Balneological tourism - the future of health

Project code:CB007.1.11.075
Project call:CB007.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1 Tourist Attractiveness
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:22
Project final contract amount:567968.89 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:15.12.2017
Project end date:14.10.2019
Project summary:

The project aims at increasing the tourism attractiveness of the balneological and spa destinations in Bulgaria and Serbia. Specific objective: Development of a common strategy for development of tourist destinations; Implementation of initiatives for the protection and promotion of natural resources and cultural heritage.

The project envisages: Project Management Activity; Reconstruction of the Nikolai Haitov Park in Sapareva Banya; Renovation of Park Banjica in Sokobanja; Development of a cooperation strategy for sustainable tourism development; Organization and conducting of kick-off and final press conferences, and is targeted at regional and local providers of tourist services, providers of health and recreation services, regional/ national touristic associations.

The final beneficiaries/users of the results of the project will be: Population of the two sities Tourists and visitors Orthopedic patients, neurologic patients, cardio patients, pulmonary patients.


Leading partner
Municipality of Sapareva Banya
Municipality of Sokobanja