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Exploring local connections with Europe


The following Fife communities have twinning arrangements or partnerships with municipalities elsewhere in Europe.

  • Aberdour – twinning link with Corte Franca in Italy since 2004
  • Burntisland – twinning link with Flekkefjord in Norway since 1946
  • Culross – community partnership with Veere in The Netherlands for over 400 years
  • Cupar – twinning link with Sainte-Menehould in France since 2010
  • Dunfermline – twinning link with Trondheim in Norway since 1945 – partnership with Vichy in France since 1990 – dormant links with Wilhelmshaven in Germany, Albufeira in Portugal and Logroño in Spain
  • Glenrothes – twinning link with Böblingen in Germany since 1971
  • Kirkcaldy – twinning link with Ingolstadt in Germany since 1962
  • Leven – twinning link with Bruges in France since 2015
  • Newport-on-Tay – twining link with Zolotarevo in Ukraine since 2002
  • St Andrews – twinning link with Loches in France since 2015 (previous cultural partnership since 1996)

If there are other twinning links between communities in Fife and those elsewhere in Europe, please let us know using the form HERE.


Source: East of Scotland European Consortium paper (April 2015, additional information March 2022)