Cultural herritage corridors - instrument for sustainable development of tourism in the cross-border region Bulgaria – Serbia
|Priority axis / Specific objective:||1.1 Tourist Attractiveness|
|Type of project:||Investment|
|Project duration in months:||24|
|Project final contract amount:||470525.26 €|
|Project EU co-financing rate:||85.00 %|
|Project start date:||23.07.2020|
|Project end date:||22.07.2022|
|Project intervention field:||094 - Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets|
The general objective of the project is development of competitive tourist attractions through the exposure of ancient fortress Borovets (near the town of Pravets) and realization of new exhibition in Surdulica.
Through the activities in this project will be increased the tourist attractiveness of the cross-border region of Pravets and Surdulica through the conservated cultural historical site fortress Borovets, new exhibition in Surdulica, and the development of small scale infrastructure encouraging tourists' visits - relax zones with benches, litter bins, wooden platforms in Borovets area. Significant project results are also:
Target groups pf the project are local citizens of Municipality of Pravets (7430) and Surdulica (20319); Tourists visiting Pravets (30000) and Surdulica (20000) yearly; Experts from Historical Museum - Pravets (6) and Association of soldiers - Surdulica (5); Мunicipal administration of Pravets (56) and Surdulica (68); Representatives of media (20) and NGOs, SMEs, tourism agencies (10).
Historical Museum - Pravets
Association of soldiers in the national liberation wars of Municipality of Surdulica