ECOTOURISM IN KAMENÍN AND HÉREG VILLAGES

Tourism Project

Country/ies: Hungary, Slovakia
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: 1.1.2018-30.4.2019
Objectives and results of the project:

To build ecotourism in small remote villages Héreg (HU) and Kamenín (SK) is a long distance running for both of the project partner. The aim of this project is to start a fruitful cooperation and develop the natural heritage sites in this two villages. This project will contribute to maintaining and promoting natural heritage – Naturpark Gerecse and Kamenínske slaniská. There is a LIFE+ project implemented in Kamenín. The activities of this project will test pilot actions to better capitalize this two regions cultural and natural heritage and to combine tourism with the promotion and protection of the regions natural and cultural heritage.
Main objective of our project is development of small scale quality tourism linked to the local environmental or cultural features implementing following activities:
1. Ecotourism infrastructure in Kamenín (renewing of heritage of Roma nomandism by purchasing horses with chariot, creation of old rural character of the village by building haylofts for “mangalica” pigs and “szürkemarha” cows, shelters for eco-educational purposes, building new roof on existing tradition house, open air stage and other small – scale infrastructure)
2. Ecotourism infrastructure in Héreg (bringing life in the central eco-touristic building, small scale infrastructure)
3. Biodiversity support in Héreg (building of green fence naturally separating the industrial and inhabitat part of the village)
4. Cross-border cooperation of non-profits from the two regions from Slovakia and Hungary

Implementing organization / institution:

Obec Kamenín,Kamenín, Kamenín č. 641 943 57

Project partners:

Héreg Község Önkormányzata

Total amount of the project: 359,316.89 €
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary