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ROBG 491


Developing common tourism products and rehabilitation of cultural heritage

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to promote the cross-border region of Silistra and Călărași as a tourist and cultural destination by developing the cultural infrastructure and creating attractive tourist packages.

What’s the budget?

1,499,992.54 euro, out of which 1,274,993.65 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 12,882 euro for LB and 11,826 euro for B2.

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Silistra Municipality

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Territorial Administrative Unit – Călărași County

When is it happening?

Start date: 08.08.2018

End date: 05.12.2020

Duration: 28 months

Where is it happening?

Calarasi (Romania)

Silistra (Bulgaria)

How is it going to happen?

  • Rehabilitation of the building of the Art Gallery owned by Silistra municipality
  • Rehabilitation of the old building known as “Demetriade House” in Călărași
  • Joint strategy for tourism development
  • Tourism products and services
  • Touristic route “The cultural heritage of Old buildings in Silistra-Călărași
  • Website
  • Information and publicity activities.


What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 3 integrated tourism products/services created, 1 strategy for valorizing the cultural and natural heritage

Programme results: increase of the number of overnights in the cbc area with 53.000.

Project status (reflected in progress reports)

The project is facing challenges in implantation. The JS is monitoring and offering the necessary support to the project to recover and achieve the planned results.

LB construction works are not started yet. Currently the technical specifications for the technical design for rehabilitation of Silistra Art Gallery are drafted.

B2 has launched the procedure for elaboration of the technical design and execution of works for rehabilitation of the building “Demetriade House”, but on two calls, no offers were received. The beneficiary has launched for a third time the procedure.

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