Bulgarian-Turkish Partnership in tourism for better utilisation of natural, cultural and historical heritage of the bordering regions

Project code:CB005.2.21.107
Project call:CB005.2
Priority axis / Specific objective:2.1. Increasing the touristic attractiveness of the cross-border area through better utilisation of natural, cultural and historical heritage and related infrastructure
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:429410.64 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:24.08.2020
Project end date:24.08.2022
Project intervention field:094 Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

The main purpose of the project is to increase the touristic attractiveness of Meric and Stambolovo Region through better use of cultural heritage and  infrastructure. The main activities of the project include rehabilition of an existing green area in Meric with walking paths and urban equipment, making it available to visitors and increasing its touristic attraction. A festival will be held in the improved green area. In addition, a mobile application will be developed to promote the tourism potential of Stambolovo and Meric regions and electronic guidance service will be provided via smart phones. The awareness of the tourism potentials of the project areas will be increased with the information days to be organized, seminars, publications and informative materials to be distributed.


Leading partner
Municipaity of Merich
Association Arda 2003 - Stambolovo