Liberation Route Europe is an international remembrance network linking the main regions impacted by the liberation of Europe from nazi occupation in 1944-1945.
The route connects important historic sites of the Second World War in Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom. The Route combines historical content with a multi-perspectivity approach, remembrace tourism and memory transmission tools at European level.
Council of Europe values
20th Century European history, the heritage of the Second World War and the liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation and its role in the future construction of peaceful, democratic and inclusive societies are at the core of the Liberation Route Europe’s missions. By presenting a multi-perspectivity of view of this historical event, Liberation Route Europe aims at raising common awareness of Council of Europe values of Human Rights, democracy, the Rule of Law, cultural diversity and the fight against any form of discrimination.
Liberation Route Europe is certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019.