Baltic Sea Coastal  Conference. Resource – Development - Tourism

The Baltic Sea coastline is our major nature treasure. It is the reason why tourists recognise Latvia and Estonia and choose our countries as a holiday destination. The coastal area is a beautiful recreation, living and working environment for many of us. How to achieve win-win solutions for coastal development respecting different interests of local communities, entrepreneurs and tourists? Let us discuss and come up with proposals for democratic proposals for tourism development of the Baltic Sea coastline.


Conference Main Topics

  • Strategic vision of coastal development;
  • Hiking tourism trends in Europe;
  • Experience of implementation of coastal hiking trails in Sweden;
  • The Estonian-Latvian project “Hiking route along the Baltic Sea coastline in Latvia - Estonia”


Coastal municipalities, enterpreneurs, inhabitants, state and local authorities, tourism professionals and enthusiasts are welcome. The diversity of the audience will create an excellent opportunity for the exchange of opinions and best practices. 


Conference working language - Latvian and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Main target audience: representatives of Latvian and Estonian coastal municipalities, state and business sector, tourism professionals, media representatives.

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Practical information on the conference is available here.

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The Conference is organized and co - financed within the Estonia - Latvia Programme from European Regional Development Fund project “HIKING ROUTE ALONG THE BALTIC SEA COASTLINE IN LATVIA-ESTONIA”. Co-financed by: Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and  Jurmala Municipality. Organizers and cooperation partners: Latvian Rural Tourism association "Lauku Ceļotājs" , Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Republic of LatviaLatvian Association of Local and Regional GovernmentsCarnikava Municipality