Amerina Route Area Operational Plan | code 6C-GI-P2-5

Project information

Index: 1191R4
Priority:2: Environment and risk prevention
Sub Theme:Cultural heritage and landscape
Location ITALY CENTRO (I) Lazio Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2000
End: Ongoing

Topic of the practice

Integrated area planning | Cultural route tourism

Good Practice Information

Integrated area planning for environmental, cultural & tourist development of the historical ‘via Amerina’ trail | Historical backup support from local university | Public/private co-funding of specific actions | Stakeholders = Viterbo province & 10 municipalities | Beneficiaries = Local communities & economic actors, plus external visitors. Total investment to date = € 0.7 M, of which € 0.56 M
as grant from Lazio Region | Success factors = coordinated inter-municipal multi-year strategy; involvement of private enterprises & owners; valorisation of environment & historical heritage | Conditions for potential transfer = vertically integrated co-operation among regional, provincial & local authorities; availability of adequate public + private resources for action co-funding.

Evidence of success

5 actions envisaged in the plan | 4 projects financed and implemented | 90 km of trails surveyed, of which 90 rehabilitated & signposted | 30 workers employed in trail maintenance | 1 trail website| 30 thematic events | 4 tourist guidebooks (print+web) | 1 bio-district established for marketing of local agricultural quality products

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Annex completed on: 04-05-2014

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