Historical Route of Defensive Lines of Torres Vedras

Project facts

Project promoter
Câmara Municipal de Torres Vedras
Project Number:
PT0027
Status:
Completed
Final project cost:
€6,000,000
From EEA Grants:
€ 1,494,220

Description

The purpose of the Project is to implement a tourist and cultural route - the Historical Route of Defense Lines of Torres Vedras - with the overall objective of revitalising the historical and cultural heritage of the defense lines of Torres Vedras. Reference is made to the application dated 10 May 2006 and additional information provided by the Focal Point dated 24 November and 05 December 2006, 23 March, 26 March, 26 April, 10 May and 29 May 2007. The completed Project shall include the following activities and results: - rehabilitation of military structures; - purchase of land (48 000 €) and real estate (windmill/6 500 €) in the Municipality of Sobral do Monte Agraço; - creation of welcome and interpretation centres; - creation of supporting elements for the visitors to the military structures (road access and parking); - educational and tourist promotion of the cultural and natural heritage of the lines of Torres Vedras; - promotional activities. The Project Promoter is the Municipality of Torres Vedras (Camara Municipal de Torres Vedras). The Project shall be implemented in partnership with the Municipalities of Sobral do Monte Agraço, Mafra, Arruda dos Vinhos, Loures, Vila Franca de Xira and the General Directorate for National Buildings and Monuments (Direcção Geral dos Edificios e Monumentos Nacionais - Direcção Regional de Monumentos de Lisboa). The Focal Point shall ensure that the Project Promoter provides at least 25.89 percent of the total eligible Project costs.