The museums and archaeological sites of the Coa Valley – Siega Verde, Altamira and Lascaux have announced the creation of a Rock Art Passport, thus promoting the circulation of visitors between spaces classified as UNESCO World Heritage.
At a meeting held on 13 March at the Côa Museum, under the General Protocol for Collaboration in the Field of Archaeological Heritage, the members of the Technical Follow-up Committee – responsible for the Côa Park Foundation, Directorate General of the Heritage of Castile and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of the Government of Cantabria and the Government of the Departmental Region of the Dordogne, also agreed to develop during the year 2019 work camps for youth exchanges of the three countries, establishment of a twinning program between municipalities of its regions, joint participation in the activities of the European Heritage Days and the Iberian Cultural Heritage Biennial – AR&PA, which will take place this year in the city of Loulé, between 11 and 13 October. In this event will be publicly presented the Portuguese version of the Tourist Guide on the Rock Art Heritage of Humanity of Southwest Europe.
On 14 March the Prehistoric Rock Art Trails, represented by Stefano Dominioni (Director, European Institute of Cultural Routes, Council of Europe) and Pedro Gómez (President of PRAT / CARP) awarded European Rock Art Trails quality certification to the Côa Museum and Archaeological Park.
(In the photo: Bruno Navarro, Presidente do Conselho Diretivo da Fundação Côa Parque; Francisco Mañanes Fernandez, Consejero de Educación, Cultura y Deporte do Governo da Cantábria; Germinal Peiro, Presidente do Conselho Departamental da Dordonha e Enrique Saiz-Martin, Diretor Geral do Património Cultural da Junta de Castilla y León)