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ROBG 272

RowAdventure (ROBG-272)

What’s the goal?

The main objective of the project is to create 1 new integrated tourism product designed for adventurous tourists. 

What’s the budget?

497,713.31 euro, out of which 423,056.25 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Association AISSER Calarasi

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Sport for you and me - sports club canoeing, boxing and powerlifting, Bulgaria

Beneficiary 3 (B3): Association Sport Club ACTIS, Romania

When is it happening?

Start date: 04.09.2018

End date: 05.03.2020

Duration: 18 Months

Where is it happening?

Calarasi – in Romania

Vidin – in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?

  • Creating 1 new integrated tourism product designed for adventurous tourists. The new tourism products will support a sustainable development of the region from economic, cultural and social point of view;
  • Creating 2 operational tourism centers, one of each side of the border, fully equipped with safety equipment, sportswear and water sport equipment(10 kayaks for 1 person, 10 kayaks for 2 person, 5 canoes for 2 persons, 5 canoes for 4 persons and 5 boats for people with disabilities 1 trailer, 1 motor vehicle 4x4 for carrying the equipment/trailer/boats and motor vehicle for carrying the tourist with minimum 7 seats ;
  • Organizing 14 pilot actions in the eligible area of the programme; 4 Adventure trips with kayaks (3 days each), 4 expeditions with canoes (1 day each), 4 trips with special boats (1 day each), 2 Regatta (7 days each) using the equipment purchased to promote the new tourism products.
  • Development of promotional webpage of the newly created thematic art & culture tourist product and undertaking a wide promotional online and media campaign.

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

Programme outputs: 1 new integrated tourism product created.

Programme results: the project is proposing a contribution to the achievement of programme result indicator quantifying 6033 overnights in the CBC region generated by the creation of the new integrated tourism products in the region.

Project status (reflected in progress reports)

The project beneficiaries purchased all the necessary equipment for the project implementation (kayaks, canoes, boats, motor vehicle 4x4 ).

The common study for identify the routs for health tourism along the Danube has been elaborated in RO and BG version. One new integrated tourism product designed for adventurous tourists has been created namely,   adventure trips with kayaks and canoes for beginners, advanced, families and people with disabilities along the Danube.

2 Operational Tourism Centers, fully equipped with water sport equipment, were established in Calarasi (RO) and in Vidin (BG).

The web portal and interactive tourism map were elaborated and are available at www.rowadventure.eu in BG, RO and EN languages. The mobile application is available on Magazine Play (Android), App Store with name “RowadventureDanube”.

Also, the following pilot actions were organized:

-      2 trips with special boats were organized in Constanta;

-      2 adventure trips with kayaks were organized: 1 on the route Calarasi-Oltenita and 1 on the route Calarasi-Cernavoda;

-      2 expeditions with canoe: 1 in Orsova and 1 in Corabia;

-      1 regatta was organized along the Danube.

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