Atlantic CultureScape

The Atlantic CultureScape project had the objective of: identifying Intangible Cultural Heritage experiences, and; supporting experience providers with the development of their experiences to boost the tourism offering across this area.


The Atlantic Culturescape project was launched in 2019 and co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the INTERREG Atlantic Area programme.

This programme promotes transnational cooperation among 36 Atlantic regions within six European countries and co-finances projects in the fields of Innovation & Competitiveness, Resource Efficiency, Territorial Risks Management, Biodiversity and Natural & Cultural Assets.

The Atlantic CultureScape project brought together seven partners and 12 associate partners from six European countries with the objective of: identifying diverse Intangible Cultural Heritage experiences unique to Europe’s Atlantic coast areas, and; supporting Intangible Cultural Heritage experience providers with the development of their experiences to boost the tourism offering across this area.

The Partners

This map to the right shows the seven partners in the Atlantic Area: 1. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council; 2. Brecon Beacons National Park Authority; 3. Regional Government of Cantabria; 4. The University of Vigo; 5. Munster Technological University; 6. The Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions; 7. Rio Maior Municipality.

The twelve associate partners are: The Ring of Gullion Handcrafts and Art, Tourism Northern Ireland, Fiddlers Green Partnership, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, Brecon Beacons Tourism Ltd, Grupo de Desarrollo Rural Litoral de la Janda, Instituto Andaluz de Patrimonio Histórico, Agência de Promoção da Cultura Atlântica, Comhairle Contae Mhaigh Eo, Cork County Council, Cluster de Turismo de Galicia, and Armorique Regional Park

The project website will be maintained until 2029 –

Project updates

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Atlantic Culturescape – Brochure 2022

November 24, 2022

Atlantic CultureScape Project Brochure – 2022


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