European Forum on Historic Gardens

The European Network of Historic Gardens organices in Lloret de Mar (Gerona, Catalonia, Spain) the first EUROPEAN FORUM ON HISTORIC GARDENS.

This forum has the aim of to consolidate this network of Historic Gardens as candidate to the mention “European Cultural Route” that is awarded by the Council of Europe.



Lloret de Mar (Catalonia, Spain), 7-8 September 2017

THURSDAY, 7th September

9:00. Accreditation of attenders and delivery of documentation

9:30. Inauguration of Forum

10:00. Conference: Historic Gardens, past and present of a European Historic and Natural Heritage.
PhD. José Tito Rojo (University of Granada, Spain)

10:45. Coffee-break

11:15. Presentations: Entities and Historic Gardens attending to the Forum (10-15 minutes for each presentation -all the representatives are invited to introduce their institutions and / or Historic Gardens, using video, power-points, brochures…-)

13:30.  Lunch

15:15. Conference: Historic Gardens and Cultural Tourism, some considerations…
PhD. Jordi Tresserras ( LABPACT – University of Barcelona, Spain)

16:00. Conference: The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme.
Mr. Stephano Dominioni (European Institute of Cultural Routes, Council of Europe, Luxembourg)

16:30. Conference: Technic proposal for the implementation of a European Cultural Route based on Historic Gardens. Introducing the promotional Website.  Mrs. Anna Fuentes and Mrs. María del Pozo (European Network of Historic Gardens)

17:00. Round Table: The Historic Gardens as tourism resource in the European Cultural Tourism framework.
             Participans: PhD. Jordi Tresserras (University of Barcelona), Ph.D. Ramón Montes (Technical Coordinator of PRAT-CARP Cultural Route) and Mr. Carles Garcia (Architect, expert in Landscaping)

18:30-20:00. Technic visit to Santa Clotilde Historic Garden, XIX Century (comfortable shoes are recommended)

20:30. Official Dinner

FRIDAY, 8th September

09:00.  Conference – colloquium: Creating a new Cultural Route of Council of Europe: from the idea to the obtention of the Council of Europe’s Mention. Structure, organization and Budget of a European Cultural Route.
PhD. Ramón Montes (Technical Coordinator of PRAT-CARP Cultural Route of Council of Europe)

10:00. Break

10:30.  General Assembly of the European Network of Historic Gardens Association.
             All the attenders are invited to take place in this assembly

12:00.  Closing of the Forum

12.33. Brunch