Bug unites us – creation of two cross-border touristic kayak trails (PBU1/0224/16)

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Єднає нас Буг - утворення двох транскордонних байдаркових туристичних маршрутів

Country/ies: Belarus, Poland, Ukraine
Region(s): Lviv
Status: Actual projects
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: January 2018- on-going
Objectives and results of the project:

Aim of the project is to enhance integration in the cross-border area and increase its social-economic potential through development and preservation of the natural heritage and improvement of touristic infrastructure.

The project is bases on leading 800 km long new kayaking trails on the Bug river, marking and equipping them out with the necessary tourist infrastructures. Centers of tourism will be created in three countries as well as promotional events will be organized, i.a. a kayaking trip.

Implementing organization / institution:

Drohiczyn Commune

Project partners:

1.Sokal District Council, Ukraine
2. Department of Education, Sport and Tourism of the Drogichin District Executive Committee,Belarus

Total amount of the project: 1 285 060,25 EURO
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2014–2020