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Twinning and Friendship Agreements

Twinning and Friendship Agreements: Relationships with twin towns can have broad benefits, including real economic, social and cultural dividends.


Twinning Agreements

The Vale of Glamorgan has Twinning Agreements with:


Rheinfelden, Germany


Mouscron, Belgium


Fécamp, France



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Friendship Agreements

We also have Friendship Agreements with:


Jurbarkas, Lithuania


Neumarkt, Italy


Putnok, Hungary




The Council would be happy to assist and support community groups and organisations in fostering links with our twin towns. That assistance and support could include:

  • Providing key contact details in our twin towns

  • Signposting organisations and groups to potential sources of funding, so that links can develop and grow

The twinning arrangements are designed to foster international relationships by focusing on activities and exchanges that promote social, cultural, sporting and education links.


The Council, whilst not being able to directly fund twinning activity, can potentially give advice and guidance to enable a range of interested groups and organisations to:

  • Explore the feasibility and / or possibility of combined excursions to our twin towns

  • Explore the feasibility and / or possibility of visits to the Vale of Glamorgan from groups and organisations within our twin towns

  • Provide dates and details of planned events within the Vale of Glamorgan so as to allow groups to link in potential twinning visits

  • Signpost groups to potential sources of funding to assist in organising visits to and from the Vale of Glamorgan