Follow the links to learn more about heritage practice in Europe and the policy framework within which European Heritage Days operates.

European Cultural Convention (1954)

Convention for the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage (Valletta, 1992)

European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (Strasbourg, 2001)

Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Faro, 2005)

Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage (Granada, 1985)

Heritage Goes to School in Slovenia

Conclusions on cultural heritage as a strategic resource for a sustainable Europe (Council of the European Union, 2014)

Conclusions on participatory governance of cultural heritage (Council of the European Union, 2014)

Towards an integrated approach towards cultural heritage in Europe (Communication of the European Commission, 2014)

Mapping of Cultural Heritage actions in European Union policies, programmes and activities (European Commission, 2014)

(IT) EHD Portal User's Manual's%20Manual.pdf

European Heritage Days in the making: the story of Freistadt/Austria

The Bere Island Conservation plan/Ireland

Enguri Hydro-Power Arch Dam - industrial heritage site and tourist attraction in Georgia

Enjoying Czech Heritage: Heritage Education and Learning for All

Education & Heritage at Seixal Municipal Ecomuseum/Portugal

European Heritage Makers Week - Rules for participation

Cultural Heritage Makers Competition in Finland