August of 2008 a brand new bet-tourism in our County was signed today a cooperation agreement between the municipality of Tondela, Supranational Organization of SMEs the Atlantic Axis - OSPEA, Trade Association of the District of Viseu and the Parishes of Santiago de Besteiros, Fráguas Monastery, and keep the Besteiros Vilar, Recreation and Sports Cultural Center of Santiago de Besteiros Tondela and Professional School.
The aim was to develop an instrument with this plan that is a factor in tourism growth, economic and cultural district.
He was recently created an executive committee to develop the ground all the work while a broader commission in order to monitor and make contributions to enrich the work of the first.
We live in a troubled period of difficulties and challenges at the same time, tourism and the economy are an important vector for Tondela County and its strategy to develop new activities and new concepts of tourism, culture and commerce.
There are many initiatives and achievements of our County to create dynamism and progress to the living but also those who visit us.
The aim is to prepare a project that the medium and long term to renew our villages, victims of aging and desertification.
The paths in the "Middle Ages" and following seasons, led much of Europe and its peoples to the Galician city of Santiago de Compostela, now may be the one factor of development.
It is the intention of revitalizing the city of Tondela paths in the municipality of Santiago Tondela.
This team in collaboration with other entities you want to recover the traces of the past within their respective parishes for the purpose of recognition and approval of courses.
Promote further research into the way other parishes of the municipality, thus providing its viability to its physical continuity.
Promote the integration of other entities in the project and at the same time promote the connection to the neighboring municipalities.
It is intended to recover some abandoned buildings (schools, railway stations iron) that can be turned into hostel rooms, meals and support even as sales offices / tourism.
Considering this as an innovative project for the region, and recognizing it as a very important factor for Tondela we will use new technologies as a lever in the disclosure and at the same time as a form of each to contribute to the success of "PATHWAYS IN SANTIAGO TONDELA "