Tradition, nature and culture – differences and similarities that connect us

Tourism Project

Title in original language: '' Tradicija, priroda i kultura - različitosti i sličnosti koje nas povezeju"

Country/ies: Bulgaria, Serbia
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Duration of the project: 2013-2014.
Objectives and results of the project:

The main objective is to promote tourism in the border region, through the valorisation of natural resources and modernization of existing infrastructure.

The overal objective is to achive sustainable development of a border area through the creation of common tourist attractions and new products.

Specific objectives:
- To transform the cultural and natural heritage;
- To raise the tourist attractiveness and cometetive advantage of the cross-border region;
- To make the main step in establishing new tourist products on both sides of the border
- Made and conducted Land reorganization plan in Sokobanja in block “Vrelo”;
- Finished Urbanistic project with the architectual plan for Summer stage in Sokobanja;
- Finished Urbanistic project for Paleo Park in Varshets;
- The approved location permits

Implementing organization / institution:

Organization for Tourism, Culture i Sport Sokobanja

Project partners:

Organization for Tourism, Culture i Sport Sokobanja,
Local initiatives Varshets Bulgaria

Total amount of the project: 68.770,47€
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Bulgaria-Serbia IPA Cross-border Programme
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