Project news

The almanac "Historical and cultural heritage of the Curonian Lagoon" will soon be published

Within the framework of the international project Russia-Lithuania Cross-Border Cooperation Program 2014-2020 “Сommon Heritage of Curonian lagoon: from Extraordinary to Familiar -
CROSS-HERITAGE”, the partner and curator of the Russian partners of which is the IKBFU, activities are being completed to develop tourist routes and an Almanac of the historical and cultural heritage of the region Curonian Lagoon.

Partners from Russia (IKBFU, Museum of the World Ocean and Curonian Spit National Park) and Lithuania (Klaipeda University) have completed work on two tourist routes "From Museum to Museum along the River of Time" and "From the Spit to the Continent", which will introduce tourists to new destinations and will allow you to see already familiar places from the other side. The almanac will tell about the traditions that are characteristic of the territories around the Curonian Lagoon, about natural and cultural sites both on the Russian and Lithuanian sides. The small edition will collect information about values ​​and places of interest, as well as practical information for tourists.

Anna Belova, project manager from IKBFU:

“Scientists from partner organizations have repeatedly visited the sites to test those destinations, objects of nature, history and culture, which were later included in the Almanac and new tourist routes. In addition, a number of online meetings were held."

The main partner of the project is the Kintai Arts Association (Lithuania). The partners are Klaipeda University (Lithuania), Shilut District Administration (Lithuania), IKBFU. I. Kant (Russia), National Park "Curonian Spit" (Russia), Museum of the World Ocean (Russia).

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