The Consortium for the Development of Vega-Sierra Elvira is a Local Public Entity, consisting of more than 32 municipalities in Granada, Andalusia (Spain).
European Network Watchtowers – Discovering the old boundaries
The project aims to promote and preserve the historical watchtowers at European level the development of new ways of accessibility and reuse, a new role in the territory integrated in an interconnected network.
The project aims to achieve the following objectives:
1) to strengthen the importance of historical watchtowers as part of our common European history and to make this heritage accessible and understandable to a world-wide audience
2) to promote a EU wide reflection over the history and role of frontiers within Europe in the pre-modern age
3) to increase awareness on the importance of preservation and conservation of historical sites and their surroundings –and History and Environment in general– as a touristic attraction and as an economic booster for certain communities
4) to increase self steem and pride in communities about their local history and, at the same time, to provide them with the idea of belonging to a larger and European network with a common past
Please find more about the project in the appendix.