The beauty of Strandja - to explore, discover and spread the natural and cultural heritage in Bulgaria-Turkey cross-border region

Project code:CB005.1.22.105
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:2.2. Increasing the cross-border tourism potential by developing common destinations
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:15
Project final contract amount:91713.85 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:06.09.2017
Project end date:05.12.2018
Project intervention field:095 Development and promotion of public cultural and heritage services
Project summary:

The project objective is to increase the tourism potential by exploring, discovering and promoting the natural and cultural heritage in the cross-border region with focus on Strandja Mountain.

The planned activities will take account of development of studies and analysis on potential tourist resources through organisation of round tables in the cities of Svilengrad, Bulgaria and Kirklareli, Turkey. Training workshops on the preservation, promotion and development of the natural and cultural heritage in the region will be conducted for students from Vocational High School of Agriculture and Economics "Hristo Botev", Svilengrad and Kirklareli Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School. On study visits in Strandja Mountain the natural resources in the CBC region, landmark, protected areas, flora and fauna will be explored.

As a result of the project a common three-lingual guide in Bulgarian, Turkish and English languages, proposing touristic destinations in the cross-border region with significant tourism potential will be issued. The project will also contribute to improve knowledge and skills of the students based on protection, evolution and promotion of natural and cultural heritage, as well as to create positive image of the region and to increase the tourist flow.

Project website:

http://strandja-cbc.eu

 

Partners

Leading partner
Association for promotion of lifelong learning, Harmanli, Bulgaria
PP2
Vocational High School of Agriculture and Economics "Hristo Botev", Svilengrad, Bulgaria
PP3
Kırklareli Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School, Kirklareli, Turkey