training for the benefit of the Baltic Region Archaeology and the creative economy and new managerial model within cultural & educational field. The project Archaeobalt will seek to create joint social responsibility and improve in infrastructure as well as to increase the number of highly qualified personnel.

Project total eligible budget
2 009 568,00 EUR
1 587 442,40 EUR
Project start date
01 Jul 2018
Project end date
30 Jun 2022
Lead partner

Name: University of Gdańsk
Address: Jana Bażyńskiego 8, Gdańsk
Country: Poland

Project partner
Name: Historical Museum of Gdańsk
Address: Długa 46-47, 80-831 Gdańsk
Region/Subregion: Pomorskie
Country: Poland
Name: University of Aarhus
Address: Nordre Ringgade 1, 8000 Aarhus
Region/Subregion: Other DK
Country: Denmark
Name: Museum of Bornholm
Address: Sct. Mortensgade 29, 3700 Ronne
Region/Subregion: Bornholm
Country: Denmark
Name: Lund University
Address: Helgonavägen 3 LUX, 22100 Lund
Region/Subregion: Skane län
Country: Sweden
Category of intervention
074 Development and promotion of tourism assets in SMEs