Szent Erzsébet útján a Rákócziak földjén / Cesta S.. (Szent Erzsébet útján..)
Szent Erzsébet útján a Rákócziak földjén / Cesta Svätej Alžbety na území Rákócziovcov
Start date: Jun 14, 2009,
End date: Jun 13, 2011
Global aim of the project: To establish a joint complex turistic packageSpecific aims:Project consorcium is formed by partners, who are the owners of significant cultural heritage of the region.Their aim is to develop spiritual and historical values, their joint presentation and marketing. 1.) Complex renovation and restauration of the north-eastern part of the St. Elizabeth´s Cathedral, over the Frantisek Rákoczy´s II. chapel and northern lateral aisle with memory sign of Frantisek Rákoczy´s II. 2.) According to an example of german Elizabeth Weg, we will organize the villages, wich are taking care of historical heritage of St.Elizabeth, in neighbouring regions into a net, and we wil organize workshops 3.) We will prepare a marketing plan and the route profile handbook 4.) Hungarian-slovak-english-german turistic guide and DVD presenting the route is in preparation 5.) We will order plates with marked individual stations 6.) We will order an area plan of resting places for wanderers, wich is planned to be built at the starting point of the route 7.) The project´s outcome will be published at the closing conference Achievements: The main objective of the project was to increase tourist activities in the area between Sárospatak and Košice on both sides of the border. The project created a pilgrimage route as a common touristic product. The person of St. Elizabeth is very important for the inhabitants of both towns – she was born in Sárospatak, while the Cathedral in Košice was named after her. The result of the project was a restored part of the pilgrims destination, St. Elizabeth Cathedral. Another important output was the new pilgrimage route which was marked with the rose emblem. A tourist guidebook was also created, and several joint events were organised, including a Pentecostal pilgrimage.
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