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Maritime Heritage Atlas of South Baltic

 


The Maritime Heritage Atlas of South Baltic is created within a project named "SeaSide - Developing Excellent Cultural Destination in the Southern Baltic area 2008-2010 of South Baltic Programme. Thirteen partners from four countries - Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Sweden have embarked on the project whose main purpose is to promote the regions along the Southern Baltic coast through common activities. This atlas is one of the largest enterprise and challange coordinated by the Polish Maritime Museum in Gdańsk. Aimed to potential visitors from Europe and the rest of the world, it works as a guidebook of attractive destinations, but also as a compendium of knowledge about maritime heritage. It covers the whole eligible area of South Baltic Programme. The Atlas is to disseminate, promote and educate , strengthen region identity and its recognition, most of all - encourage tourists to visit this region. The assets of the Southern Baltic are to be shown thanks to an interactive map.

 

 

The Maritime Atlas gathers the historic sites and objects, constructions, museums, lighthouses, historical ships and warships, ports and shipyards, natural attractions which belong to maritime heritage. Most of them are open to public and are considered the tourist attractions. The atlas contains maritime events and festivals as well. The maritime attractions are grouped in categories and sub-categories and the substantial contents are enriched by numerous photos. Maritime Atlas is a website in English with the access for four users updating the information. The representative of each country (Germany, Sweden, Lithuania, Poland) are be able to administrate respective national part of Atlas. Each partner is able to utilize the software tools according to their needs. Polish partner is the main administrator and has the access to all areas of the website.

 

Partners:

 

Bureau Hansa Sail Rostock - Leader

Germany

Maritime Museum Rostock

Germany

Tourist Board Stralsund

Germany

Tourist Board Rügen

Germany

Tourist Board Western Pomern

Germany

Lithuanian Sea Museum

Lithuania

Klajpeda Municipality

Lithuania

Klajpeda University

Lithuania

Blekinge County Museum

Sweden

Karlskrona Tourist Office

Sweden

Swedish Naval Museum

Sweden

Polish Maritime Museum

Poland

Gdańsk Municipality

Poland

 

 

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