Spain is committed to offering coastal and river cruises that can compete internationally as a great product club, with funding from the Next Generation Fund along with other maritime destinations through the Spain Tourism Experience Helpline. about 2 million euros,
project of The Network of Coastal and River Cruises of Spain’s Continuing Marine Landscapes (Red CCF) It will be implemented in 10 autonomous communities: Galicia, Extremadura, Castilla y León, Aragon, Basque Country, Catalonia, Andalusia, Canary Islands, Balearic Islands and CeutaAnd it will be led by the Galician Association of Nautical Activities – AGAN+, which has been developing the concept of coastal cruises since 2016, several European cross-border cooperation projects with Portugal (POCTEP) and Interreg with France, the United Kingdom Thanks to the Atlantic region. , Ireland and Portugal.
project, with duration 14 months As of December 31, 2023, the following are big goal,
“Build a network of coastal and river cruises of Spain’s Sustainable Maritime Destinations (RED CCF). A platform to develop maritime destinations to compete with other major European destinations and to plan a standardized offering of coastal and river cruises in Spain Will act as an interlocutor at the national level for
Its purpose is to promote the development of cultural sea routes on the one hand (Coast Cruises) along the Spanish coasts, value knowledge of the heritage and culture of various sites through stopovers.
On the other hand, it is intended to make river cruises In Spain’s main rivers, reservoirs and inland seas.
in Ceuta The partner in charge of the development of the project is the Chamber of Commerce and is intended to operate in Ceuta and in close cooperation with the Andalusian partners that make up the Strait of Gibraltar.
Chambers will be Ceuta’s representative in the national network of coastal and river cruises and will serve to transform our city into a scale of coastal cruise tourism. In addition, based on the methodology and knowledge of national partners, the creation of specific coastal cruise tourism routes to Ceuta will be promoted that link it to areas of tourist interest. These itineraries will be set up Ceuta. Available to tourist companies from for commercial exploitation, so they are the ultimate beneficiaries of the project.
Once these routes are built and geo-located, land itineraries will be created for seafarers, which will be fully digitized and will allow them to discover the cultural and natural heritage of our city. All these are complemented by tourism promotion elements based on the national network.
In parallel with the project, the Chamber will primarily help in energy efficiency and digitization of the port by providing tools to complement the coastal cruise ports with facilities for the development of tourism activity.