The policy brief provides a definition of cultural and natural heritage and sustainable tourism and explores the links between them.
It demonstrates that cultural and natural heritage is a significant asset for local communities and makes an overview of European Union policies and initiatives in the field.
It also showcases how Interreg Europe projects fit into the picture by responding to challenges at the intersection of cultural and natural heritage and tourism. Among these, IMPACT project contributes with a Good Practice from its partner ENRx (France) : "Promoting region’s vegetable heritage through “Gîtes de France” tourist accommodation" with the project "Jardin vitrines or Showcase Gardens".
Interview to Florence Blas, communication manager of Gîtes de France and colaborator of the Jardin vitrines project.
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