Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:54

From its establishment in 1987, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme counts today 31 certified Cultural Routes inviting Europeans to explore various themes of European history, landscape and heritage. To celebrate the programme’s achievements, the European Institute of Cultural Routes published in 2017 its first Annual Activity Report.  

Discover it online!


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 08:26


The internship is coordinated by the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) in cooperation with certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe wishing to host students for their research and work.

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:14

This past Thursday, the international seminar "Cultural Heritage as Recourse for Development. Opportunities within the European Programs" was held in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 09:07

On the 12 April, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was presented at the occasion of the International Seminar “Cultural Heritage as Resource for Development. Opportunities within the European Programs” in Kharkiv, Ukraine.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 14:15

2018 has been declared the EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY), an initiative that aims to increase visitors to both locations, boost tourism investment and stimulate people-to-people interactions.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 13:27

On Tuesday 17 April at the Beirut Campus (Lebanon) the Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture is opening the exhibition Al-Andalus, Photographs from the collection of the Legado Andalusi Cultural Foundation. The exhibition is part of the collaboration between the Legado Andalusi and the Institute of Islamic Art and Architecture at the School of Architecture and Design at the Lebanese American University.


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 14:06

Why and how did your Cultural Route begin?

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:49

On Wednesday 21st March 2018, the Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Secretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States, informed Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe of the Holy See’s accession to the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, registered as of the 21st March 2018. The Holy See becomes the 32nd member State of the EPA. We should like to thank Msgr.

Old Jewish Area, Troyes of Rachi, France
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:26

European Routes of Jewish Heritage: Jewish France

Jews have always been present in today’s France, but before the French Revolution some areas, like Alsace and Lorraine (East), Aquitaine (South-West) or Provence (South-East), had a more important Jewish life. In these peripherical areas, for a long time not included in the French Kingdom, Jews had been accepted or at least tolerated, while they had been expelled from the Kingdom during the Middle-Ages.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 09:52

For people who already participate in the European Day of Jewish Culture, as well as those who are new, or those who still thinking to join this fantastic project, the Poster 2018 is now available.

To be part of this great event of European Jewish culture, please contact Manu Valentin, our Communication Manager: communication@jewisheritage.org