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ROBG 568

“Tourism as a bond of perspective development of border region” eMS 568

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to improve the cultural heritage of the border region and to increase public awareness of the importance of the cultural and historic heritage of the region through creating integrated tourism product - "Archeology and culture"

What’s the budget?

1,483,998.37 euro, out of which 1,261,398.60  euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 29,000 euro for LB, 3,850 euro for B2 and 22,700 euro for B3

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Dolna Mitropolia Municipality (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Territorial Administrative Unit – Motatei Commune (Romania)

Beneficiary 3 (B3): Motatei Parish (Romania)

When is it happening?

Start date: 13.09.2018

End date: 08.09.2021

Duration: 35 months and 27 days

Where is it happening?

Dolj in Romania

Pleven in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?

  • Common management plan for restoration and promotion for sustainable economic use of historic and cultural sites
  • Marketing strategy for promotion of tourism product "Archeology and culture"
  • Common tourist guide with impressive photography
  • Organization of professional training of experts in cultural and historic heritage in Bulgaria and Romania
  • Conservation, partial restoration and socialization for Roman Ad Putea Road Station
  • Construction works in Church of St. Nicholas Motatei village

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

Programme outputs: 1 integrated tourism product created, 1 common strategy for valorising the cultural and natural heritage through its restoration and promotion for sustainable economic uses, 500 visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attraction

Programme results: 500 tourist overnights in the CBC region

Project status

The project passed the first six months of implementation. The joint project management team was set, the public procurement dossier for the start of the construction works in Dolna Mitropoliya was elaborated and the tender for assigning the contractor for the investment activities in Motatei was initiated. B2 contracted organization of events, elaboration of press releases, promotional materials and LB published information about the project on its website.

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