The European Historic Cafés Association, a non-profit Association, referred for the sake of brevity as “EHCA”, is based on the need to encourage, protect and preserve the cultural, architectural and artistic heritage or the Historic Cafés, in national and European level.
Aiming at a better communication and establishing a business network between its members, the Association is to promote the history, culture, products and tourist interest, so as to create the desire to all friends of gastronomy and coffee around the world, to visit the city where each of its members is located.
Through events with prestige, the Association will have many to offer, not only to its members but also to the place in which a café-member is situated and hosts one of the events.
It pursues the promotion and safeguards the cultural heritage, with respect to differentiations of each country’s culture has been evolved, along with the revival and development of the Historic Café culture.
The main objectives of the “Historic Cafes Route” are: