Great War between the lines

Great War – Between the Lines is funded until September 2014 by the European Commission through its Interreg 4a ‘2 Seas’ cross border funding stream, funding intended to encourage collaboration across the English Channel. 14 partners from local governments and memory tourism specialists are working together. The Great War – Between the Lines project aims to enhance the understanding of the heritage of the Great War, and its legacy, with activities, events and materials designed to build on the feeling of remembrance felt by the public in the lead up to the nationally important commemoration of the outbreak of the Great War in 2014. The partners have come together to participate in the achievement of the following objectives: -To develop a network of stakeholders having complimentary knowledge about WW1; -Develop and support memory and heritage tourism; -Exchange good practice and experience in terms of heritage tourism; -Improve accessibility of heritage and offer to tourists and visitors sites and services; -Prepare together WW1 commemorations; -Develop cross border tourist tools; -Contribute the to the public awareness of the First World War and to promote the concept of a common war past; -Pay collective respect and maintain the remembrance of the conflict; -Facilitate cooperation about WWI between different partners; -Engage local communities in telling their histories

Province of Antwerp

Antwerp is the northernmost province both of the Flemish Region, also called Flanders, and of Belgium. It borders on North Brabant province of the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders. Its capital is Antwerp which comprises the Port of Antwerp. It has an area of 2867 km² and with nearly 1.7 million inhabitants it is the country's most populous province. The province consists of 3 Arrondissements, Antwerp, Mechelen and Turnhout.

Province of Antwerp

Provincie Antwerpen

Koningin Elisabethlei Antwerp
Antwerpen 2018