Help and advisory services to castle owners
The Consortium provides its members with a whole series of help and advisory services which may be described as follows:
Advice and assistance for submission of applications for grants or other subsidies provided for by state and regional legislation; information on due dates and on formalities for the submission of applications and preparation of accounts.
Advice and suggestions for the preparation of maintenance and restoration plans and for solving delicate problems when working on such ancient and unusual buildings as castles; advice on technical matters relating to architectural, structural, landscaping and cadastral aspects; advice on building companies and craftsmen experienced in working on ancient buildings.
Advice and suggestions relating to the legal aspects of protection and conservation, such as urban and monumental restrictions, inheritance systems and others.
Advice on how to obtain relief on direct and indirect taxes, on tax returns and on other aspects relating to cultural treasures.
Advice and suggestions relating to fulfilment of administrative formalities regarding the conservation and, above all, the use of castles with a view to enhancing their economic value: accommodation capacity, possible forms of use, etc.
Cooperation, research and studies aimed at the preparation of restoration projects or the development of informative and promotional material.
Assistance with communication
Graphic and editorial assistance for the preparation of promotional material for individual castles.
For this type of service, members may request support material or use the services of the Consortium offices.