Name of the project:
Integrated program ”Civitas Sacra” – promotion of the Šibenik tourist offer based on the valorisation of the cultural heritage of the cathedral of St James and the Galbiani Palace.
Diocese of Šibenik
City of Šibenik; Tourist Board of the City of Šibenik, Mihovil d.o.o.
The general goal
The general goal of the Development Project Civitas Sacra Integrated program, based on the reconstruction of the cultural heritage of the cathedral of St James and Galbiani Palace is with Integrated Civitas Sacra program based on the cultural heritage of the cathedral of St James and Galbians Palace contribute to the development of the economy of the city of Sibenik and Šibenik Knin County with the aim of improving tourist offer, season extension and employment in tourist and cultural activities. Branding the Šibenik city center program as a tourist destination will result in an increase in the number of visitor arrivals which will result in new employment, opening of new MSPs and generally increasing tourism revenues.
The specific goal
The specific goal of the project is to develop and brand an integrated program based on the UNESCO monuments of the cathedral of St James and Galbiani Palace with its attractive tourist and cultural content.
Specifically, the implementation of the project will reconstruct and modernize the Galbiani Palace with an improved and constructed system of quality and efficient management of cultural heritage through the use of culture and tourism as a synergistic factor for growth and promotion of the local economy. Furthermore, the project will valorize the significance of the cultural monument of the cathedral of St James and it will achieve the goal of preserving the status of protected UNESCO cultural heritage that is endangered due to the lack of a Visitor Center. According to the management plan, it will be developed an efficient and financially sustainable management system s for the so important cultural heritage.
The joint action of all the activities elaborated in the following points will provide a basis for the improvement of tourism and economic progress of the City of Šibenik, and according to the projected scenario the integrated Civitas Sacra program will be the trigger for the opening of numerous tourist and cultural-motivated MSPs within the wider tourist destination (Šibenik).