Integrated network of bicycle touring routes along the Ukrainian-Hungarian border

Tourism Project

Country/ies: Hungary, Ukraine
Region(s): Észak-Alföld
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for tourism development with only partial contents for sustainability
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: 06/01/2012 - 05/31/2013
Objectives and results of the project:

The project is aimed at human resource development in the field of cycle tourism, information services, promotion, organisation development, cost effective building of bicycle road sections, elaboration of conceptual documents. Main activities of the project is focusing on the building of cross-border bicycle way (Luzhanka-Asztej-Berehovo, 3856 m), building of cross-border bicycle way (Vylok-Nevetlenfalu, 3150 m) and cycling park station In Beregsurány. The activity is also aimed at working at the development of the Strategic study on preparation of connecting the Transcarpathia region to the European Cycle Route Network, compiling of data base of tourist attractions and places of interest along the bicycle routes.

Implementing organization / institution:

Transcarpathian Regional Non-governmental Organization „Ukrainian-Hungarian Regional Development Centre”
Address: Ukraine - 88000 Uzhgorod, Duhnovich street 16/1.
Email: uzhgorod@umti.org

Project partners:

Road Service in Transcarpathian Region
Address: Ukraine - 88000 Uzhgorod, Duhnovich street 16/1.
Email: chief@sad-carpati.com

Tourinform Office of the Municipality of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County
Address: Hungary - 4400 Nyíregyháza, Sobranetska Street 39.
Email: szabolcs-m@tourinform.hu

Self-government of Beregsurány
Address: Hungary - 4933 Beregsurány, Rákóczi Street 1.
Email: K1559@koznet.hu

Total amount of the project: 463 509,00 €
Financing institution(s): National, regional, local government or institutions
Name of program(s): 2007 - 2013 Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI CBC