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ROBG 502

ROBG-502 “Sustaining Rural Tourism in the Giurgiu-Ruse Area Through its Cultural Heritage”

What’s the goal?

The project has as overall objective the development of an integrated approach to the promotion of the cultural intangible and tangible heritage of rural communities from both Giurgiu and Ruse in order to support local economic development and the evolution of rural tourism.

What’s the budget?

360,279.12 euro, out of which 306,237.24 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 65,000 euro for LB and 104,500 euro for B2

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Eastern Danube Convention &Visitors Bureau Association

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Business Support Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises – Ruse

When is it happening?

Start date: 14.09.2018

End date: 13.11.2020

Duration: 14 months

Where is it happening?

Giurgiu in Romania

Ruse in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?                      

  • Documentation of rural communities and the development of a joint study
  • Sustaining and promoting rural tourism in the Giurgiu-Ruse area
  • Development and dissemination of the valorisation strategy

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

Programme outputs:1 integrated tourism product/service created, 1 common strategy, policy or management plan for valorising (including raising awareness) the cultural and natural heritage through its restoration and promotion for sustainable economic uses

Programme results: 500 tourist overnights in the CBC region

Project status

The project passed its first six months of implementation. Project Management Team was set up and joint meetings were held. The research methodology, the study and the strategy on the rural tourism in Giurgiu-Ruse region were developed. Press conference was held and publications were made in newspapers and online.

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