The former frontiers of the Roman Empire are set to become the world´s biggest single archaeological site. UNESCO World Heritage Site status is now in prospect for the frontiers as a whole. The World Heritage designation on the Danube Limes heritage would also ensure a proper and adaquate utilization of the cultural heritage resources and a massive increase in awareness raising. The overall objectives are to extend the multinational serial World Heritage Property into the Lower Danube countries. Expected results are new Danube Limes nomination documents, UNESCO Tentative List Entries and nomination documents on samples areas. A second focus lays on the development of an overall marketing strategy for the prospective extension of the World Heritage into all Danube countries. To the present day there is no closer cooperation between individual Limes regions or cross border collaboration. Final result of those activities is a concrete joint action plan on the development of a common cultural route, an additional tourist destination and a cultural brand for the whole Danube Limes.


Duration 01/10/2012 - 31/12/2014
Funding EU
Program European Territorial Cooperation 2007-2013

Department for Building and Environment

Center for Architectural Heritage and Infrastructure

Principle investigator for the project (University for Continuing Education Krems) Univ.-Prof. Dipl.Arch.ETH Dr. Christian Hanus
Project members


Holisitc vision and local action planning in the Danube limes environment

Summer University Danube Limes Brand, 27/08/2013

Collection of ideas for the Danube Limes Brand vision

Danube Limes Brand, Project Meeting, 08/07/2013

Donau-Limes Brand - Table of Methology

DLB Project Meeting, 20/04/2013

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