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Culture and Creativity

Mapping EU support for cultural heritage in Europe

Pins in the shape of the EU flag on a globe

To celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) developed a series of interactive maps to gather visual information related to heritage.

This web app features information about the following programmes and initiatives

  • European Heritage Label
  • European Capitals of Culture
  • UNESCO World Heritage List in Europe
  • Information about the heritage under threat in Europe
  • Europe’s Digital Library
  • DiscoverEU
  • Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor
  • Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

Cultural Gems

Cultural Gems maps cultural and creative places in European cities. It is a spin-off of the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor, which assesses the performance of Cultural and Creative Cities in Europe. The tool is free and open source, and is developed by the JRC.

Find out more about Cultural Gems.